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In this activity, each Principle of the Constitution is broken down into simple and easy to understand terminology. Students create their own drawing of the terms after reading an illustration prompt or idea. Finally, a sample picture for each
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This is another student favorite! SPEED DATING in History class! Use this dating game to teach your students the dichotomy between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson thereby understanding the issues in Washington's Presidency. The students
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Need a fast way to cover Marbury V. Madison, Gibbons v Ogden, and McCulloch v. Maryland? TIME SAVER....excellent cartoons with short and clear explanation that include a description of 1. The Court Case. 2. The Ruling 3. The
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Students take on the role of the teacher and fill out George Washington's Presidential Report Card. This matrix has these categories: GW’s Assignment--A list of his policy will fall under this column. What challenges did Washington have during his
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Get students up and active! With this material students will decide which amendment is being referenced for each poster?! Students will browse pictures/visual summaries and written summaries. Each situation is written in a fun and amusing way that
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You students will enjoy grading the weak government "The Articles of Confederation" or "AOC." Background information starts off this packet. Creative EXIT Ticket included. The Zip files includes a PDF, Word, and JPEG copy of
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Students will read short real life scenarios. Next, they will explain in a couple of sentences whether they agree or disagree with each statement. Finally, your students will write the Bill of Rights amendment that relates to each scenario along
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What if each branch of the US government was a superhero? What would it look like? What superpowers would it have? What weaknesses would it have? Students will use the US Constitution to create the new American hero! UPDATED PRODUCT: I've made the
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This HIGHLY engaging lesson teaches the students the Bill of Rights using hand gestures as memory tricks. Teacher can watch the included video and learn the techniques and then teach the class or you can flip the classroom. IT IS WAY MORE FUN FOR
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This interactive introduces students to the problems Congress faced about the Articles of Confederation. Students will take a Colonial Williamsburg field trip as congressman and make decisions about what they would have done in the time period.
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In this classic children's game students will pin the TIES of political ideology on Alexander Hamilton (The Federalist) and Sam Adams (The Anti-Federalist). There are 10 Ties and a full sized piece of copy paper of Hamilton and Adams. Teacher
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This is a really fun spin on the game Truth or Dare. All truths are varied levels of questions about the constitution. All dares are age appropriate RATED G activities that go with responses to questions. Each card has different point values.
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Be Playful in the classroom! This is an outstanding and creative way to get students to process historical content. Student will create a TRANSFORMER that "transforms" into an automobile and robot. A student template with specific directions
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Video Description: James Madison's legacy includes political triumphs such as introducing the Bill of Rights. It also includes failures such as the War of 1812 and Washington D.C. getting burned to the ground. Find out more about the roller coaster
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UPDATED and REFRESHED! This is a great way to START your Bill of Rights Unit. In this assignment, students will read the bill of rights, (Included) then answer the question--What rights does this protect? Next, students will illustrate each
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Make your Hamilton and Jefferson Lessons come to life with this awesome bundle. The American Vision Dating Game teaches the arguments between Hamilton and Jefferson in a unique and fun way. The project showcases what students have learned in a
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Here is a copy of my challenge brief for the Constitution Children's book. It was a really fun Project Based Learning Activity. Our students created these books and read them to our feeder elementary school's 4th graders. Let me know if you want
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The Constitution Café is a metaphor. It’s a guiding image , a scenario of possibility, and an innovative way to learn. Through conversations and sharing of information,the Café will assist you in becoming more knowledgeable about our country’s
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This quick formative assessment uses HIP Hughes History: The Tenth Amendment Explained: The Constitution for Dummies Series Video. The 10th Amendment to the US Constitution and the principle of federalism explained. Continuing the Constitution for
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Video Description: Thomas Jefferson influenced the landscape of America, both politically and geographically. Discover more about the third president of the U.S. and why he?s such a big deal. After all, you don't get your face printed on the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am on my 20th year of teaching. I am so excited to share my creative student centered experiences with others! I love to rock out the classroom! I have taught everything from Geography, Free Enterprise, English, History and Athletic Coaching.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I have a high energy, exciting student centered classroom. I use simulations and movement as much as possible. I believe in being Bold, Daring, taking risks and being adventurous. Music is commonplace in my room. The most current and innovative use of technology can always be found in my classroom. #TLAP #SSTLAP

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated for Disney Teacher of the Year Awarded Who's Who of America's Teachers 5 times Teacher of the month-5 times Nominated for Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts- Social Studies from The University of Louisiana Master Degree- Curriculum and Instruction from Tarleton State

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