1st/2nd Trimester: Constitution
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2nd Trimester: Political Parties, Growth of the U.S.
3rd Trimester: Civil War, Reconstruction
- Annenberg Guide to the U.S. Constitution
- The Heritage Guide the the Constitution
- Use pages 260-269 in your textbook (summaries in the green boxes)
- or do a Google search for your amendment number
Remember that your rough draft is due on Thursday at the end of the period.
PART 1: Summary
If your amendment is long, explain the parts that you believe are the most important.
PART 2: Significance
Answer at least one of the following questions:
- Why do you think it is/was important?
- Why do you think the government and/or people felt that it was important enough to go in the Constitution?
- How is it relevant to us today?
- Why do you think it may be unnecessary?
PART 3: Drawing
Show the amendment in action
NOTE: Minimum writing requirement for both parts combined: 75 words
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PREVIOUS YEARSINTRO TO CONSTITUTIONCrash Course Video (can't access on school iPads)Electoral CollegePREVIOUS YEARS:Preamble Song- Remember that the Preamble has to be memorized and recited by Friday, October 30.2014-15 Resources:Andrew Jackson-Use these notes we made in class as a resource to complete your 200+ word essay:Andrew Jackson Lesson on PBSLesson 2Amendment Posteror do a Yippy Search for your amendment numberRemember that your rough draft with front and back is due on Thursday.PART 1: SummaryIf your amendment is long, explain the parts that you believe are the most important.PART 2: SignificanceAnswer at least one of the following questions:· Why do you think it is/was important?· Why do you think the government and/or people felt that it was important enough to go in the Constitution?· How is it relevant to us today?· Why do you think it may be unnecessary?PART 3: DrawingShow the amendment in actionNOTE: Minimum writing requirement for both parts combined: 75 wordsCivil War Battle Resources
Battle ResultsBattel of GettysburgGettysburg AddressBattle of Antietam
Battle of Bull Run/Manassas Junction:
Written by students for students: http://library.thinkquest.org/3055/graphics/battles/bullrun.html
Written by Beauregard (Confederate): http://www.civilwarhome.com/bullruncampaign.htm
Teacher's Guide: http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/resources/BullRun/UnitOverview.pdf
Bull Run Significance: http://voices.yahoo.com/the-first-battle-bull-run-its-significance-2392891.html
Union and Confederate War Cries
Civil War FlagsState FlagsIndustrial Revolution
Preamble Song- Remember that the Preamble to the Constitution must be memorized by Friday, Nov. 18.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_TXJRZ4CFc"Great American" ResourcesSource for Anecdotes:Hall of Fame for Great Americans:Women in HistoryMeet Amazing Americans:Most Influential Figures In American HistoryU.S. History VideosU.S. History in a NutshellU.S. History OverviewWar of 1812Government Made Easy: Legislative BranchLegislative Branch Explained (Student-made)Amendment PostersWhite HouseWhite House Virtual Tour:White House Interactive Tour (official website):Amendment Project Description
1. Number and title
2. Summary (2-50 words)
3. Explanation of how it’s relevant/irrelevant today. Use your article/website as a resource (50-100 words)
4. Visual component
d) Modele) Photograph that YOU take
FINAL DRAFT OPTIONS
1. Poster- title and visual on one side, explanations on the other
2. PowerPoint- to be presented
3. Other Options (need Williams’ permission)
a) Facebook page
c) Diorama with write-up
Final Draft due when we return from Thanksgiving Break:Monday, November 26