Pō’alima, 29 ‘Aukake 14

constitution-founding-fathersThe Constitution

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
—Culture (#4)
—Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
—Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
—Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

The Constitution Lecture-Finish up with Block 4 (10 minutes):  Take notes using Google Docs
—Major Principles of the Constitution
—The Federal System
—Personal or Individual Liberties
—Branches of Government
—Amending the Constitution
—Rights &  Responsibilities of Americans

U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt (45 minutes):  
US Constitution Scavenger Hunt (click on link for handout)
—Work with your same partners
—Complete the Scavenger Hunt
—Reference pp. 87-116 in your text

Constitution Exit Pass (20-30 minutes):  Complete form via Google Docs
—What were the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation?
—How did the Constitutional Convention create a new federal form of limited government?
—What were the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates?
—What were the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution?
—What were challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution?

Closing (5 minutes): Review objectives

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Pō’ahā, 28 ‘Aukake 14

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The Constitution

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
—Culture (#4)
—Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
—Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
—Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Analyzing The Constitution (30 minutes):
—Finish up presentation creation
—Share presentations in Google Docs

The Constitution Lecture (30 minutes):  Take notes using Google Docs
—Major Principles of the Constitution
—The Federal System
—Personal or Individual Liberties
—Branches of Government
—Amending the Constitution
—Rights &  Responsibilities of Americans

U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt (15 minutes):  Begin, will finish tomorrow
US Constitution Scavenger Hunt (click on link for handout)
—Work with your same partners as yesterday
—Complete the Scavenger Hunt
—Reference pp. 87-116 in your text

Closing (5 minutes): Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Current events worksheet_4 due tomorrow

 

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Pō’akolu, 27 ‘Aukake 14

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The Constitution

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Ratification Interpretations (30 minutes):  Share interpretations

The Constitution Vocabulary Assignment using Google Docs (20 minutes):  Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to the Constitution:  grant, responsive, popular sovereignty, federalism, enumerated powers, reserved powers, concurrent powers, impeach, bill, cabinet, judicial review, due process

Analyzing The Constitution in pairs pp. 87-116.  Create a presentation in Google Docs (30 minutes):
—How many articles make up the Constitution?
—What does each of the articles address and why is it important?
—Name the three branches of government and explain their responsibilities.
—How many amendments are included in the Constitution?  What is the process if they want it changed?
—The first 10 amendments are know as ___________________.
—All of the amendments are important but which one addresses slavery and the right to vote for women (these are important as we will further our study)?

Closing (5 minutes): 
Review objectives and go over homework

Homework: Finish presentation in Google Docs-needs to be shared with Mrs. Pico-Lilio by tomorrow; Current events worksheet_4 due Friday

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Pō’alua, 26 ‘Aukake 14

Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  A New Constitution & Ratification

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

The American Revolution Essay Rubric (15 minutes):  Fill out rubric and complete self reflection

Review A New Constitution (10 minutes):  Continue note taking

Vocabulary in Google Docs (10 minutes): Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to the Constitution:  framework, specific, Bill of Rights

Ratification (20 minutes):  Go over ratification and the process the new constitution went through; continue note taking

Ratification Interpretation – Chapter 3 Lesson 3(20 minutes):
—Select one event/issue that your reading focused on
—Create a drawing that shows your interpretation of the event/issue that you selected on a 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper
—On the back, construct a 1 paragraph (at least 5 sentences) description of your drawing
—All drawings need to be colored
—All drawings will need to be finished for homework
—All interpretations will be shared in class tomorrow

Closing (5 minutes): 
Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Finish Ratification Interpretation Assignment;  Current events worksheet_4 due Friday

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Pō’akahi, 25 ‘Aukake 14


Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  A New Constitution

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Google Docs:  All assignments will be shared with Mrs. Pico-Lilio via Google Docs.  Please keep everything on one document.
—Log into your Google Docs
—Create a new document
—Rename your document Last Name_A New Constitution
—Complete the assignments below on your document:  vocabulary, assessment
—Once completed, please click on the share button and share your document with me at lepicoli@ksbe.edu

Vocabulary in Google Docs (10 minutes): Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to the Constitution:  popular sovereignty, federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, veto, amendment

Complete assessment on p. 80 #ʻs 1-5  in Google Docs (20 minutes):

The American Revolution Persuasive Essay (60 minutes):
—Finish up essay
—Be sure document is named Last Name_AR_Essay
—When completed, click on the share button and share essay with Mrs. Pico-Lilio at lepicoli@ksbe.edu
—ALL ESSAYS NEED TO BE SHARED WITH MRS. PICO-LILIO BY 11:59 PM TONIGHT

Closing (5 minutes): 
Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Read Chapter 3 Lesson 3 for tomorrow; Current events worksheet_4 due Friday

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Pō’alima, 22 ‘Aukake 14

Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  The Confederation

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Homework/Classwork from yesterday: Please turn in the following:
Current Event #3

Vocabulary (10 minutes): Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to the Constitution:  explicit, occupy, duty, recession

Reading (15 minutes):  Chapter 3 Lesson 1 pp. 72-75

Go over reading/discussion/take notes in google doc (30 minutes):
—Congress Under the Articles of Confederation
—Successes of the Articles of Confederation
—The Congress Falters
—Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

The American Revolution Persuasive Essay (20 minutes):  Work time, Q&A with Mrs. Pico-Lilio

Closing (5 minutes): Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Read Chapter 3 Lesson 2 for Monday; American Revolution Persuasive Essay Handout_Revised_0814-in Google Docs by 11:59 pm on Monday

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Pō’ahā, 21 ‘Aukake 14

The American Revolution Persuasive Essay

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Exit Pass:  Block 2 Only (15 minutes):  Answer the objectives listed
—What were the reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain?
—What were the reasons why the American colonies declared independence?
—How did the Revolutionary War progress?
—How did the American Revolution change life for different social groups in the new United States?

Google Docs (20 minutes):  Get set up

The American Revolution Persuasive Essay:
—Essay requirements:  American Revolution Persuasive Essay Handout_Revised_0814
—Essay work time

Closing (5 minutes):
Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:Current Event Worksheet_3-due tomorrow; The American Revolution Persuasive Essay due Monday in Google Docs, Rubric & Reflection due Tuesday in Google Docs.

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Pō’akolu, 20 ‘Aukake 14

The American Revolution: The War Changes American Society

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Homework/Classwork from yesterday: Please turn in the following:
Not Worth a Continental Handout

Vocabulary (10 minutes): Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to The American Revolution:  contradiction, revolutionary, republic, emancipation, manumission

Opener -Free Write (10 minutes):
—What groups in American society were probably affected the most by the Revolution?
—How did the lives of various groups in society change based on the outcome of the American Revolution?

Discussion (40 minutes):
—What was the new form of government selected for the United States of America and why?
—What new political ideas defined the American republic?
—Why do you think Americans wanted guarantees of individual rights in state constitutions?
—How did life change for women, African Americans, Native Americans, and Loyalists after the war?
—What do you think may have motivated women to contribute to the Patriot cause during the Revolutionary War?
—Why was education so important to establishing social equality for women?
—How was slavery inconsistent with the Massachusetts constitution?
—Why do you think many people wanted to break away from British customs and traditions after the Revolution?

Exit Pass (15 minutes):  
Answer the objectives listed
—What were the reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain?
—What were the reasons why the American colonies declared independence?
—How did the Revolutionary War progress?
—How did the American Revolution change life for different social groups in the new United States?

Closing (5 minutes): Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:Current Event Worksheet_3-due Friday

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Pō’alua, 19 ‘Aukake 14

The American Revolution: The War for Independence

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Homework/Classwork from yesterday: Please turn in the following:
Podcasts, Signed Progress Reports

Review-whole class (10 minutes):
Reasons why colonists broke away from Great Britain
When we looked at the Declaration of Independence, were the colonist right in wanting to break away?

Vocabulary (10 minutes)
: Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to The American Revolution:  equipped, objective, guerrilla warfare, morale

Video (6 minutes):  The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War
-How did the Battle of Saratoga lead to an alliance between America and France?
-How might the course of the American Revolution have been different if France had not entered the war?

Discussion (45 minutes):
—Why do you think the key battles in the Revolution moved from Massachusetts to the Middle Colonies between 1775-1778?
—Why did France wait for a major U.S. victory before coming to the aid of the Patriot cause?
—Why would well-trained British soldiers have had an advantage over the newly enlisted soldiers of the Continental Army?
—Which disadvantage do you think was the most harmful to the British cause?
—How did having a weak and divided central government hurt the Patriots?
—What other battles besides Trenton and Saratoga were important for the Patriot morale?
—How did the brutality of the British troops in the South play a role in their defeat?
—What were the provisions of the Treaty of Paris?
—Why did the Continental Congress have difficulty paying for supplies and weapons during the Revolution?

Handout (Completion for HW):
 Not Worth a Continental Handout

Closing (5 minutes): Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Not Worth a Continental Handout-due tomorrow, Read Chapter 2 Lesson 4 for tomorrow, Current Event Worksheet_3-due Friday

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Pō’akahi, 18 ‘Aukake 14

Statehood:  55 years

Intro (5 minutes): Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Essential Question, Standards, Objectives

Essential Question:  Why do territories want to be a part of the union?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the Hawaiian and American population
…the reasons why Hawai’i was annexed
…how Hawai’iʻs annexation lead to Hawai’i becoming a territory and then a state
…how did achieving statehood for Hawai’i changed life for different groups in the past and currently today

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions (#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Think/Pair/Share Assignment (75 minutes):  Please view attachment for assignment instructionsStatehood.  Today you will be creating and finalizing your podcast.

Closing (5 minutes): Review essential question, objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Review Chapter 2 Lesson 3 for tomorrow, Signed Progress Report due tomorrow, Current Event Worksheet_3-due Friday

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