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George Washington Foreign Policy

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George Washington

George Washington's Foreign Policy

Aim: How do we avoid getting involved in the wrong situation?

Included in this product:
• Title page
• Do Now student-centered situation question: If parents argue, should children get involved? Should they take sides? Why or why not? Which two countries would you consider the early "parents" of the United States? Why?
• The Question of Foreign Involvement reading passage
• What Foreign Policy Should the United States Adolpt? Graphic Organizer based on reading passage {students decide which foreign policy the United States should take and argue their opinion using evidence from the reading}
• Washington's Neutrality Proclamation primary source document with defined vocabulary {students will read the primary source document and answer scaffolding questions - can be completed individually or cooperatively}
• Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question
• Answer Key for Teachers

Students will analyze documents to interpret and explain Washington's foreign policy choice for the nation

Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence

Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for activities}; questions are scaffolded; students argue their opinions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies

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Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes
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© Lauren Webb 2014 {a social studies life}
For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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