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CONSTITUTION DAY GET YOUR JOURNALS FOR THE WARM UP AND CLASS ACTIVITIES
Pick ONE: Write a 3 sentence response. Do you agree or disagree? Why? “Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” –Abraham Lincoln “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.” –Patrick Henry “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them.” –Jason Laumark
JIGSAW and Class Chart Break into 4 groups and answer questions about the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches as well as the Bill of Rights. Answer in complete sentences in your journals. CLASS CHART: As a class, chart the duties of each branch and discuss the checks and balances between them.