Presentation on theme: "Essential Questions: How are the responsibilities of the US government defined and the rights of the people protected? Learning Target: I will be able."— Presentation transcript:
Essential Questions: How are the responsibilities of the US government defined and the rights of the people protected? Learning Target: I will be able to interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution. Formative Assessment(s): What were the intentions of the Preamble? Homework: Vocabulary Daily Rubric: 4 – I fully understand the learning target and I am ready to move on 3 – I feel like I have a good understanding of the learning target but I need to cover it a little more 2 – I feel kind of lost on the learning target and I need a lot of review before I can move on 1 – I am completely lost and feel like I need to completely cover this learning target over
What were the flaws of the Articles of Confederation that made a new constitution necessary? What do you think the framers (again, framers not farmers) would add to the Constitution to make sure we fixed these problems? Make two lists, one for the Articles of Confederation, one for the Constitution (No, the Declaration of Independence did not set up our government.)
Preamble: Union: Justice:
Preamble: beginning of the U.S. Constitution, which describes its purpose Union: The unified states of the United States Justice: process or result of using laws to fairly judge and punish crimes and criminals
As a class, define the words: domestic, tranquility, general welfare, blessings of liberty, posterity, ordain Read page 54 and interpret the Preamble.