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Lesson plan

Day 1: Bill of Rights

teaches Common Core State Standards L.11-12.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/11-12/3/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.11-12.9 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/11-12/9
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.11-12.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/11-12/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.11-12.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/11-12/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.11-12.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/11-12/3

Day 1: Bill of Rights

The focus question for day one is "What is the meaning of each amendment?" This question is designed to get students to read and reread the amendments, weeding through the archaic language and sometimes confusing clauses, to create a personal understanding of the amendments. Special Materials: Additional copy of text for all students