Scavenger Hunt: Comparing Constitutions
Comparing North Carolina's Constitution with the United States Constitution
Directions: You will need to keep 2 windows open in order to find this information quickly.
We will discuss this tomorrow IN CLASS, so make sure you are detailed.
First, open a window with the text of our North Carolina Constitution.
Next, open this window to see the United States Constitution.
Use only these 2 websites to find the information on your handout.
Do you have your handout?
Open it up in Microsoft "Word".
Click "Enable editing" so you can type your answers in and save it.
Make sure the file name contains your name!!!
SAVE Your Word Document and “Drop it to me” by going to the following website:
and upload it to my drop box and I’ll print it out for you.
The upload password is “gorams”. (Make sure your file name has your name in it!)
What you don't finish in class is your home work.
Discover Your Rights! Amendment Search!
Our society is built on the ideals of Freedom, Justice, and Equality. It is important to know what rights are in the Constitution and how they affect you on a national, state, and local level but also in everyday life. Our assignment today is to open ourselves up to the Amendments of the Constitution (11-27) and discover their impact on our society and ourselves.
Your Group will…
What you will need
o www.mikalac.com/cons/otheramendments.html (GREAT SITE)
·IF YOU NEED TO PRINT! – SAVE Your Picture/Word Document and “Drop it to me” by going to the following website
and upload it to my drop box and I’ll print it out for you. The upload password is “gorams”. (Make sure picture files are large enough!)
NC Essential Standards covered in this unit.
AH1.H.2.1 Analyze key political, economic, and social turning points from colonization through Reconstruction in terms of causes and effects (e.g., conflicts, legislation, elections, innovations, leadership, movements, Supreme Court decisions, etc.).
AH1.H.2.2 Evaluate key turning points from colonization through Reconstruction in terms of their lasting impact (e.g., conflicts, legislation, elections, innovations, leadership, movements, Supreme Court decisions, etc.).
AH1.H.4.1 Analyze the political issues and conflicts that impacted the United States through Reconstruction and the compromises that resulted (e.g., American Revolution, Constitutional Convention, Bill of Rights, development of political parties, nullification, slavery, states' rights, Civil War).
AH1.H.5.2 Explain how judicial, legislative, and executive actions have affected the distribution of power between levels of government
Common Core Standards
RH.9-10.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
WHST.9-10.1 Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content. (d) Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
WHST.9-10.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.