Constitution by Gina Capaldi

By Gina Capaldi

The structure introduces scholars to the Preamble, the Articles of the structure, and the Amendments that undefined. The actions might help scholars discover why the structure was once wanted within the first position and what arguments and compromises have been made to be able to make it take place. scholars will meet the signers of the record and find out about the method they went via to draft the ultimate model. Activites comprise video games, studying political cartoons, vocabulary, developing a time line and govt tree.

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There was fear from the small states that the large states would have too much control of the presidency if the vote was based on the size of the congressional delegation. At last, the electoral system that we have today was proposed and debated and changed and accepted. 47 Suggested Lesson Plan 1. Share the lesson objectives and the vocabulary with the students. 2. Distribute the “Article II” handout on pages 49-50. Invite students to read it, bearing in mind the vocabulary that was reinforced.

30 TLC10541 Copyright © Teaching & Learning Company, Carthage, IL 62321-0010 Re-Creating the Preamble Objective Students will re-create the Preamble to the Constitution for a more meaningful experience. They will do this by incorporating old style writing techniques with a goose quill pen. Background Information The Preamble to the United States Constitution is a brief statement which describes the purpose and principles that the Constitution was meant to serve. It expresses the author’s intentions and what the Constitution meant and hoped to achieve.

Bush ______________________________ Gore _____________________________ Nader _____________________________ Buchanan __________________________ Other _____________________________ TLC10541 Copyright © Teaching & Learning Company, Carthage, IL 62321-0010 53 Presidents Board Game Objective This board game will help students become familiar with the United States Presidents, the years of their presidencies and the states in which they were born. Background Information The President of the United States of America is the head of state and the executive branch of the federal government.

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