Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!

Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
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Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
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Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit | Distance Learning!
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(78 MB|206 PPT slides)
Product Description

The Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution Complete Unit Bundle covers numerous 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 MORE!

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 TEN sets of lesson plans, 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.

ALL 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 PDF format and digitally via Google Drive

You’ll receive everything you need to cover these topics:

Articles of Confederation

--Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

--Reasons to replace the Articles of Confederation

--Shays' Rebellion

--Economic Depression

Constitutional Convention

--Goals of the Constitutional Convention

--Replacing the Articles of Confederation

--Virginia Plan

--Opposition to the Virginia Plan

--Great Compromise

--Three Fifths Compromise

Preamble of the Constitution

--Importance of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

--Meaning of "We the People"

--Translation of the Preamble text into easy-to-understand terminology

Ratification of the Constitution

--Process of ratifying the Constitution

--Sequential order of ratification by state, from first to last

--Opposition to the Constitution

Constitutional Amendments

--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)

Bill of Rights

--Breakdown of each of the Bill of Rights 10 Amendments

--Translate each amendment into relatable and easy-to-understand terms for students

Three Branches of Government

--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

Alexander Hamilton

--The important role he played in the Constitutions creation

--His many contributions during the American Revolution and in the establishment of our government

--Hamilton-Burr duel

James Madison

--"Father of the Constitution"

--His important contributions towards the creation of the Constitution

--Writing the Bill of Rights

Other Significant Individuals of the Constitution

--Roger Sherman

--George Mason

--Charles Pinckney

Constitution Day

--Importance and meaning of Constitution Day

What YOU'LL get!!

--TEN PowerPoint presentations

--TWENTY-EIGHT 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
Drive

--Jeopardy Review game: FULLY FUNCTIONAL and completely ready to go!

->12 categories with ALL questions and answers

->Single, double, and final Jeopardy rounds

->Automated scoring

->Randomized daily double locations, and more!

--40 question Unit Exam (includes recommended point grading system and grading rubric)

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If you have any questions about this product, PLEASE don’t hesitate to reach out to me directly at jillian.tpt@gmail.com

Thank You!

-Jillian

Total Pages
206 PPT slides
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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