Lesson 1.4 Government

Lesson Goals

  • SS.8.3B Analyze the importance of the Mayflower Compact, the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, and the Virginia House of Burgesses to the growth of representative government.

  • SS.8.20A Explain the role of significant individuals such as Thomas Hooker, Charles de Montesquieu, John Locke, William Blackstone, and William Penn in the development of self-government in colonial America.

  • SS.8.29B Analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions.

 

ISTE Standards

  • 3a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.

 
 
  1. What significant contributions did Thomas Hooker, Charles de Montesquieu, John Locke, William Blackstone, and William Penn have on the development of self-government in colonial America?

Unit 1  Lesson 4  Step 1

Copy: 1.4.1 Development of Self Government

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Prepare!: After completing the activities in this step you should have taken some notes. Review your notes and practice discussing the Step Questions with a partner or group so that you are ready for the graded discussion with me. Click on the rubric below to see how Step Question Discussions are graded.

Rubric: Step Question Discussion Rubric

 
  1. Can you analyze the importance of the Mayflower Compact, the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, and the Virginia House of Burgesses to the growth of representative government?

Unit 1  Lesson 4  Step 2

Copy: 1.4.2 Growth of Representative Government

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Prepare!: After completing the activities in this step you should have taken some notes. Review your notes and practice discussing the Step Questions with a partner or group so that you are ready for the graded discussion with me. Click on the rubric below to see how Step Question Discussions are graded.

Rubric: Step Question Discussion Rubric

 

To what extent do you agree with the following statement?

 

"William Penn made a more significant contribution to representative government than Thomas Hooker." 

Lesson  Debrief

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