Constitution Compromises – Worksheet/Notes for Wednesday
02-Compromises of the Const. – Powerpoint for Wednesday
|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Organizing Principle 6: The US first experimented with a weak form of central government, and then later designed a new written constitution that strengthened the government but limited its power.|
SS.8.A.3.10 Examine the course and consequences of the Constitutional Convention.
SS.8.A.3.11 Analyze support and opposition (Federalists, Federalist Papers, Anti-Federalists, Bill of Rights) to ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Tuesday: Write a paragraph explaining why the Articles were replaced with the Constitution
Wednesday: Students will predict the actions of the Continental Congress on the three compromises in the Constitution.
Thursday/Friday: Students will write a skit or an essay on the subject “Should the Constitution be ratified?”
Tuesday: Students will be using technology to learn more about the AoC and the events that occurred under the government then and responding using the platform Nearpod.
Wednesday: Students will chart the circumstances that led to the compromises as well as the compromises themselves in the Constitution. They will also predict with a partner what choices the delegates made in the new Constitution.
Thursday/Friday: Students will chart the beliefs of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists. They will then write a skit or an essay on the subject “Should the Constitution be ratified?”
Skit or Essay (due on Monday/Tuesday if not done in class)
Skit: Both sides (Federalist and Anti-Federalist); Be at least 30 seconds (45 seconds honors); Include at least 3 reasons for each side of the argument
Essay: Should the Constitution be ratified?; Be at least 3/4 page (1 page honors), Include at least 4 reasons for you chosen side
Chapter 7 Workbook packet due Monday/Tuesday
Study for quiz on Monday/Tuesday
Confederation- a league or alliance
Republic- a government where people elect others to vote for them
Federal government- national government
Ordinance- a law
Depreciate- to fall in value
Ratify – to formally approve
Federalism- the sharing of state and federal power
Proportional- in corresponding to size