Constitution Curriculum Bundle

Constitution Curriculum Bundle
Constitution Curriculum Bundle
Constitution Curriculum Bundle
Constitution Curriculum Bundle
Constitution Curriculum Bundle
Constitution Curriculum Bundle
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Save BIG with the Constitution bundle! Get everything you need to teach the US Constitution at one low price. Receive six ready-to-print lessons spanning the Articles of Confederation to the 27 Amendments and EVERYTHING in between!

The following six Common Core aligned lessons are included with this product: Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation Cause and Effect Task Cards; The Constitutional Convention: Federalists vs. Antifederalists; The Virginia Plan and The New Jersey Plan: The Great Compromise; The Preamble Close Reading, Task Cards, Class Preamble, & Exit Tickets; Constitution Workbook with Informational Text, Vocabulary Support, & Graphic Organizers; Amendments Came Cards: "I Have, Who Has..." and "What Am I?".

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1. Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation Cause and Effect Task Cards

-Nine weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation are covered using the task cards (18 cards total). Students can work cooperatively or independently to find each governmental weakness and match it with its corresponding effect. The cards are color-coded to help students differentiate between cause and effect. A set of nine cards fit on one page. Laminating the cards or copying on card stock is recommended.

-As students manipulate the cause and effect task cards, they can record their answers using the provided graphic organizer.

-The answer key is set-up as a quick reference for teachers when assessing student work during the lesson.

2. The Constitutional Convention: Federalists vs. Antifederalists

-Informational text, vocabulary support, and a graphic organizer focusing on The Constitutional Convention!

-This Constitutional Convention worksheet is aligned with the Common Core Standards for History/Social Science and covers the major aspects of the Constitutional Convention.

-Students can work independently or in groups to read the informational text, define tier two vocabulary words, and complete the graphic organizer. An answer key is provided for easy grading or use with a substitute teacher.

3. The Virginia Plan and The New Jersey Plan: The Great Compromise

-Informational text, vocabulary support, and a graphic organizer focusing on The Great Compromise!

-This worksheet is aligned with the Common Core Standards for History/Social Science and explains how the Virginia and New Jersey Plans led to The Great Compromise made by the delegates at the Constitutional Convention.

-Students can work independently or in groups to read the informational text, define tier two vocabulary words, and complete the graphic organizer. An answer key is provided for easy grading or use with a substitute teacher.

4. The Preamble Close Reading, Task Cards, Class Preamble, and Exit Tickets

-Complete directions for three readings of the text are included. Each reading focuses on a different text-based skill.

-The complete text of The Preamble with space for annotations is included.

-Students work collaboratively to match text from The Preamble with its corresponding explanation. Printing on card stock and/or laminating is recommended for continued use.

-The students work together to create a preamble for the classroom rules. A fill-in-the-blank poster is included for the final product.

-An exit ticket is provided as a quick assessment of student understanding. Six exits tickets fit on one page. Printing the exit tickets on sticky notes is optional, and directions for doing so are included.

5. Constitution Workbook with Informational Text, Vocabulary Support, and Graphic Organizers

-Each workbook page focuses on a specific aspect of the Constitution, utilizing instructional scaffolding to meet the needs of all learners. The worksheets can be used independently or as a complete workbook. Each page includes informational text, vocabulary, and a graphic organizer. Students will need access to a dictionary in order to define the tier two and three vocabulary terms on each page. The pages are broken down as follows:
The Preamble
Article I: The Legislative Branch
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Article II: The Executive Branch
Article III: The Judicial Branch
Checks & Balances
Federalism
Article IV: Relations Among States
Article V: The Amendment Process
Article VI: The Supremacy Clause
Article VII: Ratifying the Constitution
The Bill of Rights
Amendments 11-27

-A complete answer key is provided for each page of the workbook.

6. Amendments Game Cards: "I Have, Who Has..." and "What Am I?"

-"I Have, Who Has…” Amendment Task Cards: All 27 amendments are included in this set. The object of the game is to get through all of the amendments as quickly as possible and in the correct order. Each amendment card contains an image and a clue to be read for the next student. Directions for using the cards and an answer key are included.

-"What Am I?” Amendment Task Cards: This set of task cards requires each student to identify the amendment being described. All 27 amendments are covered, and an answer key is included.

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