Q1W7, September 27 – October 1

IF YOU ARE WORKING FROM HOME, please visit your Civics Canvas page for daily instructions and assignments. To access Canvas, go to vPortal and select the Canvas tile. When open, click the M/J Civics tile and you will be directed to the Unit Module: Political Heritage and Founding Fathers. Click on the daily pages in the module for lesson instructions and assignments. If you have any questions or need clarification on the lesson, please let me know and I will set up a zoom meeting.

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #7
Unit of InstructionAmerica's Political Heritage
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.1.2 – Trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, and Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” had on colonists’ views of government.

SS.7.C.1.3 – Describe how English policies and responses to colonial concerns led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.
1. Recognize the themes of taxation without representation and individual rights.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, and the Mayflower Compact had on colonists’ views of government.

Students will be able to describe how English policies and responses to colonial concerns led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday
John Locke and Baron De Montesquieu Review
Kahoot – The Enlightenment (formative)
Intro to the documents that influenced the founding fathers PPT
• Magna Carta

Wednesday
Documents that influenced the founding fathers PPT
• Mayflower Compact
• English Bill of Rights
• Thomas Payne’s Common Sense

Thursday/Friday
Rotations
• Independent – Nearpod lesson
• Partner – Documents that influenced the founding fathers worksheet
• Small group – Historical documents timeline

Assignments Due

The Enlightenment Kahoot (formative)

Additional Resources

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.