All you need for an entire lesson on the Constitutional Convention of 1787! Includes key topics such as the Great Compromise and Three-Fifths Compromise. There is also two activities to go along with the key historical figures James Madison and Benjamin Franklin. This lesson was planned to last four Social Studies lessons.
Included in this item are:
KWL Graphic Organizer
Reading Comprehension Passage and Questions
(Which includes the following topics:
- The Constitutional Convention of 1787
- Important Leaders: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madison)
- The Great Compromise (Virginia Plan and New Jersey Plan)
- The Three-Fifths Compromise
Graphic Organizer of the Virginia Plan vs. New Jersey Plan
James Madison Brainstorming Map and Cinquiain Activity
Benjamin Franklin Brainstorming Map and Pamphlet Activity
This mini-unit goes well with Georgia Performance Standards SS4H5b, SS4CG3d, and SS4CG5.