US History 10/16 -10/20

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #9
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
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.2.2 Compare the characteristics of the New England, Middle and Southern colonies.

SS.8.A.2.3 Differentiate economic systems of New England, Middle and Southern colonies including indentured servants and slaves as labor sources.

SS.8A.2.4 Identify the impact of colonial figures on the economic, political, and social development of the colonies.

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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to:

  • Research a colony’s social, geographic, economic and political history
  • Peer-edit another student’s work with at least 2 pieces of constructive feedback. 
  • Create and present a project on one of the original 13 colonies
Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday – Students will have finished the research for their project last week and over the weekend and will work on their project. 

Wednesday- Students will present the rough- drafts of their project in small groups and give constructive criticism within the groups

Thursday/Friday – Students will present the finished projects to the class.

Assignments Due

Research Notes – Due Monday October 16/Tuesday October 17

Colony Project – Due Thursday October 19/Friday October 20

Additional Resources

 13 Colonies Project Rubric

CATEGORY

5

4

3

2

1

Points Earned

Content

The project contains ALL the required information and has evidence of research.

Information is 100% accurate.

The project contains many required information and shows evidence of research.

Information is 99%-90% accurate.

The project has a few required information.

Information is 89%-80% accurate.

The project contains minimal information.

Information is 79%-70% accurate.

The project contains information not related to the assigned project.

Information is 69%-0% accurate.

 

Graphics/Pictures/

Additional Content

Graphics go well with the text and there is a good mix of text and graphics.

Graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text.

Graphics go well with the text, but there are too few and the project seems “text-heavy”.

Graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen.

There is no additional content with the text.

 

Presentation

-Holds attention of entire audience with the use of direct eye contact, seldom looking at notes

-Speaks with fluctuation in volume and inflection to maintain audience interest and emphasize key points

-Consistent use of direct eye contact with audience, but still returns to notes -Speaks with satisfactory variation of volume and inflection.

-Displays minimal eye contact with audience, while reading mostly from the notes -Speaks in uneven volume with little or no inflection

-Holds no eye contact with audience, as entire report is read from notes -Speaks in low volume and/ or monotonous tone, which causes audience to disengage

-Did not present

 

Neatness and Effort

The project has no distracting errors, corrections or erasures. It is readable and shows a great deal of effort.

There are no spelling or grammar errors

The project has a few errors, corrections and erasures. It is readable and shows some effort

There are 3 or fewer grammar and spelling errors.

The project has some corrections, erasures and is untidy.

There are 6 or fewer grammar and spelling errors.

The project has many corrections, erasures and is untidy.

There are ten or less grammar and spelling errors.

The project has some corrections, erasures and is untidy.

There are more than ten grammar/spelling errors.

 

Timeliness

The Project is turned in on due date.

The project is one day late.

The project is two days late.

The project is three days late.

The project is four days late. There will be a zero grade recorded after one week for this component.

 

 

 

Total Score: ________/25

 

Comments:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________