English Language Arts
Reading - Informational Text
The Civil War
Language, Craft and Structure-Incoporate craft techniques
Meaning and Context-Actively participate in discussions
Meaning and Context-Engage in a range of collaborative discussions
Meaning and Context-Present ideas through multimedia/modalities
Meaning and Context-Quote/paraphrase information without plagiarizing
Meaning and Context-Research through different medians and modalities
Meaning and Context-Utilize multimedia
The Crisis of the 1850s
Tools used: Google Classroom, Learn 360, Variety of internet resources including DISCUS, Presentation software that allows collaboration. Suggestions are Google Presentation, LucidChart, Google Drawing or other appropriate software on iPad/device - Google Drive and Documents to collaborate and explore and learn together.
- Students will use technology on the modification and redefinition levels of the SAMR Ladder to view, research valuable resources, collaborate and communicate the events that led to the CIvil War.
- Students will use Google Documents and internet resources, provided and searched to complete outlines provided.
- Students will then use Google Drawing to create an infographic on one specific event using comment feature to offer/receive feedback throughout process.
- FInally Infographics will be linked to an Interactive timeline which will be displayed via the teacher’s website and School social media accounts.
Crisis of 1850 (Secession)
As sectionalism arose from racial/societal tension many events occurred that led to South Carolina’s secession from the Union. Students will create an interactive timeline of the Road to Civil War.
How did South Carolina become the center of a conflict that threatened American unity?