This What is Meant by Returning to Fundamental Principles? lesson plan also includes:
What did the Founding Fathers mean by the importance of continually returning to fundamental principles? Your young historians will analyze a series of quotations illustrating the fundamental ideals and principles of the United States Constitution, from liberty, order, and individual rights to rights of the accused and capital punishment.
- Incorporate research component whereby groups find Supreme Court cases or current events that apply to each principle
- Write each of the quotes on a separate sheet of paper, and assign a notetaker to each group who will write down the group's questions and comments regarding the principles on the back of the papers
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- Includes wealth of primary source quotations to review
- Teacher notes and instructional guidelines included in audio format