US History 10/30-11/3

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #11
Unit of InstructionOrganizing Principle 3: Between 1607 and 1763, the British North American colonies began to develop practices of self-government, religious freedom, and economic independence from Great Britain.
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.

SS.8.A.3.1 Explain the consequences of the French and Indian War in British policies for the American colonies from 1763 – 1774.

SS.8.A.3.2 Explain American colonial reaction to British policy from 1763 – 1774.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to:

Make a choice of which side to join at the beginning of the French and Indian War using their knowledge of the situation. 

Make a illustrated timeline or comic showing the causes, course and effects of the French and Indian War. 

Classroom Activities

Classroom Activities:

Notes in the form of bubble charts.

Two primary sources and analysis covering the thoughts of Native Americans. 

An activity in which students analyze the situation from the point of view of a Native American and choose which side to join. 

Students make a illustrated timeline or comic showing the causes, course and effects of the French and Indian War. 

Assignments Due

Native Choice Sheet (in class)

Timeline/Comic (in class, but homework if unfinished. due 11/6 or 7)

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