Comprehensive and Common Core-friendly lesson examining the ratification process of the United States Constitution.
- Cornell Notes Worksheets
- Primary Source Reading Packet
- Secondary Reading Source
- Concept Map
- Federalists v. Anti-Federalists Organizers
Lesson is divided into two parts.
- Part 1 - examines the two sides of the ratification process through "close reading" activities and completion of Cornell Notes worksheets.
- Part 2 - Debate Prep and Debate; this part is entirely optional, but a lot of fun. Additionally, it works great as another form of formative assessment. If you include the debate, figure on at least one additional period to complete.