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Constitution: The Functioning of the Federal Government Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

Constitution: Functioning of the Federal Government Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

I am happy to announce that the “Constitution: Functioning of the Federal Government” differentiated instruction lesson plan is now available on http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico! This is based on the 7th grade NYS social studies curriculum and standards. If you are looking for help with differentiated instruction for middle school social studies, you should check out this lesson plan.

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

This social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan includes:

  • Lesson Plan
  • 3 Ability Levels of Vocabulary Sheets
Average Vocabulary Sheet

Average Vocabulary Sheet

  • 2 Ability Levels of Note Sheets for the Enriched PowerPoint
  • 2 Ability Levels of Note Sheets for the Basic PowerPoint
Basic Note Sheets

Basic Note Sheets

  • Theme Party Planner relating to the Constitution with grading rubric

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Activities

  • Homework Paragraph Writing with Grading Checklist
Social Studies Paragraph Writing

Social Studies Paragraph Writing

  • The Constitution: Functioning of the Federal Government differentiated instruction lesson plan includes the following content in the Leveled PowerPoint that goes with it:
    • Preamble
    • branches of government
    • function of branches
    • Article IV of the Constitution
    • Article VI of the Constitution

 

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Cover

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction PowerPoint

Preamble of the Constitution differentiated instruction PowerPoint

Preamble of the Constitution differentiated instruction PowerPoint

Constitution Differentiated Instruction PowerPoint

 

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Written by,

Kasha Mastrodomenico

www.socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

kasha@socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

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Ratification Process of the US Constitution lesson plan

Ratification Process of the US Constitution differentiated instruction lesson plan

The “Ratification Process of the US Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan is now on http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico! It follows the NYS 7th grade social studies curriculum and standards. Below you will see what is included in the “Ratification Process of the US Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan.

Social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan

This “Ratification Process of the US Constitution“ social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan includes:

  • Lesson Plan with mini-lesson notes with links
  • 3 Ability Levels of Vocabulary Sheets
Ratification Process of the US Constitution vocabulary

Ratification Process of the US Constitution vocabulary

  • 2 Ability Levels of Note Sheets for the Enriched PowerPoint
  • 2 Ability Levels of Note Sheets for the Basic PowerPoint (Enriched note sheets works for the Basic PowerPoint Version too)
Ratification of the US Constitution notes

Ratification of the US Constitution notes

  • 2 Ability Levels of a DBQ activity on the Federalist Papers with answer key

lesson dbq

  • Graphic Organizer for Concluding Set with Answer key

lesson graphic organizer

The Ratification Process of the US Constitution differentiated instruction lesson plan also comes with a Leveled PowerPoint mini-lesson (basic and enriched versions). It includes the following content:

  •  debate between states
  • Federalist Papers
  • Poughkeepsie Convention
  • federalists
  • anti-federalists
  • formal ratification of the Constitution
  • Leadership of Washington, Franklin, Hamilton, and Madison

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To find out where you can find the “Ratification Process of the US Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan, click on the link below:

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Written by,

Kasha Mastrodomenico (Connect with me on Linkedin!)

www.socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

kasha@socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

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Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution Differentiated Instruction lesson plan

Where can I find the “Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan?

Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution Differentiated Instruction lesson plan

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution Differentiated Instruction lesson plan

You can find the “Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico. The site specializes in middle school social studies differentiated instruction.

Below are the specific links to that take you to the lesson plan page:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Evolution-of-the-Unwritten-Constitution-Differentiated-Instruction-Lesson-Plan

 

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Evolution-of-the-Unwritten-Constitution-PowerPoint

You can find out more about the “Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution differentiated instruction lesson plan by following this link:

“Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan

 

Written by,

Kasha Mastrodomenico (Connect with me on Linkedin!)

www.socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

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Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution Differentiated Instruction lesson plan

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution differentiated instruction lesson plan

The Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan is now on http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico!

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

This social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan includes:

  • Lesson Plan with PowerPoint mini-lesson
  • 3 Ability Levels of Vocabulary Sheets (enriched, average and basic)
Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution vocabulary

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution vocabulary

  • 2 Ability Levels of Note Sheets for the Enriched and Basic PowerPoint’s
Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution notes

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution notes

  • Activity Choice Sheet to help with planning

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Activities

  • Activity Choice 1: Children’s Storybook Activity with Rubric

 

Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution storybook

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution storybook

 

  • Activity Choice 2: Maze with Rubric
Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution maze

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution maze

  • 2 Ability Levels of a Graphic Organizer for the Concluding Set with Answer Key
Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution graphic organizer

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution graphic organizer

  • The Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution differentiated instruction lesson plan includes the following content in the Leveled PowerPoint that goes with it:
    • Political Parties
    • federalists
    • anti-federalist
    • federalist papers
    • President’s Cabinet
    • how a bill becomes a law
    • committee system
    • precedent of Presidential terms

 

Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the "Unwritten" Constitution PowerPoint

Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution PowerPoint

To find out more about the “Evolution of the “Unwritten” Constitution” differentiated instruction lesson plan follow the links below:

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Written by,

Kasha Mastrodomenico (Connect with me on Linkedin!)

www.socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

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American Revolution

What content is in the “Early Attempt to Govern the Newly Independent States” differentiated instruction lesson plan?

American Revolution

Early attempt to govern newly independent states differentiated instruction lesson plan

The “Early Attempt to Govern Newly Independent States” differentiated instruction lesson plan, that is now on http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenicofollows the 7th grade NYS social studies curriculum. The following content is included in the differentiated instruction PowerPoint that contains two ability levels.

  • Early Confrontations: Lexington, Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill
  • Important Leaders: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Adams,
  • 1st Continental Congress: Galloway Plan, Suffolk Resolves, Declaration of Rights and Grievances, Continental Association
  • 2nd Continental Congress: Declaration of the Causes of Taking up Arms, Olive Branch Petition
  • A Movement for Independence Evolved from the Political Debates of the Day
  • Declaration of Independence: Origins, Content, Impact, Ideals Embodied

The following are the essential questions:

  • —What political systems were established in the colonies?
  • —How did the American revolution parallel the move toward self-government?
  • —What were the major documents of the independence movement and how were they produced?

Click on the following links to learn more about the “Early Attempt to Govern the Newly Independent States differentiated instruction lesson plan:

What is included in the “Early Attempt to Govern the Newly Independent States” differentiated instruction lesson plan?

 

Written by,
Kasha Mastrodomenico (Connect with me on Linkedin.com!)

www.socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

kasha@socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

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Causes of the American Revolution Lesson

Where can I find the Background Causes of the American Revolution differentiated instruction lesson plan?

Causes of the American Revolution Lesson

Background Causes of the American Revolution Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

Background Causes of the American Revolution Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

The “Background Causes of the American Revolutiondifferentiated instruction lesson plan is available in two different places. You can find the “Background Causes of the American Revolution” differentiated instruction lesson plan and PowerPoint by following the links below:

Background Causes of the American Revolution differentiated instruction lesson plan Background Causes of the American Revolution differentiated instruction PowerPoint

Another site you can get the “Background Causes of the American Revolution” lesson plan on is teachersnotebook.com where I run another store. Only the PowerPoint is available right now but the lesson should be up soon.

Background Causes of the American Revolution differentiated instruction PowerPoint Where ever you decide to get the “Background Causes of the American Revolutionlesson plan you will not be disappointed.

To find out more about this lesson plan click on the links below: What does the “Background Causes of the American Revolution” lesson plan include? What content does the “Background Causes of the American Revolution” lesson plan include?

You can find all of my social studies differentiated instruction lesson plans and PowerPoints by following the link below:

US History Lesson Plans

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Military and Political Aspects of the American Revolution Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

I just released a new social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan on my store http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/American-Revolution-Military-and-Political-Aspects-Differentiated-Lesson-459201. If you are a NYS 7th or 8th grade social studies teacher and you have not checked out this site yet, what are you waiting for?! I follow the NYS 7th and 8th grade social studies curriculum and standards.

The new social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan is called “Military and Political Aspects of the American Revolution”. It includes:

  • Lesson Plan
  • 3 Ability Levels of Vocabulary Sheets

    Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Vocabulary Sheets

    Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Vocabulary Sheets are used in the Military and Political Aspects of the American Revolution Lesson Plan

  • 2 Ability Levels of Note Sheets for the Enriched PowerPoint
  • Basic Note Sheet for the Basic PowerPoint (Enriched note sheets works for the Basic PowerPoint Version too) The PowerPoint is leveled to incorporate parallel teaching in the classroom. It allows for the enriched students to go into more detail and critical thinking. The Basic level version is simplified which allows students time for repetition.

    Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Leveled Notes

    Social Studies Differentiated Instruction Leveled Notes

  • Activity Choice Sheet can be given the day before so that the teacher can run enough copies and group appropriately.
  • Talk Show Activity with Rubric
  • Superhero Story Activity with Rubric
  • Board Game Developer Activity with Rubric
    Multiple Intelligence Activities used for Student Choice and Differentiated Instruction in Social Studies

    Multiple Intelligence Activities used for Student Choice and Differentiated Instruction in Social Studies

    Multiple Intelligence Activities used for Student Choice and Differentiated Instruction in Social Studies

    Multiple Intelligence Activities used for Student Choice and Differentiated Instruction in Social Studies

The Military and Political Aspects of the Revolutionary War differentiated instruction lesson plan includes the following content in the Leveled PowerPoint that goes with it:

  • Washington’s Leadership
  • Strategies of the Principle Military Engagements: The Battles
  • Role of the Loyalists
  • Physical land features affected the outcome of the war
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of the Colonies and the British
  • Foreign Aid
  • Role of Women, African Americans and Native Americans
  • Haphazard Occurances of Events: The Human Factor
  • Clash between Colonial Authority and the Continental Congress

    Military and Political Aspects of the Revolutionary War Differentiated Instruction PowerPoint

    Military and Political Aspects of the Revolutionary War Differentiated Instruction PowerPoint

The essential questions for this social studies differentiated instruction lesson plan are:

  1. What was the military course of the Revolutionary War?
  2. —What role did leadership, commitment, and luck play in the American victory over the British?

As you can see, differentiated instruction is a major player within my social studies lesson plans. Allow me to plan for you so you can focus on teaching your wonderful students. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico Check it out!

 

Written by,

Kasha Mastrodomenico

www.socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

kasha@socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico