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February 5

posted Feb 5, 2013, 6:03 AM by Peter Knowles
--Day 7

Today we'll review last night's homework and discuss how the early United States government was developed. 

Learning Target ImageWhat will I be able to do when I've finished this lesson?What idea, topic, or subject is important for me to learn and understand so that I can do this?What will I do to show that I can do this? How well will I have to do this?
 I will be able to explain some of the ways that the Colonial past shaped the creatin of our present Constitution.
I need to understand how past events and experiences led to a Constitution with many compromises, and many gray areas.  
I will take notes in an outline format from a PowerPoint presentation.    This is a formative assessment. I need to collect information so I can use it later. 

Complete the outline handout while we go through the presentation below. 

Chapter 2

HOMEWORK: READ Chapter 2.5 Ratifying the Constitution (46-49)
Ratification (47)
Federalists (47)
Anti-federalists (47)
a.        What were the requirements for ratification, and why was that “irregular”? (47)
b.        What were the two areas that most troubled anti-federalists about the proposed Constitution? (47)
c.        Why was support from Virginia and New York so important? (48)