Principles and Founding Documents of U.S. Government Four-Day Unit!

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Teaching the fundamental principles and founding documents of the American government can be difficult! The content is abstract and conceptual; but this unit gives your students a lot of practice with that content. It moves the students from recognizing and defining the fundamental principles of American government to applying them to the founding documents!

The unit is an abridged version of the unit I used during my graduate school thesis. There are 4 days of instruction and a test for assessment. 130 students across all of my classes showed enormous growth between the pre- and post-assessment I used when teaching this unit!

The content included in the Mini-Unit:
Fundamental Principles of U.S. Government Lesson Plan
- Hook Materials
- Principles of U.S. Government Cut and Paste Matching - Instructions & Worksheet!
- 3-2-1 Exit Card
20 Fundamental Principles of U.S. Government Task Cards
Fundamental Principles of U.S. Government Lesson Plan Day Two
Founding Documents Lesson Plan and Materials!
- U.S. Founding Documents Jigsaw - Instructions & Handout
- Quick Write Exit Card Prompt
Review Day Lesson Plan
- Dots Game Worksheet
- Dots Game PowerPoint Presentation
- Unit Study Guide
Fundamental Principles/Founding Documents/Preamble Test

If you're interested in the individual lessons, check out:
Fundamental Principles of U.S. Government Lesson Plan
Founding Documents of U.S. Government Lesson Plan
Fundamental Principles of U.S. Government Lesson Plan Day Two

The product is a .zip file that includes PDF versions of each of the pieces.

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50
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Teaching Duration
4 Days

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