Q2W5, November 15-19
National Archives Virtual Field Trip
|Unit of Instruction||Early Government and The Constitution|
SS.7.C.1.8 – Explain the viewpoints of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the ratification
of the Constitution and inclusion of a bill of rights.
SS.7.C.1.7 – Describe how the Constitution limits the powers of government through separation of
powers and checks and balances.
SS.7.C.3.3 – lustrate the structure and function (three branches of government established in
Articles I, II, and III with corresponding powers) of government in the United States as
established in the Constitution.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
- Recognize the Anti-Federalists’ reasons for the inclusion of a bill of rights in the U.S.
- Recognize the Federalists’ reasons for a stronger, central government.
- Identify and define the Constitutional principles: limited government, popular
sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, and rule of law.
- Recognize examples of separation of powers and checks and balances.
- Compare the roles and responsibilities of the three branches of the federal government.
- Identify the general powers described in Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution.
- Unit 3 Summative – The Constitution
- Read “First Amendment 101” and complete two paragraphs responding to the following prompt: “Which First Amendment freedom is most important to you? Why?” Students must cite evidence.
- National Archives Virtual Field Trip
- KWL Chart
- Summative Remediation Stations
- Enrichment: Twitter Project
- Set-up iCivics Accounts
The Constitution Summative
Complete ALL missing work ASAP! No missing work will be accepted after Thanksgiving break!