Aaron and Alexander: Lesson 3: Important Documents
This is lesson #3 in the text unit series for Aaron and Alexander the Most Famous Duel in American History. As a final prereading activity for this text, students will read an article about the important documents, written as the framework for establishing the U.S. government. While they are reading, they will learn about the Bill of Rights, Constitution and Declaration of Independence, and how they helped establish the U.S. government. They will develop connections to who Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton were. Students will complete a collaborative activity to become experts about one of the founding documents and share with their peers. They will find the central idea and relevant details of their section of the article provided. To end the lesson, students will summarize the information they learned about the founding documents that helped establish the framework for the U.S. government.
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