War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812

War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
War of 1812 - Causes of the War of 1812
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War of 1812

War of 1812: Causes of the War of 1812

Aim: What were the causes of the War of 1812?

Included in this product:
• Cover Page
• Student-centered situational Do Now question
• The Causes of the War of 1812 reading passages with scaffolding graphic organizer outlining the impressment of sailors, interference with American shipping, British support of Native American resistance, and the War Hawks
• Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question
• Answer Key for Teachers

Students will analyze the close-reading passages to understand the causes of the War of 1812. Students will complete the graphic organizer based on the readings.

★★ Directions for Activity: Students will be assigned to groups. Ideally, it would be groups of four students. There are four reading passages. Each student will be assigned one part of the graphic organizer (one document each). They will each read about their assigned cause of the war of 1812 and explain the issue and how it created conflict between the United States and Great Britain. Once each group member has completed their assigned section of the graphic organizer, each group member will discuss their section with the group and have the other students fill in that section of their own charts.

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 graphic organizer}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies

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James Madison Clip Art by Educlips
Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes
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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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45 minutes
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