57 Slides of Unit Plan awesomeness! This unit plan took me around 8 hours to complete so your $5 will be well-spent. It includes your necessary base knowledge, numerous videos and interactive sites for the students to explore, quiz sites, science notebook writing opportunities, etc. This unit is for the new GSE 4th grade standards. Upload to Google Classroom and students can follow along/go on interactive adventures when prompted.
SS4CG1 Describe the meaning of:
a. Natural rights as found in the Declaration of Independence (the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness)
b. “We the People” from the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution as a reflection of consent of the governed or popular sovereignty
c. The federal system of government in the U.S. (federal powers, state powers, and shared powers)
d. Representative democracy/republic
SS4CG2 Explain the importance of freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
SS4CG3 Describe the structure of government and the Bill of Rights.
a. Describe how the three branches of government interact with each other (checks and
balances and separation of powers), and how they relate to local, state, and federal
b. Identify and explain the rights in the Bill of Rights, describe how the Bill of Rights places limits on the powers of government, and explain the reasons for its inclusion in the Constitution in 1791.