We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test

We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 10 Worksheet / Test
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42 Multiple Choice Questions about Great Compromise and the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to help students better understand issues surrounding democratic representation! All questions in lesson order! Includes a fast-grade answer sheet.

This worksheet is intended for use with Lesson 10 of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, an excellent high-school level textbook published by the Center for Civic Education.

HOW DO I KNOW I HAVE THE RIGHT BOOK?

There are actually several levels of We the People available. This We the People worksheet is designed for use with the Level 3 text -- the one with a white banner above a painting of the Constitutional Convention. The words "We the People" appear in yellow script across the white banner. The Level 3 text is designed for use with high school students.

  • This worksheet exactly matches BOTH the 2009 and 2016 editions of We the People. If you are using either of these editions of We the People Level 3, this worksheet will coordinate perfectly with your student textbooks!
  • To verify the edition you have, look at the 10 digit ISBN of your student textbooks:
    The 2009 Level 3 student text has an ISBN of 0-89818-232-8.
    The 2016 Level 3 student text has an ISBN of 0-89818-218-2. In addition, the front cover has the words "Fourth Edition" displayed prominently near the bottom.

MEETING TEACHERS' NEEDS

If you have used this text, you have probably had the same reaction to it as myself -- fantastic content, placing government concepts in their rich historical context where they are best understood.... but where’s the testing program?

Indeed, the major drawback I have found to the We the People textbook is a lack of strong ancillaries. That is why I have developed my own. This worksheet has been used by real high-school students and has kept them engaged and on-task while providing me, their teacher, with valuable information about how well each of them is mastering government concepts.

This worksheet set includes a fast-grade answer key with a matching student answer sheet so you can rapidly correct several student papers at once! Just line them up and away you go!


THESE WE THE PEOPLE WORKSHEETS USE A PRACTICAL APPROACH!

All questions are presented in “lesson order,” so that they can be used as a guided reading activity if desired. I often use them as tests instead, however, requiring students to answer questions from memory alone. I have found that if students read the text with partners and discuss it along the way, they have excellent recall and can easily achieve scores of 80% and higher even without being able to look in the textbook to check their first impressions.

This worksheet is targeted for use with only one lesson from the We the People textbook. Check back frequently for additional worksheets targeting other lessons from the book. I plan to regularly update my store with more We the People support materials!

TEACHER CONVENIENCE MEANS FAST GRADING AND REUSABLE WORKSHEETS

This We the People worksheet includes a convenient student answer sheet that is formatted exactly like the answer key. This makes for super-fast grading of multiple choice items! As an added bonus, if students write their answers on the answer sheet instead of on the worksheets themselves, the worksheets will remain blank and can be re-used from year to year without the need to make fresh copies!

LESSON 10 CONTENT:

"What or whom did the national government represent? The states, the people, or both? This lesson examines that debate at the Philadelphia Convention. It also examines the so-called Great Compromise, which dealt with the makeup of the House of Representatives and the Senate. In addition, it examines two issues that the Great Compromise did not resolve: how population would be counted for representation in the House and how new states might receive representation in Congress.

"When you have finished this lesson, you should  be able to

  • explain the differences between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan and the importance of the Great Compromise,
  • explain how the Framers addressed regional issues with the Three-Fifths Compromise and the provision for a periodic census of the population, and
  • evaluate, take, and defend positions on why major issues debated at the Philadelphia Convention are still on the national agenda."

(Quoted from the Center for Civic Education)

LOOKING FOR MORE WE THE PEOPLE MATERIALS?

How about some fun crossword puzzles? This bargain bundle provides you with one or more puzzles for each and every lesson in the book, all of them differentiated into easy and hard levels!

If you're looking for more multiple choice question sets for We the People, check out the links below:

LOOKING FOR MORE GREAT WAYS TO TEACH CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT?
TRY CRASH COURSE U.S. GOVERNMENT, A FREE YOUTUBE EDUCATIONAL VIDEO SERIES BY PBS DIGITAL, AND THESE WORKSHEETS:

You can get the entire series (50 episodes in all) of Crash Course Government Worksheets in a super money-saving bundle:

YOU CAN ALSO GET CRASH COURSE GOVERNMENT WORKSHEETS IN SMALLER PACKS:

ALSO AVAILABLE: CRASH COURSE U.S. HISTORY WORKSHEETS:

IF YOU'RE READING THE U.S. CONSTITUTION WITH YOUR STUDENTS, YOU MIGHT WANT TO TRY THESE PRIMARY SOURCE WORKSHEETS:

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