Common Language / Vocabulary

Common Language / Vocabulary

SS.8.A.3.3 Recognize the contributions of the Founding Fathers (John Adams, Sam Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock,
Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Mason, George Washington) during American Revolutionary efforts.
SS.8.A.3.6 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the American Revolution.
SS.8.A.3.9 Evaluate the structure, strengths, and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and its aspects that led to the
Constitutional Convention.
SS.8.A.3.10 Examine the course and consequences of the Constitutional Convention (New Jersey Plan, Virginia Plan, Great
Compromise, Three-Fifths Compromise, compromises regarding taxation and slave trade, Electoral College, state vs. federal power,
empowering a president).
SS.8.A.3.11 Analyze support and opposition (Federalists, Federalist papers, Antifederalists, Bill of Rights) to ratification of the U.S.
Constitution.
SS.8.A.3.12 Examine the influences of George Washington’s presidency in the formation of the new nation.
SS.8.A.3.13 Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of John Adams’
presidency.
SS.8.A.3.15 Examine this time period (1763- 1815) from the perspective of historically underrepresented groups (children, indentured
servants, Native Americans, slaves, women, working class).
SS.8.A.3.16 Examine key events in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history.

Unit 5 Lesson Plan

Common Language / Vocabulary

Constitution / The Virginia Plan / ratify
Executive / The New Jersey Plan / precedent
Legislative / Daniel Shays / Inauguration
Judicial / James Madison / Unconstitutional
Compromise / Roger Sherman / The Great Compromise
Alien and Sedition Acts / Alexander Hamilton / The Bill of Rights
nullify / John Jay / The Whiskey Rebellion
Articles of Confederation Three- Fifths Compromise Thomas Jefferson

FederalistAntifederalist George Washington

John Adams

Learning Goal:

Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of the American Revolution by identifying how the new government was set up to guard against tyranny.

Essential Questions:

How did the United States overcome the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and provide for the organization of the new government?
What were the major successes and failures of the government under the Articles of Confederation?
What role did compromise play in the creation of the United States Constitution?
How did those in favor of the constitution achieve its ratification?
How did President Washington set the course for the new nation? How did two political parties emerge?
How did the actions of Britain and France affect the United States?
How did the problems with Britain and France intensity the split between the Federalists and Republicans?

12/07/15-

Objective: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of the American Revolution by identifying how the new government was set up to guard against tyranny.
Bell Ringer: No bell ringer
I do: I will facilitate the lesson by ensuring the classroom is a safe environment to finish up the essay.
We do: Students will work independently to complete their essay from Friday
You do: Students will work on their essay independently
Exit Ticket: Turn in completed Essays
12/08/15 Objective: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of the American Revolution by identifying how the new government was set up to guard against tyranny.
Bell Ringer: Please explain where the colonist have to go now that they have their independence from Brititan
I do: The substitute teachers will faciliatate the class by explain expectations
We do: Students will work in pairs to complete the Cornell Notes for Ch. 7 Sections 1-3
You do: Students will summarize their notes after each chapter.
Exit Ticket: Status update
12/09/15- 12/11/15
Objective: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of the American Revolution by identifying how the new government was set up to guard against tyranny.
Bell Ringer: Please explain what you have learned about the AOC after completing your Cornell notes on the chapter.
I do: I will facilitate the lesson by explaining the PPT on Articles of Confederation
We do: Students will take Cornell notes on the Articles of Confederation
You do: Students will take accurate notes on the Articles of Confederation and summarize their notes
Exit Ticket: Status update
Monday 12/14/25
Objective: Students will be able to compare and contrast the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan as evidenced by a completed Cornell Notes as well as a double-bubble map.
Bell Ringer: Student will created political cartoon about the Article of Confederation
Essential Question: In what ways did the large and small states disagree about at the Convention?
I do: I will facilitate the lesson by explaining the PPT on Constitutional Convention
We do: Students will take Cornell notes on Constitutional Convention
You do: Students will take accurate notes on the Constitutional Conventionand summarize their notes
Tuesday 12/15/15
Objective: Students will participate with my group to create a thinking map that will construct an understanding of how George Washington organized the new government and the complexities of the new nation.
Bell Ringer: Students will preview the section and write 1 paragraph on why America needed a strong first President.
I do: I will faciliatae a lesson on George Washington
We do: We will take notes as a group
You do: Students will summarize their notes
Wednesday 12/16/15
Objective:Students will be able understand the rise of political parties, Washington’s Farewell Address. In addition, I will be able to understand how Washington dealt with foreign and domestic problems.
Bell Ringer: In your textbook, read Links across Time on page 292 at the top of the page. What do you know about political parties today? Page 296(at the top) Read America’s Reaction to the Reign of Terror. Answer questions A&B... below the passage.
I do: Review Common Board
We do: Review Bell Work
You do: Complete Questions and Cornell Notes on Chapter 8 Sections 2&3
Thursday 12/17/15
Objective: The student will be able to evaluate the presidency of John Adams including the Alien and Sedition Acts and the Jay Treaty with 80% accuracy.
Bell Ringer: Looking at the chart on page 291 answer: How did the parties differ on federal power? What party were anglophiles? Which was pro-French?How did each party interpret the Constitution? Who led each party and why?
I do: I will facilitate the lesson by explaining the assignment
We do: Students will work with their shoulder partner to create a tree graph of John Adams presidency.
You do: Students will complete to assignment and summarize their notes.
Friday 12/18/15
Test