Deadline, 3/2, 600 points
How was the Constitution created?
How does our government work?
How does the Constitution shape our lives today?
This is the most important assignment you will complete in 8-1. It will consist of several parts. The links will be added soon.
Part One - The Constitution Take Home Test - 120 points
Part Two - The Constitution Crossword - 80 points
Part Three - Amendment Study - 40 points or more. Here is a chance for extra credit.
Part Four - Four Short Essays - 160 points
Part Five - Consitution Outline and Vocabulary - 40 points
Part Six - How a Bill Becomes a Law & Government Structure - 40 points
Part Seven - Your Constitution Interview(s) - 40 points or more. Here is a chance for extra credit.
Packet Assembly - Table of Contents, notes, handouts, and assignment in order - 40 points
NOTICE >> The total possible for this packet is 600 points.
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!
A printed copy of the assignment that goes with this unit will be posted soon.
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.
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 court cases.