The Constitution Packet
Deadline, Mar. 1 for extra credit or Mar. 2 for regular credit, 320 points - that includes the test
How does our government work?
How does the Constitution shape our lives today?
This is the most important packet you will complete in 8-1. It will consist of several parts. Look at the list below.
In some ways, this packet will depend on the time we have to complete it. You need to keep up with the checklist below.
Part Two - The Constitution Crossword - 40 points
Part Three - Four Constitution Interviews - 80 points
Part Four - Reserved, Delegated, Concurrent, and Denied Powers Matching Sheet - 40 points
Part Five - Landmark Cases - 40 points
The Online Constitution Test - Appx. 80 points
NOTE >> The total possible for this packet is 320 points. That score includes the online test.
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.
You will submit this packet in all together. Keep your work in class and your essays until you are ready to submit it all!
List of Supreme Court Landmark Cases
•How did the case begin?
•What was the path through the courts?
•What was the decision of the Supreme Court?
•What precedent(s) did the case set?
Links you will use with this assignment
A copy of the assignment
Copies of the sections of this packet will be posted soon.
To view the PowerPoint about the structure of the Constitution, click here.
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.
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.
Here is the link to the PowerPoint file about the structure of the Constitution.
Click here to view the PDF file about the six principles of government we viewed in class.
Click here to view the PowerPoint file about the Federal Court System.
Here is the link to court cases.
Click here to view a shortened segments from You, the Jury.
Here is the link to the handout that accompanies You, the Jury.