This assessment is aligned to the task cards. The assessment is based on common core standards. I use this assessment to test my students on the standard listed. This test will be excellent practice for review material for standardized testing.
Included in your download is:
--student recording sheet
This will help your students prepare for state testing by reviewing these important skills!!
Common Core Standards addressed:
The student will analyze the challenges faced by the new nation. Identify the weaknesses of the government established by the Articles of Confederation.Identify the major leaders of the Constitutional Convention (James Madison and Benjamin Franklin) and describe the major issues they debated, including the rights of states, the Great Compromise, and slavery.Identify the three branches of the U. S. government as outlined by the Constitution, describe what they do, how they relate to each other (checks and balances and separation of power), and how they relate to the states.Identify and explain the rights in the Bill of Rights, describe how the Bill of Rights places limits on the power of government, and explain the reasons for its inclusion in the Constitution in 1791.Describe the causes and events of the War of 1812; include burning of the Capitol and the White House.
The New Nation Task Cards
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