Ancient Flood Friday

Standards

L.9-10.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9—10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
RI.9-10.7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account.
SL.9-10.2 Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.

Activator

Braindump: Where is Noah’s Ark today?

Learning Target

Scholars will take their vocabulary quiz, then watch a video (two if we have time) over Noah’s Ark and how and where the flood might have occurred, observing for critical details from the flood story.

Work Session

We’re going to watch a video on ancient evidence of a flood. Could it really have happened, and is it possible that archaeologists have found where the ancient flood took place?

Closing Session

Ticket Out The Door: 3 things you learned, 2 questions you still have, 1 thing you want to share with a friend.

Assessment

Ticket out the door, class discussion (informal observation).

Differentiation

Learning styles, student choice on TOTD

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