|Unit of Instruction
|America's Political Heritage and Founding Fathers
SS.7.C.1.1 Recognize how Enlightenment ideas including Montesquieu’s view of separation of power and John Locke’s theories related to natural law and how Locke’s social contract influenced the Found Fathers.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
I will examine how Enlightenment ideas influenced the Founders’ beliefs about individual liberties and government.
We The People Bell-ringer
The Enlightenment PowerPoint – Take notes
Constitutional Convention Bell-ringer
John Locke PowerPoint – Island Activity
Foundations of the Government Bell-ringer
The Enlightenment; A Time of New Ideas worksheet (formative)
2. Follow the link and finish the CPalms tutorial – https://www.cpalms.org/PreviewResourceStudentTutorial/Preview/101384
3. Complete the Baron de Montesquieu; A Baron is Born worksheet (formative)
4. When finished students may play iCivics games.
CPalms tutorial – upload completion certificate to gradebook (formative)
The Enlightenment: A Time of New Ideas reading and worksheet (formative)
Baron de Montesquieu; A Baron is Born worksheet (formative)
ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.