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History 8-1, Assignment Eight, Constitution Packet

 

 

 

Assignment Eight
Constitution Packet

Deadline, 5/22, 440 points

Click here to go back to the web site for History 8-1.

 

 

 

 

How was the Constitution created?

How does our government work?

How does the Constitution shape our lives today?

Page one of the constitution.

 

checklist for this packet

Description

This is the most important assignment you will complete in 8-1. It will consist of four parts.

Part One - US Constitution Final, 120 points

Part Two - Constitution Crossword, 80 points

Part Three - Study Guide for A More Perfect Union and a link to the movie on Youtube, 80 points

Part Four - Essays, 160 points

 

Objectives

Students will identify and describe background and outcomes of the Constitutional Convention.

Students will be able to identify key vocabulary terms associated with the Constitution and the convention.

Students will be able to identify and explain the structure of the United States Government and Federalism.

Special instructions

You will submit this packet in all together. Keep your work in class and your essays until you are ready to submit it all!

Essay Rubic

Criteria Points possible for each essay

Is each topic answered completely?
Is the language use correct and easy to follow?

80

Are the answers essentially correct, but key points are missing?
Is the language use correct and easy to follow?

70

Do the answers use generic statements without clear conclusions and are the points vague and difficult to understand?
Is the language use obscure and does it contain frequent errors?

55

Are the answers random and vague? Does the language use containg frequent errors? Are the answers pointless statement that could be applied under any set of circumstances?

40 or less

 

 

Links

Printed files

A printed copy of the assignment that goes with this unit will be posted soon.

Media files

Here are the links to Chapter Eleven and The New Nation Study Guide that accompanied it.

Here are the links to We the People Power Point and Study Guide.

Here is the link to the final test for this packet. You will receive one in class. You need to bring it in as hard copy.

Here is the link to the diagram of the checks and balances in the Constitution.

Click here to view the Power Point about some key aspects of government. We used in in class on 5/17.

Click here to view the Power Point about the Electoral College we use in class 5/17.

Here is the link to the Power Point we used in class about amending the Constitution.

Click here to view the Power Point about the content of the amendments.

Online files

Here is the link to court cases.

Here is a link for Terry v. Ohio.
Here is another link for Terry v. Ohio.

Sound files

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