Our Articles of Confederation lesson plan identifies the Articles of Confederation and outlines some of its strengths and weaknesses. This interactive lesson also introduces and differentiates the U.S. Constitution. During this lesson, students are asked to use their creativity to come up with ideas of rules they would like to change and potential strategies for manifesting change. Students are also asked to identify which article from the articles of confederation matches given statements or scenarios, demonstrating their understanding of the lesson material.
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify the Articles of Confederation and some of its strengths and weaknesses.
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2, CVCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6.10