Students will learn about the ways citizens participate in the political process today through a PowerPoint presentation showing the U.S. Constitution. The teacher will go over what these forms of political participation looked like in the colonial period compared to today. Students will take notes from the presentation on a graphic organizer provided to them with specific sections showing forms of political participation from today. This graphic organizer the students will then use to complete a poster during the small group work.
Students will learn about the different forms of political participation during the colonial period through a PowerPoint presentation. Students will take notes from the presentation on a graphic organizer provided to them with specific sections, such as juries, militia service, election participation, and town meetings. The teacher will provide the graphic organizer to be used by the students to complete during direct instruction and later used when they complete the concept maps during small group instruction. The lesson will introduce and allow the students to participate in a class investigation about the different forms of political participation the colonial people were involved in.
This resource from George Washington's Mount Vernon contains a short play about the life of slaves, indentured servants, and others during the time of Washington's presidency. A narrative version, written as a story, is also available.
Students will learn about the various people who lived and worked at George Washington's Mount Vernon in the 18th century.
Students will understand the societal, cultural, and economic conditions of 18th century American life that sustained plantation life.
Type: Text Resource
Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this topic.
Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this topic.