The National Constitution Center is the first and only institution in America established by Congress to “disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.” The more
Introduction of a new project format called "think tanks," which are a little like a historical book club. Students think about how to apply Bloom's Taxonomy in analyzing historical documents. Then, one group models the Think Tank method and other groups evaluate.Objective: 2. I will be able to more
Students read about the beliefs of Buddhism, then create and perform silent 30 second skits illustrating one of the beliefs.Objective: 4. I will be able to analyze the different basic beliefs of Buddhism and use them to solve problems. Essential Question: "How will you teach your children t more
Performance task 3 is to make a voters' guide for American voters, telling them what they should know about China and their representatives' positions toward it. This is the first of two days spent on the project, and it's mostly devoted to background and drafting.
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Unit 8 is a one-week remediation session designed to get students to 80% mastery of content objectives from throughout the year and also get them 100% ready for writing a Document Based Question (DBQ) essay in the following unit.This lesson focuses on writing topic sentences in a DBQ.