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'A More Perfect Union': Constitution Day Activity

Grade Level Grades 3-12
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In this Constitution Day activity, students view a slideshow outlining events leading to the U.S. Constitution and participate in a discussion activity on "enduring questions." 

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Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

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5.0
2 Reviews
The link to the slides is working now.
CRF
May 15, 2020
Jennifer Jolley
January 05, 2020
Can't access the powerpoint- the site is not working
kaleigh74
September 17, 2018

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