This is a formative assessment piece that can be used after completing the lesson entitled "Freedom and Hardships" found within Chapter 4 of the Houghton Mifflin Social Studies series. This assignment will require students to look at a cause/effect relationship in a different way. Students will read the fortunately or unfortunately part of the box. They must look into the text to find the flip side of the statement given. Either they will be looking for the "fortunate" part of the situation, or they will be looking for "unfortunate" part of the situation. Students are required to illustrate each box which will aid in their comprehension of the important aspects of the lesson.
As an additional writing activity students are given an iPad graphic which they are asked to draw a "selfie" that George Washington Carver might have taken after his successes at the Tuskegee Institute. Students may draw facts from the text, research using the internet, and infer what kind of a post George might have posted on Instagram. This activity lent itself to many creative opportunities among my students. They wrote many creative posts and #!
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