|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Jackson Era|
SS.8.A.4.3 Examine the experiences and perspectives of significant individuals and
SS.8.A.4.4 Discuss the impact of westward expansion on cultural practices and
SS.8.A.4.8 Describe the influence of individuals on social and political developments
SS.8.A.4.16 Identify key ideas and influences of Jacksonian democracy
SS.8.A.4.17 Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impact this era
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will be able to explain the impacts of the Jackson Era.
Studente will evaluate primary and secondary sources and judge Jackson in a trial format.
Students will take on the role or witness, lawyer or jury in a trial.
Notes on the Impact/End of the Jackson Era (Slides 26/27) – Discussion Jackson Era Notes
Begin Trial – Assign roles, research
Documents: Document Packet
Write an essay on the prompt: Was Andrew Jackson hero or villain?
Use these documents: Document Packet
Rubric for assignment: Essay Rubric
Due Date: Tuesday 3/2
Continue Trial Prep –
Lawyers – Opening/Closing Statements, write questions for opposing witnesses
Paralegals- research and assist lawyers
Witnesses – 3 questions/answers for lawyers during the trial
ONLINE: Continue working on essay.
Trial – Andrew Jackson v The People
ONLINE: Continue working on essay – due next class
Students performance during trial