1. Topic-
Finish US Constitution with take home quiz; overview of US Constitution-separation of powers, checks and balances, powers allowed to the states Bill of Rights, Civil War- the causes and implications to African-American life and Civil Rights
2. Content-
Painless Guide to US Constitution; take home quiz
* North South Grow Apart pp. 464-467 * The Struggle over Slavery pp.476-482 * How the North Won pp 506-511 * End of Slavery pp.516-521
Vocabulary- sectionalism, free state, slave state, states' rights, total war, impeachment, Jim Crow laws, segregation
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. US Constitution
Student can list the reasons why document was brilliant

2. Civil War
Student can list reasons for war and impact of war on the South

3. Civil Rights
Student can list reason how Jim Crow brought about the Civil Rights movement of 1950's and 1960's
4. Objectives-
1. Performance based on classroom discussions; 2.homework assigned from textbook; 3. exit slips;
4. quiz over vocabulary and major points listed above
5. Materials and Aids-
movies on US Constitution
and Civil War
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.How did the CW have both benefits and costs to the USA?
2.How did the American population rebuild and reunite after the end of the CW?
3. How did Jim Crow laws contribute the the slow rise of the Civil Rights movement?

B. Development-

1. Explanation of movies
2. Reading and discussion using essential questions and questions from TE
3. Explanation of homework, short answer essay, quizzes

C. Practice-

1. Read and discuss pp.464-467
2. Read and discuss pp.476-482
3. Read and discuss pp.506-511
4. Read and discuss pp.516-521

D. Independent Practice-

1. Exit slips
2. p. 467 # 2, 3, 5
3. p. 482 # 3, 4, 5
4. p. 521 # 3, 5
5. US Con. quiz
6. Civil War quiz

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Oral assessment

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Exit slips
2. p. 467 # 2, 3, 5
3. p. 482 # 3, 4, 5
4. p. 521 # 3, 5
5. US Con. quiz
6. Civil War quiz

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