First: Students will complete a SOAP activity to gain background knowledge about the Monroe Doctrine.
A) What is S.O.A.P.S?
1) SPEAKER, OCCASION, AUDIENCE, PURPOSE, SIGNIFICANCE
2) Goal of S.O.A.P.S?
· When confronted with a reading passage or document students need a process to help them begin to determine the purpose or significance of the document.
· It will then be much easier to interpret or even gather evidence from the document when students have a literacy tool to help them begin the process of finding the purpose of a reading passage or document.
Second: Students will create their own version of the Monroe Doctrine. Great scaffolding planning piece included.
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