Students will investigate one U.S. Constitutional Amendment (from the Eleventh through the Twenty-seventh) and create an interactive museum exhibit page with their findings.
Social Studies Essential Standards
C&G.1.4 Fear of losing rights led to the creation of the 3 branches of government and Bill of Rights.
Information & Technology Essential Standards
8.SI.1 Evaluate information resources based on specified criteria.
8.RP.1.2 Implement a project-based activity independently.
8.TT.1.1 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to access information.
8.TT.1.2 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to organize information .
8.TT.1.3 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to design products to share information with others.
8.SE.1.1Analyze ethical behavior (copyright, not plagiarizing, netiquette) when using resources.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.