|Subject Area||ELA/SOCIAL STUDIES|
|Unit of Instruction||ELA: Text Structures SOCIAL STUDIES: American Revolution|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Comparing & Contrasting Text Structures – Chronological Order, Problem & Solution, Cause & Effect, Problem & Solution with unit study passages and questions
American Revolution – Review major causes of the Revolution
King’s M&M’s Simulation – Students will participate in simulation to deepen understanding of patriots feelings that lead to the beginning of the Revolution then use that knowledge to write a short response taking on the role of a British colonist to tell whether they support the movement for a separation from Britain or to remain loyal to the King.
Liberty’s Kids – Episode 3 – United We Stand
Writing – Developing Elaboration. Students will work to develop elaboration in their writing using song lyrics to understand the process and as a frame of how to apply to their own writing.
Social Studies – Important People of the Revolution QR Search
Reading – Text Structure Problem and Solution
i-Ready – Online Differentiated ELA lessons
Teacher – Text Structures: Problem & Solution and Cause & Effect. Differentiated work for students on multiple levels to deepen understanding of Text Structure
Comparing/Contrasting Text Structures Formative
Spelling Test Formative
American Revolution Vocabulary Formative