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1/30-31 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What were the cause and consequences of the Monroe Doctrine? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the cause and consequence of the Monroe Doctrine by reading and writing a CEAS with at least 8 points out of 10.

Independent: Students will understand James Monroe's presidency by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  If you were President of the United States and Spain tried to take over Mexico, would you do anything about it? Why or why not?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Monroe Doctrine Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:James Monroe Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all the history work in Google Classroom?   - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read…

1/28-29 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What were the major events & effects of the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the major events and effects of the War of 1812 by reading and completing a FlipChart with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the War of 1812 by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What is one thing you already know about going to war? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  War of 1812 Notes Continued
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 50 minutes:
Task 1: Flipchart Work Time
Independent (Voice Level 0) 50 minutes: Task 1:War of 1812 Webquest in  Googl…

1/27 Monday

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Guiding Question: What was the significance of the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative:  Students will understand the major causes and events of the War of 1812 by reading, annotating for the main idea, and answering questions.  

Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What challenges might a country face when going to war? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  War of 1812 Intro Notes
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Read & complete AIM annotations
Task 2: Identify the main idea 
Task 3: Answer TDQs 
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  None

Lunch Time Olympics Survey

1/23-24 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What led to the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will annotate, identify the main idea, and respond to questions about the road to the War of 1812. 
Independent: Students will understand James Madison and his presidency by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace. W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What would you do if you were President and another country was attacking your citizens? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  James Madison & Road to the War of 1812 Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:James Madison Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read…

8th Grade Superlatives

1/21-22 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How did the Louisiana Purchase benefit America? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of the Louisiana Purchase by reading, annotating and responding to a CEAS prompt.

Independent: Students will understand the Lewis & Clark expedition by completing a webquest.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Why might a country want to expand?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Louisiana Purchase Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Lewis & Clark Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practice your typing  - Read a book
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:

Task 1: Read & complete guide…

1/16-17 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What is the significance of Marbury v. Madison

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of Marbury v. Madison by reading, annotating, and responding to questions in their groups. 

Independent: Students will understand the Court’s decision in Marbury v. Madison by completing a webquest. 

Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What do you know about the Supreme Court/Judicial Branch?

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Marbury v. Madison Notes

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:
Task 1:Marbury v. Madison Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Did you complete your winter break homework for my class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practice your typing  - Read a book Collaborative (Voice Leve…