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5/31-6/3 Friday-Monday

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Guiding Question: What did we learn in Second Semester?  

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will review information learned during semester 2 by completing a Final Exam study guide with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
CA HSS 8.5 - 8.11

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
What should you do to study for a final exam? Where can you find information to help you with a study guide? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Final Study Guide Tips
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1: Final Exam Study Guide 

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

Homework:  None

5/20-30 Legacy of Reconstruction Project

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Guiding Question: Was Reconstruction a success or failure? 
Objectives: Collaborative:Students will determine if Reconstruction was a success or failure by researching and complete a project with a score of at least 3/4. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Collaborative (Voice Level .5) Day 1: Rise of Hate Groups
Day 2: Reconstruction Ends 
Day 3: Segregation Had to Be Invented 
Day 4: Project Slides 
Homework:  Make sure you are completing the daily assignments at home. All papers are due on Day 4.

5/16-17 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: Which of the Reconstruction Amendments was most significant? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will investigate the Reconstruction Amendments by reading, responding to questions, and writing a CEAS response with a score of at least 8 pts out of 10. Independent: Students will reflect on their SBAC performance by viewing scores from 2017 & 2018 and setting a goal for 2019. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Do you know how you did on the CAASPP tests last year? If you don’t know what your score was, how do you think you did on a 1-4 scale? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 20 minutes: Task 1: SBAC Reflection & Goal Setting
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1: Reconstruction Amendm…

5/14-15 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How did the South initially react to Reconstruction? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will investigate Black Codes by reading, writing summaries, and responding to a writing prompt with at least 80% accuracy. Independent: Students will learn more about Reconstruction by reading and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 

How do you think white Southerners will react to organizations like the Freedmen’s Bureau trying to give former slaves job & educational opportunities?   Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
The South Resists Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:The Fight Over Reconstruction - Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Black Codes
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5/10-13 Friday-Monday

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Guiding Question: What are the initial goals and challenges of Reconstruction? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will understand the Freedmen’s Bureau by investigating a primary source and responding to CAASPP-ready questions with at least 80% accuracy. Independent: Students will understand the beginning of Reconstruction by reading and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Do you think the U.S. government should punish the South for the Civil War? Why or why not? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Introduction to Reconstruction Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Rebuilding the South - Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Freedmen's Bureau
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5/8-9 Wednesday-Thursday

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Guiding Question: Who killed Abraham Lincoln? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will understand the Lincoln Assassination by working in groups to investigate sources, answer questions, and complete a summary with at least 80% accuracy. Independent: Students will understand the Civil War by watching an episode of America: The Story of Us and completing a viewing guide with 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.10 - Students analyze the multiple causes, key events, and complex consequences of the Civil War. 

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  How do you think Southerners felt after the end of the Civil War? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Lincoln Assassination Notes Whole Class Collaborative (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1: Lincoln Assassination Assignment
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Whole Class Independent (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: America: The Story of Us - Civil War 
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5/6-7 Monday-Tuesday

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Guiding Question: How did the bloodiest war in American history come to an end? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will understand the South's surrender at Appomattox Court House by reading and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy. Independent: Students will understand the effects of the Civil War by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.10 - Students analyze the multiple causes, key events, and complex consequences of the Civil War. 

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  How do wars end? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Appomattox Court House Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Effects of the Civil War - Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Appomattox Court House
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  None

5/2-3 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: In what ways did women participate in the Civil War? 

Objectives: Collaborative:Students will understand the role of women in the Civil War by reading and completing a CAASPP practice assignment with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.10 - Students analyze the multiple causes, key events, and complex consequences of the Civil War. 

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Make a prediction: How do you think women participated in the Civil War? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Women in the Civil War Notes
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 80 minutes: Task 1: Read "Women and the American Civil War", talk to the text
Task 2: Complete CAASPP practice packet
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  Missing work due by Friday!