2/7-8 Thursday-Friday

Guiding Question: 
What drove Americans to expand westward? 

Collaborative:  Students will understand the 19th century belief in “Manifest Destiny” by completing a close reading packet and writing an analytical paragraph with a score of at least 8 points out of 10.
8.8.2 - Describe the purpose, challenges, and economic incentives associated with westward expansion, including the concept of Manifest Destiny (e.g., the Lewis and Clark expedition, accounts of the removal of Indians, the Cherokees’ “Trail of Tears,” settlement of the Great Plains) and the territorial acquisitions that spanned numerous decades.
W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 

Do you believe certain things are destined to happen? In other words, do you think there are there events that will happen no matter what anyone does? Why or why not?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Westward Expansion Notes
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 90 minutes:
Task 1: Manifest Destiny Hook Exercise
Task 2: Manifest Destiny Primary Source Packet 
Task 3: Analytical CEAS paragraph 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
On board

Manifest Destiny Questions (Google Classroom) 

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