Q2W8: December 13-16

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #17
Unit of InstructionArticles of Confederation/Constitution
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.1.1 Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong vs. weak arguments.

SS.8.A.3.9 Evaluate the structure, strengths, and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and its aspects that led to the Constitutional Convention.

SS.8.A.3.10 Examine the course and consequences of the Constitutional Convention (New Jersey Plan, Virginia Plan, Great Compromise, Three-Fifths Compromise, compromises regarding taxation and slave trade, Electoral College, state vs. federal power, empowering a president).

SS.8.A.3.11 Analyze support and opposition (Federalists, Federalist Papers, AntiFederalists, Bill of Rights) to ratification of the U.S. Constitution.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Day 1:

Present Revolutionary War Research Projects

Rev War Project Rubric

Rev War Project Overview

Project Worksheet/Self-Evaluation

Day 2/3:

Missing Work 

Assignments Due

Research Project



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