Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Fantastic Constitutional Convention PowerPoint for Constitution Day

This beautiful PowerPoint lesson covers everything students need to know about the creation of the American Constitution based on state and CCSS. It is awesome to use every September 17th for Constitution Day or during your unit on the founding of America!

The PowerPoint includes a warm up on the founders, then moves on to the major weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and how they were exposed by Shay's Rebellion in 1786. Further slides explore the major players at the Philadelphia (or Constitutional) Convention, the plans, major compromises, and structure of the Constitution.

It includes fantastic visuals and easy-to-follow notes, along with a warm-up and exit ticket for students to complete.

You can download this fantastic lesson for any range of students by clicking here!

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