Civics Camp: Constitution
In this 4 week course, we will learn about the history of the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. We will examine the articles of government and the rights of citizens. This is a great course for any civically-minded student.
Magdalena Mata, NBCT
29 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 23 learners
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learners per class
$13 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 4 weeks
45 minutes per class
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What will be taught? Week 1: The weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation that led to the Philadelphia Convention, including the compromises and key historical figures. Article 1 of the Constitution and the powers of Congress, including the role of a House of Representative and a Senate in a federal, bicameral system. Week 2: Article 2 of the Constitution and the powers of the President, including the Electoral College process and a brief history of the first 5 presidents of Early...
Students will improve their understanding of the foundation of the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Students will learn and be able to identify the structure of the US government and the rights and responsibilities of each of the branches. Students will be able to identify and understand the first ten amendments that are rights of the people.
I have taught social studies for over 15 years. I have been a member of the iCivics Educator Network for 3 years. I have been a member of the National Constitution Center's Teacher Advisory Group for 3 years.
There will be imbedded video clips and annotated texts that will be attached to the weekly slides that can be completed independently after class.
The learner will be assessed by teacher created google form quizzes that include multiple choice and written responses.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We will refer to the US Constitution and Bill of Rights multiple times. We will use content created by iCivics.org and additional teacher-created material.
Magdalena Mata, NBCTMrs. Mata
29 total reviews
41 completed classes
I love to teach History! I have been a teacher for 14 years and am a National Board Certified Teacher with a specialization in “Early Adolescence Social Studies/History.” I have taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classes. I enjoy learning alongside my...