The founding documents are not always easy for students to understand. Through the Buck Institute model students will answer the question Does the US Constitution still work? After looking at the founding documents in a fun interactive lesson. They will pick an current issue to debate/speak or write about their own conclusion.
*Teacher Resources- Alignment to standards, Designed with the end in mind essential questions, understandings, "students will be able to", Suggested 3 week Calendar, Keys and Rubrics (For debate, speeches and essays)
*Student Resources- Declaration of Independence (with annotation directions), Summary of US Constitution and Articles of Confederation, Reference sheet for word wall
*Classroom Resources- Classroom Norms, Word Wall of the key terms (7 Principles of the Constitution), Critical Friends directions,