Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Branches of Power and Federalism

Today in class we played Branches of Power on the iCivics website.  You can click here to go directly to the game.  When students are finished, they need to submit their certificate (take a screenshot) to Google Classroom and complete this Google Form.  To wrap up today's activities students need to read this handout about federalism.

We will tackle the preamble when we come back.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 20, 2017

The 7 Principles of the Constitution

Today in class we talked about the 7 principles of the Constitution.  You can see what we discussed below:

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Constitutional Convention

Today in class we discussed how compromise played a role in the writing of the Constitution.  Today's discussion covers question 1 on the Constitution test, which is:

How was compromise important in the writing of the Constitution?

You can see what we discussed below:

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Anatomy of the Constitution

Today in class we read about the anatomy of the Constitution.  With our Constitution unit starting yesterday.  We began by reading about the framework of the Constitution.  You can click here to see what we read. 

Monday, November 13, 2017

Constitution Pretest

Today we began our Constitution unit with a pretest.  There is a link below to view the pretest for studying purposes.  It will be identical to the Constitution test at the end of the unit.

Constitution Pretest

Friday, November 3, 2017

The Revolution is Won

To end the week we have finished discussing the American Revolution.  You can see what we discussed below:

Don't forget DBQ's are due Monday night and projects are due on November 13!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Today in class we watched a video on The American Revolution.  You can see what we watched below:

Students looked for examples of the INSPECT forces as they watched.  They filled out this form while viewing today's video.