The Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit Bundle covers topics from the Constitutional Convention and Articles of Confederation to the three branches of government, system of checks and balances, levels of government, Constitutional amendments, ratification of the Constitution, and so much
The unit is designed to last 14 classroom periods, but can EASILY be stretched out for several more! The Bill of Rights and US Constitution comes with , each with its own PowerPoint presentation, student exercises, and teacher answer key. Unit review activities including a Jeopardy review game and exercises are also included, along with a unit exam that comes complete with teacher answer key.
of the resources in this unit have been used with students across several grades, primarily 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th with much success and may also be used for 9th and 10th grades as well!
These resources come in both and
You’ll receive everything you need to cover these topics:
--Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
--Reasons to replace the Articles of Confederation
--Goals of the Constitutional Convention
--Replacing the Articles of Confederation
--Opposition to the Virginia Plan
--Three Fifths Compromise
--Importance of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution
--Meaning of "We the People"
--Translation of the Preamble text into easy-to-understand terminology
--Process of ratifying the Constitution
--Sequential order of ratification by state, from first to last
--Opposition to the Constitution
--Constitution amendment process
--Historically significant amendments: 13th Amendment (abolishment of slavery), 18th Amendment (prohibition), 19th Amendment (women's suffrage), 21st Amendment (repeals 18th Amendment), 26th Amendment (voting age is lowered to 21)
--Breakdown of each of the Bill of Rights 10 Amendments
--Translate each amendment into relatable and easy-to-understand terms for students
--Articles I, II, and III of the Constitution (Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, and Judicial Branches of the government)
--System of checks and balances
--Responsibilities of each branch of government
--Three levels of government (federal, state, and local)
--Responsibilities of each level of government
--The important role he played in the Constitutions creation
--His many contributions during the American Revolution and in the establishment of our government
--"Father of the Constitution"
--His important contributions towards the creation of the Constitution
--Writing the Bill of Rights
--Importance and meaning of Constitution Day
-- PowerPoint presentations
-- student exercise assignments to choose from, all come complete with teacher answer key
->ALL exercises come in PDF format -and- digital interactive notebook via Google
--: FULLY FUNCTIONAL and completely ready to go!
->12 categories with ALL questions and answers
->Single, double, and final Jeopardy rounds
->Randomized daily double locations, and more!
-- (includes recommended point grading system and grading rubric)
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