Q1, Wk1

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #1
Unit of InstructionHistory
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RI.1.2
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will know and be able to explain the classroom rules
  • Students will be able to explain why we learn history
Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday: Students will get to know Mr. Wilson and play 2 truths and a lie. The syllabus will be passed out and they will go over classroom rules and expectations and take a survey. 

Wednesday: Students will examine quotes about history and discuss them. They will then write their own objectives for the class based on those quotes. 

Thursday/Friday: Students will take a pre-test of their knowledge and then have a class discussion about various issues. 

Assignments Due
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