U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core

U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
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This is a two-part unit examining the progression and evolution of the Constitution through the initial growing pains experienced through the first two presidencies.

Part 1 Consists of the following:

A Common Core-friendly and comprehensive unit plan examining the Articles of Confederation and Constitution -- through the ratification of the Constitution.

Includes the following:
- Articles of Confederation CSI
- Multiple Small Group Activities and Cooperative Learning opportunities
- Multiple Literacy Activities w/ graphic organizers
- Unit Assessment

- Includes Articles of Confederation CSI Document Packet, which is a teacher-created lesson with ten unique documents.



Part Two of the unit will provide you with the following:

An in-depth examination of the launching of a new nation. From George Washington through the Alien and Sedition Acts. A Common Core-friendly unit.

Includes the following:
Ten Common Core-friendly American History Lessons, which will cover the following topics: Bill of Rights, Launching of Nation, and - Federalist v. Anti-Federalist

Lessons Include:

1. B-D-A Literacy Activity (The Hunger Games)
- A nice two-day lesson that works best as a "Before" activity examining the the Bill of Rights, their adoption, the key players, and the rivalry that manifests.
- Cooperative Learning
- Loosely modeled after the "Hunger Games"

2. Launching a Nation Unit Bundle
- This is six-part unit bundle examining the launching of a new nation.
1. George Washington Reading Comprehension Activity
2. XYZ Affair Reading Comprehension Activity
3. The First Political Parties Reading Comprehension Activity
4. Whiskey Rebellion Reading Activity
5. Washington's Farewell Address Activity
6. National Bank

-The bundle is packed full of primary source materials.
- Graphic Organizers included

3. Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist Learning Activity
- Primary sourced-packed activity examining the different personalities influencing the political atmosphere during the writing of the Constitution.
- Graphic Organizers included
- Great practice for DBQ's

INCLUDES "Launching a Nation" learning packet
Packet Includes:
- Debate of the National Bank Activity (close reading included)
- Hamilton and Jefferson Organizer
- Washington's Farewell Address Activity (close reading included); Cornell Notes Organizer, and Formative Assessment options
- George Washington Bio Close Reading
- Whiskey Rebellion Activity (reading included)
- First Political Parties Close Reading
- XYZ Affair Close Reading

Topics Examined:
- George Washington
- National Bank
- Judiciary Act
- XYZ Affair
- Alien and Sedition Acts
- Washington's Farewell Address
- First Political Parties
- Jay's Treaty
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U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core
U.S. Constitution Unit Plan - Common Core