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U.S. Founding Documents: The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and Bill of Rights

U.S. Founding Documents: The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and Bill of Rights

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Document-based questions teach students to think like historians! Students learn to analyze and interpret a variety of sources, make connections between sources, bring in their own outside knowledge, and communicate their findings. Incorporates ELA/literacy requirements into social studies!

Gallopade’s Document-Based Questions series breaks down the DBQ process into smaller, scaffolded steps:

1. First, students learn to analyze individual primary and secondary sources using guided text-based and primary source-based questions.

2. Next, students apply higher-order thinking skills to read for information, compare and contrast, identify causes and effects, categorize information, arrange events into chronological order, identify point of view and purpose, and much more!

3. As students complete the critical-thinking activities on each individual page, they develop a deeper understanding of the social studies topic being covered.

4. Finally, students use these same sources to answer a big-picture DBQ question!

How this book helps:

• Students learn about a variety of social studies topics!
• Students build their inquiry and critical-thinking skills!
• Students improve their writing skills!
• Students learn to make conclusions and form opinions!
• Students learn to cite evidence to support their conclusions!
• Students learn to effectively communicate their conclusions to others!

Reproducible pages! Adds rigor to instruction!

Table of Contents

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Early Independence
Sons of Liberty & The Boston Tea Party
The Boston Massacre
Loyalists, Neutralists, & Patriots
“Paying the Excise-Man”
“Join, or Die”
Authors of the Declaration
Structure of the Declaration
Key PhilosophyList of Complaints
Created Equal?
Influence of the Declaration

THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
Constitutional Correspondence
Articles of Confederation
The Great Compromise
Federalists v. Antifederalists
Article I
Purpose of the Constitution
The Preamble
Separation of Powers
Slavery and Compromise
Bill of Rights Quotations
Amending the Constitution
A Living Constitution

THE BILL OF RIGHTS
The First Amendment
Father of the Bill of Rights
Rights and Limitations
March on Washington
The Second Amendment
The Third Amendment
The Fourth Amendment
The Fifth Amendment
The Sixth Amendment
The Seventh Amendment
The Eighth Amendment
Ninth & Tenth Amendments

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56
Edition
GAL DBQ Lessons & Activities
ISBN
9780635126399
Publisher Stock #
GAL9780635126399
File Size:
14.2393 MB
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This title was added to our catalog on November 21, 2018.