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We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test

We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Lesson 13 Worksheet / Test
Product Description
37 Multiple Choice Questions about the Anti-Federalist position in the debate about ratification of the U.S. Constitution -- Designed to help teachers make even more use of Lesson 13 of We the People!

This worksheet is intended for use with Lesson 13 of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, an excellent high-school level textbook published by the Center for Civic Education.


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.


Using These We the People Worksheets in Class

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!


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 13 CONTENT:

"Most of the delegates at the Philadelphia Convention signed the Constitution on September 17, 1787. Their product would become the law of the land only if ratified by at least nine of the thirteen states. This lesson explains the process of ratification and the opposition that erupted immediately after the draft Constitution became public. Supporters of the proposed Constitution called themselves Federalists and labeled their opponents Anti-Federalists. The names stuck, even though the opponents argued that they?not the Constitution's supporters?were the real believers in a truly "federal" system, a confederation of equal states.

"When you have finished this lesson, you should be able to explain why the Anti-Federalists opposed ratifying the Constitution. You also should be able to explain the role of the Anti-Federalists in proposing a bill of rights and to identify other contributions their views have made toward interpreting the Constitution. Finally, you should be able to evaluate, take, and defend a position on the validity and relevance of Anti-Federalist arguments."



LOOKING FOR MORE WE THE PEOPLE WORKSHEETS OR WE THE PEOPLE TESTS?

I'm steadily working my way through the book, so as you use it, keep checking back at both my TpT stores to find newly released We the People worksheets:

Great History Teaching

Elise Parker


To find all my previously released worksheet packs just click on the links below::

We the People Worksheet for Lesson 1 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 1
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 2 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 2
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 3 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 3
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 4 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 4
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 5 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 5
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 6 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 6
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 7 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 7
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 8 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 8
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 9 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 9
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 10 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 10
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 11 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 11
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 12 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 12
We the People Worksheet for Lesson 13 / We the People Quiz for Lesson 13



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