A.P. American Government Lesson Plan - Klein Oak High School
Dates Friday, August 28, 2009
Topic The Constitutional Convention
Objectives Students shall be able to
  1. describe the colonial mindset,
  2. list the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation,
  3. analyze the characteristics of the Framers,
  4. analyze the Virginia and New Jersey plans and the Great Compromise,
  5. evaluate the Constitutional Convention, and
  6. discuss the national convention events and processes..
Activities Lecture/Discussion: The Constitutional Convention
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Assessment Monitor and adjust to assure understanding.
Assignments Read part 2 of Wilson chapter two and complete the preparation material (Word or PDF) for Tuesday. For Monday read three Federalist papers in this order: #39 (text in Word or PDF), #51 (text in Word or PDF), & #10 (text in Word or PDF). Complete the corresponding assignments: