In this 45-60 minute lesson plan/webquest, students will answer the following questions:
• What key factors set the stage for the Compromise of 1850?
• Why was this compromise needed?
• What were the main laws included in the Compromise of 1850?
This lesson will challenge students to explain information from a video related to the Compromise of 1850. They will also put their creative juices to the test by completing a newspaper article assignment and answer various depths of knowledge question. This lesson also provides teachers with extension and project ideas that will allow you to check for student understand in different ways.
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