A few tips on citations:
Your essay will receive a grade and feedback on the basis of this single-point assessment rubric (Google Doc), which is based closely on the overall Humanities and Social Sciences departmental rubric. This simplified approach is designed to provide you:
Today is solely dedicated to providing you time for drafting your essay.
While you are working, I will circulate to provide feedback on draft paragraphs as needed.
Review due dates
Our next step is to continue transforming your outline into written draft form. Before next class, you should aim to:
While you are working, I will circulate to provide feedback on outlines as needed.
Homework: Assignment #114
Homework: Assignment #113
Introducing Noodle Tools (a special thanks to Ms. Baldwin and Ms. Herow from the library for leading this session!):
Homework: Assignment #112.
Overview the process (Google Doc)
Overview the process:
Follow the process:
Homework: Assignment #111.
Bill of Rights depicted in cartoon format from 1971 Young Citizen teacher’s guide transparency. From Syracuse University via the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Preview homework: Assignment #110.
Thomas Cole, "Destruction," the fourth painting in the "Course of Empire" series, 1836. Wikimedia.
Critical reading skills: reading with and against the grain
Homework: Assignment #109.
Check for understanding.
Outlining for reading
Interpreting the Constitution
Concept #1: Republicanism
Concept #2: Federalism
Concept #3: Limited Government
Concept #4: Separation of Powers
Concept #5: Checks and Balances
Homework: Assignment #108
Vote to adopt Class Discussion Charter (3 min)
Check for Understanding (4 min)
Brief discussion on the Articles of Confederation (5 min):
Digital history: Mapping the Constitution (10 min):
Homework: Assignment #107