2 Scale InfoLearning Goal: The student will understand that the American government is based on rule of law and established by the Constitution.Target: Interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution.
3 We the People… Translate the license plates in your notes. (Page 39) With your table group, write out what you think the 7 goals are on your desks using an expo.
4 From www.schooltube.com So how does thePreamble Begin?Click the picture to watch School House Rock’s Preamble (America Rock) video!From
5 We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.What are the 7 goals of the Preamble?Create a T-Chart and on the left-hand side of your t-chart, write down the 7 goals.
6 7 Goals of the Preamble (Instructions) Original WordingTranslationIn order to form a more perfect unionEstablish justiceEnsure domestic tranquilityProvide for the common defensePromote the general welfareSecure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterityDo ordain and establish the Constitution of the United States of AmericaIn your notes on p. 43, create 2 columns (like this slide) Title the left column Original Wording and the right column Translation Write the 7 goals of the Preamble in it’s original wording on the left column. (copy from slide) Write what each goal means in your own words under the right column.
7 7 Goals of the Preamble (Answers) Original WordingTranslationIn order to form a more perfect unionEstablish justiceEnsure domestic tranquilityProvide for the common defensePromote the general welfareSecure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterityDo ordain and establish the Constitution of the United States of AmericaTo make the country better than it was beforeCreate a fair legal systemKeep things peaceful at homeJoin together to defend against attacksHelp keep people safe and healthyMake sure freedom and peace are here for us and our descendantsThe people have created & agreed to the new plan of government, the U.S. Constitution