3/5/14

US HISTORY:

Quiz over 8.1-8.3

Today’s assignment:

Quietly, or with a partner, read sections 8.4, including graphics, pictures and vocabulary. Discuss these questions to clarify any confusion about them. If you so choose, work together to answer them in complete sentences.

• The delegates were committed to the ideals of the declaration of independence. What were these ideals?

• How was the issue of representation left unanswered as the convention began?

• Quote: “Many delegates wanted to keep the government close to the people by preserving the rights of the states.” Why?

• Why did other delegates, like James Madison, want a stronger national government?

Assessment: If the learning target is to understand the ideals and concerns of the constitutional fathers during the convention, how does my answer meet this target?

WORLD STUDIES:

GeoTerms for 5.2 due today.

1. Rewrite the definition in our own words. (How do I do that?)

2. Create a word map associating the GeoTerm with other similar meaning words. (How do I do that?)

3. Correctly use the GeoTerm in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning. (How do I do that?)

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