11/14/16 – Common Sense

Agenda:

  • Do Now
  • Good News
  • Common Sense
  • Wrap Up

I Can:

  • Describe colonial arguments for independence from Great Britain

Day in Review:

Today we read excerpts from Common Sense by Thomas Paine to discovered the arguments colonists made in support of independence. Students worked in small groups to read through the documents and answer some questions regarding the documents.


Assignments and Resources:

Students used excepts from Common Sense by Thomas Paine to analyze the arguments made for independence.  2nd hour used a modified activity, which is listed below.  In each students read excepts and then translated them into their own words.

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