This 46-page file is a presentation about the events that led to the ratification of the United States Constitution (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS8H4a and SS8H4b). The presentation includes notes and images related to this standard. There are also several printables and activities included that are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~U.S. Constitution Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 3-4
~U.S. Constitution CLOZE notes and Key – slides 5-9
~Ratification of the U.S. Constitution Presentation Notes (dates, facts, images, etc.) – slides 10-34
~Georgia’s New Constitution Poster printable – slides 35-36
~State Your Case letter writing activity – slides 37-38
~Georgia Delegate’s Voicemail writing activity – slides 39-40
~New Constitution Birth Announcement printable – slides 41-42
~Articles of Confederation Vs. U.S. Constitution Venn diagram 43-44
~“3.2.1” Ticket Out the Door – slides 45-46
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 8th grade Social Studies:
SS8H4 The student will describe the impact of events that led to the ratification of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
a. Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of both the Georgia Constitution of 1777 and the Articles of Confederation and explain how weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation led to a need to revise the Articles.
b. Describe the role of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention of 1787; include the role of Abraham Baldwin and William Few, and reasons why Georgia ratified the new constitution.
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