|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Early Republic|
SS.8.A.4.3 Examine the experiences and perspectives of significant individuals and
SS.8.A.3.14 Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political,
SS.8.A.4.12 Examine the effects of the 1804 Haitian Revolution on the United States
SS.8.A.4.1 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Essential Questions: How does government change? How does conflict develop?
Students will take notes on and discuss the changes and events of Thomas Jefferson’s presidency. They will then write an exit ticket detailing the changes and why they happened.
Day 2: Students will map the borders of the Louisiana Territory and changes made to it.
Day 3: Students will watch a series of videos depicting the debate on whether or not to declare war on Britain in 1812. They will then work in groups to discuss and debate as a class what to do.
Day 1: Exit ticket and class discussion on Jefferson.
Day 3: Paragraph on why the US declared war.