The Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution PowerPoint includes two ability levels of the same content (mostly through link differences and slightly simplified wording for the basic PowerPoint) to differentiate instruction. It has vocabulary with definitions, essential questions, graphics and links.
The vocabulary slide appears at the beginning of the PowerPoint. Here are the vocabulary words used:
Political Parties: definitions are included
The essential questions appear at the beginning of the PowerPoint as well as at the end. Here are the essential questions:
What are the five “unwritten” parts of the Constitution?
What was the main difference between the federalists and the anti-federalists?
How does a bill become a law?
These are the headings of the PowerPoint slides:
3. Essential Questions
4. Political Parties Began to Develop Due to Different Political Beliefs
5. Federalist and Anti-Federalist chart
6. Federalist Papers
7. The President's Cabinet
8. President's Relation to Congress
9. How a Bill Becomes a Law
10. Committee System in Congress
11. Traditional Limitations on Presidential Term
12. Essential Questions
There is a differentiated instruction lesson plan that goes with this PowerPoint by the same name. It is sold separately. It includes the following:
3 ability levels of vocabulary sheets
2 ability levels of note sheets for the enriched PowerPoint
Basic ability level note sheet for the basic PowerPoint (enriched note sheet works for both levels)
Student choice activity sheet about how a bill becomes a law
Maze activity with rubric
Children's storybook activity with rubric
2 ability levels of a graphic organizer with an answer sheet for the concluding set
To check it out go here: Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan
This is part of an even larger CONSTITUTION UNIT BUNDLE. You save $27.00 when you purchase the unit bundle instead of each piece individually! You can find it here: Constitution Unit BUNDLE Common Core & Differentiated Instruction
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Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution PowerPoint
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