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The Constitutional Convention



Midterm Exam!

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              Be sure to have the following during your exam period: 

 1. Your COMPLETED Constitutional Convention Google Slides assignment

 2. Chromebook fully charged or with your charger

 3. Study for the Constitutional Convention Quiz using the:

    digital flash cards and review activities 

 4. Complete the The United States Constitution Scavenger Hunt  after the       quiz.                                



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Assignments and Make up Tests - 2nd Quarter

Grades last updated: Monday, December 3 10am.  Late assignments will NOT be graded the day they are submitted.  Please turn work in all on time unless you are absent.

Please see Home Access Center to see what you are missing.  Dig deep for some "extra" to get the work completed and turned in for a grade. 

  Patriot's Pen Activity - Due 10/22 (3rd period is excused)


Turn in your Patriot's Pen here!


American Revolution Vocabulary Pre-Test Due 10/22

American Revolution Pre-Test


 Loyalists vs. Patriots -
Due 10/23 (Blue All)

Turn in your Loyalists & Patriots here!



 Pontiac's Rebellion & the Proclamation Line of 1763  - Due 10/26 (White All)

Turn in your Pontiac & Proc 1763  here!


  The British Impose Troublesome Taxes  - Due 10/31 (White parts 1 & 2)

Turn in your Trouble Some Taxes here!


 The Crisis Heats Up!
- Due 11/1 (White parts 1, 2, & 3)

Turn in your Things Heat Up  here!


Trouble Over Tea
  - Due 11/5 (White all parts)

Turn in your Trouble over tea  here!

The Shot Heard Around The World!   
- Due 11/9 (White all parts)

Turn in your Shot Heard Around World here!


Causes of the American Revolution test - Due 11/9

Causes of American Revolution Test


The Sons of Liberty Tavern - Menu Activity
Due 11/14

Turn in your SOL Tavern here!

The Declaration of Independence Analyzing The Document Activity
WHITE part 2 - Due 11/16
Turn in your Dec. of Ind. History here!

America the Story of US: Revolution - Due 11/20
Link to the video


Turn in your Amer. Story of US Rev. here!

American Revolution Battle Test  - DUE 11/30

American Revolution Test

Dividing Up Western Lands - DUE 12/5

Turn in your Dividing Up Western Lands here!

The Weaknesses Of The Articles of Confederation - - DUE 12/7

Turn in your Articles of Confederation here!

Critical Period Quiz - DUE 12/7
Critical Period Test

BIG Question: Why do nations go to war?


Listen to the Golden Voice Talk About History!

 

Constitutional Con. Begins

                                    Constitutional Con. Influences

                       Constitutional Con. Debates & Compromise

                                        Ratification Debate

                                   Constitutional Principles .mp3

                                  Separation of Powers .mp3

                                  Government at work .mp3

                              How a Bill becomes a Law .mp3

                                       Federalism .mp3


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                                                 Printable Notes

Intro to American Gov't

The North West Ord.

 Problems with the Articles



Self Assessment Materials and Exit Slips


 
How well can you make history?

 

Learning Target: I can PLAN how western lands should be divided after the American Revolution.

Learning Target: I can ASSESS the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and PREDICT the problems those weaknesses may have caused for the United States following the American Revolution. 




   

Important Announcements!

 

  Welcome to United States History with Mr. Gigliotti

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Midterm ALERT!  Midterm ALERT!  Midterm ALERT!

Constitutional Convention Quiz will be during the exam period.
  

Be sure to study using the digital flash cards and review activities 

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 If You Are Done Have Some Fun Activity 

    Learning Target: I can CHOOSE an activity to further my depth of historical knowledge.

 

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Topics and Assignments (All Dates Subject to Adjustment)

 

 Monday, December 10, 2018 

 

 Topic: The Constitutional Convention  - Introduction

 

 

  The Founding Fathers or Framers who created our Constitution! 

 

 Today's Goal:  Welcome back!  Today we will begin working on our Constitutional Convention presentations.  We

 will go over all of the directions and review previous material about the failure of the Articles of Confederation. 

 Students will have time to begin their presentations in class and should complete Slide #1 and most of

 Slide #2. 

  possible classroom for all!" 

 Today's Assignments:

 

 1.  Make up quiz anyone?  3rd period students must complete the quiz at the beginning of class due to the  

      assembly 

 

       Critical Period Quiz

 

 2.  Participate in a short review activity.

 

      

 

 2.  Click on the link below to access the Constitutional Convention assignment.  Today you should complete slides

      #1 and #2 of the WHITE activity which introduces your project and familiarizes you with important terms.

 

   The Constitutional Convention
  
Learning Target: I can CREATE, SHARE and ROLE PLAY in a presentation showcasing the
   important details during the Constitutional Convention.
 

 

 3 Participate in a classroom discussion about the beginning of the Constitutional Convention.

 

       Constitutional Convention Begins


 
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 Tuesday, December 11, 2018

 

 Topic: The Constitutional Convention - The Convention begins and Meet the Delegates!

 

 Today's Goal:  Today the class will meet many of the important delegates that attended the Constitutional

 Convention.  You should work on and complete Slide #3 in your presentation. 

  

 Today's Assignments:

 

1.  Click on the link below to access the Constitutional Convention assignment.  Today you should complete slide

      #3 of the WHITE activity which introduces your project and familiarizes you with important terms.

 

   The Constitutional Convention
  
Learning Target: I can CREATE, SHARE and ROLE PLAY in a presentation showcasing the
   important details during the Constitutional Convention.  

 

2.  Let's meeting the Founding Fathers (Framers)

 

     

 

 

3. Participate in a classroom discussion about the delegates at the Constitutional Convention.

 

       Constitutional Convention Begins

 

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2018

 

 Topic: The Constitutional Convention  - Influences on the Founding Fathers

 

 Today's Goal:  Today the class will discuss the various Enlightenment philosophies, historical references,

 and state constitutions that influences the work the Founding Fathers did at the Constitutional

 Convention.  You should work on and complete Slide #4 in your presentation.  We will be making Constitutional 

 stew.

  

 Today's Assignments:

 

1.  Click on the link below to access the Constitutional Convention assignment.  Today you should complete slide

      #3 of the WHITE activity which introduces your project and familiarizes you with important terms.

 

   The Constitutional Convention
   Learning Target: I can CREATE, SHARE and ROLE PLAY in a presentation showcasing the
   important details during the Constitutional Convention.  

 

2. Participate in a classroom discussion about the influences on the Founding Fathers during the Constitutional   

    Convention.

 

       Constitutional Convention - Influences

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

 

   

 Topic: The Constitutional Convention - Chaos and Compromise

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we will continue to work on our Constitutional Convention presentation.  We will be going 

 over the debate over what Congress should look like and the "Great Compromise".  Students should complete 

 slide #5 & #6 in their presentation. 

 

 Today's Assignments:

 

1.  Click on the link below to access the Constitutional Convention assignment.  Today you should complete slide

      #5 & #6 of the WHITE activity which goes over many of the arguments and compromises during the

      Constitutional Convention.

 

   The Constitutional Convention
   Learning Target: I can CREATE, SHARE and ROLE PLAY in a presentation showcasing the
   important details during the Constitutional Convention.  

 

2. Participate in a classroom discussion about the Great Compromise during Constitutional Convention.

 

       Constitutional Convention Debates & Compromise

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 Friday, December 14, 2018

 

 Topic: The Constitutional Convention - Ratification

 

 Today's Goal:  Happy Friday!  Today we be concluding our study of the Constitutional Convention.  Now that the

 Constitutional Convention has ended, it's time for the states to ratify or approve the new government.  It is also

 time to add a Bill of Rights!

  

 Today's Assignments:

 

1.  Click on the link below to access the Constitutional Convention assignment.  Today you should complete slide

      #7 of the WHITE activity which goes over the ratification of the Constitution. 

 

   The Constitutional Convention
   Learning Target: I can CREATE, SHARE and ROLE PLAY in a presentation showcasing the
   important details during the Constitutional Convention.  

 

2. Participate in a classroom discussion about the Great Compromise during Constitutional Convention.

 

 

       Ratification Debate

 

3.  Be sure to have this assignment completed by the day of your midterm exam.  We will be submitting the    assignment at the start of class.  We will also be taking a quiz over this material.

 

   Be sure to study using the digital flash cards and review activities 

  

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