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  • 1. “ Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution!” Ms. Mercer  Fifth Grade  Nicholas Elementary
  • 2. Spelling Words
    • caring
    • writing
    • liking
    • smiling
    • staring
    • icing
    • owned
    • grading
    • chimed
    • shaky
    • behaved
    • escaping
    • polluted
    • puzzling
    • twinkling
    • united
    • described
    • revising
    • arrived
    • draped
  • 3. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • coming
    • contributing
    • existing
    • running
  • 4. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • coming
    • contributing
    • existing
    • running
    • The pattern is stressed –ing endings
    • com ing
    • contribut ing
    • exist ing
    • runn ing
  • 5. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • time
    • arrived
    • pride
    • decide
  • 6. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • time
    • arrived
    • pride
    • decide
    • The pattern is long /ī/ sound
    • t i m e
    • arr i v e d
    • pr i d e
    • dec i d e
  • 7. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • conform
    • confederation
    • conjoin
    • concurrent
  • 8. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • conform
    • confederation
    • conjoin
    • concurrent
    • The pattern is the con- prefix (it means with)
    • con form
    • con federation
    • con join
    • con current
  • 9. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • united
    • described
    • revising
    • draped
  • 10. Word Knowledge
    • What is the pattern?
    • united
    • described
    • revising
    • draped
    • The pattern is dropped e with suffix
    • unit ed
    • describ ed
    • revis ing
    • drap ed
  • 11. Sentences
    • She will be contributing to the existing fund.
    • He will decide when the time has arrived.
    • Members agreed to conform with the laws set forth by the confederation.
    • When the last delegate arrived, they united to discuss and write the Constitution.
  • 12. Vocabulary
    • nation
    • confederation
    • convention
    • constitution
    • federal
  • 13. nation
    • The last thing they wanted was to become a nation . They were the citizens of their own separate states, just as they had always been.
    • The people of the nation gather together to celebrate their unity.
  • 14. nation
    • The last thing they wanted was to become a nation . They were the citizens of their own separate states, just as they had always been.
    • The people of the nation gather together to celebrate their unity.
    a group of people living in a particular area under one government
  • 15. confederation
    • So the Congress wrote the Articles of Confederation which outlined rules for a “firm league of friendship.”
    • The confederation of Southern states fought against the North in the Civil War.
  • 16. confederation
    • So the Congress wrote the Articles of Confederation which outlined rules for a “firm league of friendship.”
    • The confederation of Southern states fought against the North in the Civil War.
    the act of joining states together for a common purpose
  • 17. convention
    • In 1786, these men, among others, suggested to the Congress that all the states send delegates to a Grand Convention in Philadelphia to improve the existing form of government.
    • My mom attended a convention for lawyers.
  • 18. convention
    • In 1786, these men, among others, suggested to the Congress that all the states send delegates to a Grand Convention in Philadelphia to improve the existing form of government.
    • My mom attended a convention for lawyers.
    a formal meeting for some special purpose
  • 19. constitution
    • They didn’t call the document they were working on a “ constitution ”; they referred to it as “the plan.”
    • While in court, the lawyer cited the Constitution .
  • 20. constitution
    • They didn’t call the document they were working on a “ constitution ”; they referred to it as “the plan.”
    • While in court, the lawyer cited the Constitution .
    the basic principles used to govern a state, country, or organization
  • 21. federal
    • Because they knew that the country was sensitive to the word “national”, they tried to stick to “ federal ”, a word they were used to and one which didn’t reduce the power of the states.
    • Some people think that money for schools should come from the federal government, not the local government.
  • 22. federal
    • Because they knew that the country was sensitive to the word “national”, they tried to stick to “ federal ”, a word they were used to and one which didn’t reduce the power of the states.
    • Some people think that money for schools should come from the federal government, not the local government.
    formed by an agreement of states or provinces to join together as one nation
  • 23. Background
    • George Washington (1732-1799) served as commander in chief the American army during the Revolution. He then went on to become the first American president, serving from 1789-1797.
  • 24. Background
    • Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) served as the U.S. secretary of the treasury from 1789-1795. He worked to improve industry, increase trade, and build a strong central government.
  • 25. Background
    • James Madison (1755-1804) served as secretary of state and later became the fourth United States president. He was nicknamed “the Father of the U.S. Constitution,” and he sponsored the Bill of Rights.
  • 26. Background
    • Edmund Randolph (1753-1813) went on to become the attorney general and secretary of state under Washington.