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Crafting The Constitution
 

Crafting The Constitution

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    • Crafting the Constitution
    • Objective
      • Describe the events that occurred at the Constitutional Convention.
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      • Read “Early Decisions,” pages 53 – 54, examine the picture, Independence Hall,
      • read the caption,
      • answer the question in the caption,
      • write the answer in your notebook,
      • restate the question in your answers, do not write the questions
      • Independence Hall – What was the delegates’ goal when they gathered at the convention?
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      • restate the question in your answers, do not write the questions
      • Independence Hall – What was the delegates’ goal when they gathered at the convention?
      • When the delegates gathered at the convention their goal was _______________
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      • When the delegates gathered at the convention there was _______________
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      • When the delegates gathered at the convention their goal was to revise and strengthen the Articles of Confederation.
      • This goal quickly changed to writing a new constitution.
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    • Look at all of the details of the room and think of questions you have of the photo
    • Think – Pair – Share-
      • In pairs, share your questions
      • and possible answers to each other’s questions.
      • Share with the class.
      • Next, review discussion questions
    • What appears to be the purpose of this room?
    • How old does this room look?
    • Who do you think met in this room?
    • Do you see any clues in the photograph that let you know when it was taken?
    • This room looks the same today. What do you think it is used for now?
    • Video Virtual Field Trip: Independence Hall
    • Primary Source Activity: Independence Hall Crafting the Constitution
      • Read “Historical Background Information,”
      • Answer questions on back of photos
    • Processing: Document Based Assessment
      • This is a picture of Independence Hall, the location where the Constitutional Convention was held to drat the Constitution.
      • Fifty-six men filled this room for several months as they debated and wrote the Constitution.
    • Processing: Document Based Assessment
      • No reporters were allowed in the room.
    • Processing: Document Based Assessment
      • Write a newspaper article as if you were a newspaper reporter peeking in the window during the Constitutional Convention – Minimum 5 complete sentences
      • Use the background information and your text book for ideas, pages 52 - 59