Mon 10/24 – A “Just Right” Government

Today we will be looking at the many different issues and problems that our young country has had to wrestle with on its development from a country under British Rule to the creation of its own Constitution.

Learning Targets

I CAN IDENTIFY the connection between the cause of many problems faced by our country under British Rule and the Articles of Confederation.

I  CAN IDENTIFY how each of the listed documents attempted to solve a number of problems with our government structure. 


What was the Constitutional Convention?

The Main Course

Today we will start by making a parallel illustration between the development of our Constitutional government to that of the story of Goldie Locks and the 3 bears.



Please explain how our country’s development of a government under the Constitution was similar to story of “Goldie Locks and the 3 Bears

Today we will be working in our groups to cut out the following Cause and Effect items:

A Just Right Government Flow Map – Cut Outs

Once we have cut these items out, we will organize the items on the following flow map:

A Just Right Government Flow Map 




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