Week of Oct. 14-Nov. 22, 2019
SS4H2: Analyze the challenges faced by the framers of the Constitution.
SS4CG1: Describe the meaning of terms (see standards).
SS4CG2: Explain the importance of freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
SS4CG3: Describe the structure of government and the Bill of Rights.I can identify the major leaders of the Consitutional Convention (James Madison, George Washington, and Benjamin Franklin).I can evaluate the major issues debated at the Constitutional Convention: the weakness of the Articles of Confederation, the rights of states to govern themselves (federal government),the Great Compromise, and slavery(Three-Fifths Compromise) .I can define natural rights as found in the Declaration of Indepenence.I can describe the "We the People" from the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.I can explain the importance of freedom guaranteed by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constistution.I can describe how th branches of government interact with each other (checks and balances, and separation of powers) and how they relate to local, state, and federal government.I can identify and explain the rights in the Bill of Rights.