Today's Warm-Up Question: How did the Framer's experiences as being part of the British Empire possibly influence their thinking in the formation of the United States Constitution? Explain your answer by making a connection to one of the Six Big Ideas of the Constitution.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about the divisions of power in the federal system by reading an article and watching an informational video and answering critical thinking questions.
Today's Warm-Up Question: After reading the article about the 11 American Identities do you agree or disagree with the authors theory about the distinctions and reasoning? Use specific examples from the text, or your own personal experience, to support your answer.
Today's Learning Objectives: Students will learn about the regional national identities that are present in the United States by reading an article and engaging in a Socratic style discussion.
Students will learn about the Core American values by reading a summary of them and answer critical thinking questions about them.
US Government Class Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.