Objective:Students will evaluate the major debates that occurred when drafting the Constitution by participating in a simulation of the Constitutional Convention and score at least 3/4 according to the rubric.
HSS.8.2.3 - Evaluate the major debates that occurred during the development of the Constitution and their ultimate resolutions in such areas as shared power among institutions, divided state-federal power, slavery, the rights of individuals and states
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 2 minutes:
Take out your simulation preparation handout, take a look at the "script" for today and figure out which group member is sharing which information. Every single group member needs to introduce themselves during roll call, only certain group members will need to share the other three pieces of information. If you were not here on Monday/Tuesday, you need to copy one of your group member's papers.
Whole Group (Voice Level 1-2) 40 minutes:
Constitutional Convention Simulation. I will be taking on the role of George Washington and act as the facilitator for this simulation. When I call on your state, make sure that all of your representatives are prepared to share their opinions on the three key issues we will be discussing today.
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Complete the simulation reflection.
The last Presidential Debate is tonight at 6 p.m.!! This is the last opportunity for extra credit. Watch the debate and write me a 5-7 sentence summary. Due Thursday/Friday.