Madison – Architect of the Constitution
<ul><li>Lesson Objective  - Describe the events that occurred at the Constitutional Convention.  </li></ul>
Preview :  Read  “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>answer  the follow questions,  write  the answers in your notebo...
Preview :  Read  “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>1. What was the secrecy rule? </li></ul><ul><li>The secrecy rule...
Preview :  Read  “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>2. What did the secrecy rule enable the delegates to do?  </li><...
Preview :  Read  “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>2. What did the secrecy rule enable the delegates to do?  </li><...
Preview :  Read  “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>3. Do you think government today would be able to use a secrecy ...
Preview :  Read  “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>3. Do you think government today would be able to use a secrecy ...
Reading Strategy – Categorizing Information
Reading Strategy – Categorizing Information   <ul><li>Organize information about the early decisions of the Constitutional...
Early Decisions of the Constitutional Convention
Early Decisions of the Constitutional Convention <ul><li>George Washington presided </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings not held un...
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution   <ul><li>James Madison was born in Virginia in 1751.  </li></ul><ul><li>He ...
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution   <ul><li>Madison went to college in New Jersey where he read the works of c...
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution   <ul><li>He also helped write his own state of Virginia’s constitution. </l...
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution   <ul><li>He called for a Constitutional Convention to create a stronger gov...
James Madison – Architect of the Constitution   <ul><li>Dolly Madison – James Madison's Wife  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Read the Historical Background Information  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Pass out the photo card  </li></ul><ul><li>wealthy men of the time often had their portraits pained </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>What role do you think Madison was in when this portrait was made? </li></ul><ul><li>What expression is on his fac...
<ul><li>Work with your partner to complete the activities on the back of the photo card.  </li></ul><ul><li>Students who f...
Processing Document Based Questions (DBQ) <ul><li>Assessment- Document 3 of Making a New Nation, the Declaration of Indepe...
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  1. 1. Madison – Architect of the Constitution
  2. 2. <ul><li>Lesson Objective - Describe the events that occurred at the Constitutional Convention. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Preview : Read “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>answer the follow questions, write the answers in your notebook, restate the questions in your answers, do not write the questions </li></ul><ul><li>1. What was the secrecy rule? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What did the secrecy rule enable the delegates to do? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Do you think government today would be able to use a secrecy rule? Why or Why not? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Preview : Read “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>1. What was the secrecy rule? </li></ul><ul><li>The secrecy rule was an agreement to keep all discussion secret. </li></ul><ul><li>The public was not allowed to attend meetings, the doors were guarded, and the windows kept tightly shut despite the summer heat. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Preview : Read “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>2. What did the secrecy rule enable the delegates to do? </li></ul><ul><li>The secrecy rule enable the delegates to ____________________ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Preview : Read “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>2. What did the secrecy rule enable the delegates to do? </li></ul><ul><li>The secrecy rule enabled the delegates to to speak freely, without worrying about the public’s reaction. </li></ul><ul><li>That made it easier for them to bargain with one another and to change their minds on the many issues debated. (no formal records) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Preview : Read “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>3. Do you think government today would be able to use a secrecy rule? Why or Why not? </li></ul><ul><li>Government today would __ be able to use a secrecy rule because ________ </li></ul>
  8. 8. Preview : Read “Operating Procedures,” page 53, <ul><li>3. Do you think government today would be able to use a secrecy rule? Why or Why not? </li></ul><ul><li>Government today would not be able to use a secrecy rule because most government meeting have to be open to the public. </li></ul><ul><li>Sunshine Laws – require public meetings, CSPAN for the Senate and Congress </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reading Strategy – Categorizing Information
  10. 10. Reading Strategy – Categorizing Information <ul><li>Organize information about the early decisions of the Constitutional Convention by completing a graphic organizer like the one on the board. </li></ul><ul><li>Read “Early Decisions,” pages 53, and complete the chart as you read </li></ul>
  11. 11. Early Decisions of the Constitutional Convention
  12. 12. Early Decisions of the Constitutional Convention <ul><li>George Washington presided </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings not held unless delegates from at least seven states were present </li></ul><ul><li>Majority rule </li></ul><ul><li>Each state had one vote </li></ul><ul><li>All decisions secret </li></ul><ul><li>Discard the Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Write new constitution </li></ul>
  13. 13. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution
  14. 14. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution <ul><li>James Madison was born in Virginia in 1751. </li></ul><ul><li>He grew up on his family’s plantation, which had many slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>His family was wealthy. </li></ul>
  15. 15. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution <ul><li>Madison went to college in New Jersey where he read the works of classic thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>In 1776, he help write the Declaration of Independence </li></ul>
  16. 16. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution
  17. 17. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution <ul><li>He also helped write his own state of Virginia’s constitution. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1779 Madison was elected to the Continental Congress </li></ul>
  18. 18. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution <ul><li>He called for a Constitutional Convention to create a stronger government for the United States </li></ul>
  19. 19. James Madison – Architect of the Constitution <ul><li>Dolly Madison – James Madison's Wife </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Read the Historical Background Information </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Pass out the photo card </li></ul><ul><li>wealthy men of the time often had their portraits pained </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the portrait closely </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the discussion questions as a class. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>What role do you think Madison was in when this portrait was made? </li></ul><ul><li>What expression is on his face in this portrait? </li></ul><ul><li>What is Madison best known for accomplishing? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this portrait compare to other portraits of the time period? </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Work with your partner to complete the activities on the back of the photo card. </li></ul><ul><li>Students who finish early may complete the challenge. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Processing Document Based Questions (DBQ) <ul><li>Assessment- Document 3 of Making a New Nation, the Declaration of Independence, 1776 </li></ul>
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