Civics Interactive Notebook
Geared toward the Civics EOC with EOC Practice Items
Hooks, Processing, Engagement, EOC Practice, and Assessing Activities
Processing and Assessing
SS.7.C.1.1 - The Influence of the Enlightenment
Recognize how Enlightenment ideas including Montesquieu’s view of separation of powers and John Locke’s theories related to natural law and how Locke’s social contract influenced the Founding Fathers.
SS.7.C.1.2 - Influences on the Colonists' Views of Government
Trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, and Thomas Paine’s Common Sense had on colonists’ views of government.
Essential Question: What were some of the key influences on the colonists’ views of government?
Colonial Influences Formative Check
Explain how the big ideas that emerged from the historical documents you read about in this lesson have been
incorporated into the U.S. Constitution.