Honors Social Studies -Lesson 9

Learning Target(s) Topic Learning Activity Summarizer
I can summarize the Indian Removal Act

I can explain the application of the Indian Removal Act on the Cherokee.

Indian Removal Act Read p. 31 in the New Republic and Westward Expansion booklet (NRWE). Cartoon addressing each of the eight points of the Indian Removal Act
I can illustrate how potential for economic growth led to the Trail of Tears.

I can infer the meaning and impact of Andrew Jackson’s letters to the Cherokee.

I can interpret the historical language used in Andrew Jackson’s letter to the Cherokee.

Economic motivation for Indian Removal and Trail of Tears; Andrew Jackson’s letter Reread warm-up on Andrew Jackson’s letter to the Cherokee.

Read pp. 20 – 24 in NRWE and answer discussion questions.

Create a 30 to 60 second commercial advertising the economic benefits of acquiring Cherokee land, coupled with Andrew Jackson’s letter addressing the Cherokee people. Three options for this summarizer – 1) A written description of the commercial; or 2) An actual PowerPoint or Video commercial (extra credit); or 3) A skit performed in class.
I can assess the impact of the Trail of Tears on the Cherokee in the US and NC. Trail of Tears Read pp. 34 – 35 in NRWE, watch the video clip (Length – 5:24), and answer discussion questions. Point of View – Recount the Trail of Tears from the P.O.V. of the Cherokee as well as the American settlers.

 

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