Q2W2, October 25-29

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #2
Unit of InstructionEarly Government and The Constitution
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.1.6 – Interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

1. Students will explain how the Preamble serves as an introduction to the U.S.
Constitution.
2. Preamble establishes the goals and purposes of the government.
– Identify six goals and purposes set forth in the Preamble (i.e. form a more perfect
union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common
defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to
ourselves and our posterity).
– Students will recognize the intention of the phrase “We the People”.

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday
DIA 2 Remediation

Wednesday
Preamble to The Constitution PowerPoint
Preamble review

Thursday/Friday
Preamble Escape Room – students will complete a secret mission around the classroom to uncover the goals of the Preamble.
Preamble quiz

Assignments Due

Preamble quiz (formative)

Additional Resources