*Today we are going to do a close reading of George Washington's Farewell Address, which he wrote before he stepped down from being president. We are going to take a look at one portion of his speech and annotate the text and summarize each paragraph. We will work through part of the speech together, and you will complete the rest on your own
*We are going to start by taking a look at an article titled "About Being President" This will discuss George Washington's early years as president and the precedents that he set. We will read this together, and then you will learn a new technique for summarizing the article.
*You are going to take a look at a Comic Strip titled "Launching the New Government" and you will answer a series of questions that go along with the comic strip. This can be found on Google Classroom
*Finish "Launching the New Government" Comic Strip and questions if not finished in class!