VI. Power, Authority, and Governance
d. compare and analyze the ways nations and organizations respond to conflicts between
forces of unity and forces of diversity.
J. Reshaping the Nation and the Emergence of Modern America, 1877- 1916
The student will understand
the causes and consequences of the American expansionism and the Spanish-American War.
- Cause and effect of the Spanish-American War
- New foreign policy
did the Spanish American war affect U.S. Foreign policy?
were the causes of the Spanish-American War?
able to identify the causes and effects of the Spanish-American War by filling in a cause and effect graphic organizer.
how the Spanish American war affected U.S.
foreign policy by taking notes and listening in class.
Materials and Resources:
- graphic organizers
Grouping/ Location: The students
will be in rows working individually and taking notes on lecture.
Introduction/ Set: Time:5
minutes- give handouts, explain what I want them to look like when they hand
Time needed for each step
What the teacher will do
What the students will do
Monitoring, Checking for Understanding, Assessment
Day 1: Lecture
on the Spanish-American war. What are the causes and effects?
over worksheet to make sure that it is complete
notes in notebook and fill in worksheet as they go along.
worksheet and hand in to teacher.
questions directly to students.
over worksheet in class before they hand it in.
1. Lecture on how the Spanish-American war
affected U.S. Foreign policy.
notes in notebook
and answer questions.
Closure: review the impact
of the Spanish-American War
Differentiation/ Learning Styles
- The worksheet is very helpful for students that have trouble keeping up with the lecture and notes. I can provide these students with an outline of my lecture so they can follow along
and fill in important facts.
- The graphic organizer
- Paying attention and taking notes
- Minnesota State Standards