In this three-act, sixteen page play your students will be introduced to Constitutional Convention and the writing of our Constitution!
Your students will get a chance to play some of our Founding Fathers and discover the difficulties and triumphs in completing this historical document. Below are the main points of each scene:
Scene One: The Making of the Three Branches of Government
Scene Two: The Great Compromise (negotiation of the number of representatives in Congress between small and large states)
Scene Three: The Three-Fifths Compromise (determining that slaves will represent only 3/5 a person and will count towards Southern states' population)
Included are a couple various worksheets and/or follow up activities for your students to complete when you have finished the play!
*Please preview the lesson before purchasing to ensure it's appropriate for your class.