The Constitution of the Untied States
1 Understanding the Constitution
Start lesson by asking what do you guy know about the Constitution? Discuss answers. Move on to Kahoot, 7 vocabulary questions. Discuss the results. Finally, to give students prior knowledge before starting actual lesson, The Constitution Game.
Students are to be seated and follow Smart Board rules.
2 Direct Instruction
Explain that the Constitution is divided into 5 sections. The Preamble is the first part, it explains who is writing the Constitution and why. The Articles are the second part, they explain how our government work. Part three are the amendments--additions, that the writers of the Constitution thought were important. These additions name the rights and freedoms Americans have. After the first 10 amendments the Bill of Rights, the Constitution includes other additional amendments that have been added over time.
Follow Smart Board instructions and listen intently and participate.
3 Guided Practice
Worksheets will be distributed, in pairs student will work together to answer questions, as teacher walks around looking and listening to students explaining misconceptions.
Listen and participate.
Students will define words from the dictionary.
5 Wrap Up
Students will create 3 test questions based on what they learned in the lesson.
Write questions 3 questions.