Reflection: Student Ownership Continental Congress - Everyone has a Demand and a Plan - Section 4: Independent Practice


In this video I share why I was excited to see their varied responses and how this helps to keep the focus on internalizing the learning and debate with evidence. An additional benefit I saw was that it also increases their comfort with "no wrong answers" which builds a sense of trust and community in the classroom.



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  Student Ownership: reflection on benefit of varied responses
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Continental Congress - Everyone has a Demand and a Plan

Unit 4: Our American's Revolution - A Time For Change
Lesson 4 of 10

Objective: SWBAT...summarize the four counter demand plans presented at the First Continental Congress and debate orally and in writing the pros and cons of each claim with reasons and evidence

Big Idea: Group brainstorming for ideas is productive in getting many ideas shared, but can be a set back if the group cannot decide on one idea. Students become members of Continental Congress to help them decide on a course of action for the colonists.

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