|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.|