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TeacherTammy Kisgeropoulos
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4th
Week #20
Unit of InstructionSeminole Wars
Standard(s) Taught

SS.4.A.3.8 Explain how the Seminole tribe formed and the purpose for their migration.

SS.4.A.3.10 Identify the causes and effects of the Seminole Wars.

SS.4.A.3.9 Explain how Florida (Adams-Onis Treaty) became a U.S. territory.

LAFS.4.RI.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining and when to drawing inferences from the text.

LAFS.4.RI.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

LAFS.4.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

LAFS.4.RI.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational text, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

LAFS.4.RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

LAFS.4.RF.3.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• explain the reasons for the large migration of Creeks to Florida and how they became known as Seminoles.
• chronicle the tribe’s evolution through the British, second Spanish, and Black Seminoles Period.
• outline the events and conflicts leading up to the First Seminole War.
• Summarize the outcomes the First, Second, and Third Seminole Wars including Andrew Jackson’s invasion of Florida, the treaties signed, the migration to Indian Territory, and the 1868 Florida Constitution. An example may include, but is not limited to, Jackson’s invasion of Florida (First Seminole War) without federal permission.
• chronicle Florida’s shift from being a Spanish territory to a U.S. territory.
• explain the role of the Adams-Onis Treaty in Florida history.
• identify the principle people involved in the Adams-Onis Treaty, including John Quincy Adams and Luis de Onis

Students will:
provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when explaining inferences drawn from the text.

provide an explanation of events in a historical text including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.

Classroom Activities

Morning Work
I-Ready Diagnostic
Seminole Wars Cause/Effect Graphic Organizer
Seminole Wars Text Based Questions
Writing-Group Essay

Assignments Due

Morning Work Quiz Friday
I-Ready Diagnostic – Thursday
Seminole War Graphic Organizer & Written Response due Friday

Additional Resources