• This is due Thursday, the 19th of March

    Your last day to work on this will be Wednesday the 18th, in class.


    Bill of Rights



    • Every student will create a "smore" about one of the first 10 Amendments or the Bill of Rights.
      Everyone will pick the amendment of their choice. When you are done, post the link to your smore to our blackboard page, on the discussion board or email it to me. This is due on February 12, 2017. 

      Click here for my example!

      Notice my example has: The amendment stated, its beneficiaries,

      a brief history about why it was put into place, the ratification date. 

      1. Create an account

      2. Pick any template you choose

      3. Change your colors, styles, backgrounds

      4. Type in your information

      5. Make sure to save

      6. Paste your link in an email or to blackboard----discussion titled S'more

      Here are two "how to" videos for Smore:

      Here is the link for Smore:

    Each group of three has been assigned an amendment. Please complete the following items for your project.

    Each group will be responsible to:

    1.        _______Create a collage on the poster board provided explaining that Bill of Rights.

    •          The collage must have a title, and the name of the amendment.

    •          There must be a minimum of ten pictures or photos.

    •          Each member of the group must be able to explain why they chose to include a specific picture in their collage.

      .   ______ Each Group will present their collage to the class, so prepare a few notes.

    Make sure you know when you amendment was adopted, its purpose, the people who created it, and why they needed to create it.


    1.        ______Each member of the group must find three current events that relate to their amendment.

    (a total of nine different current events from each group.

    The date range for the current events are: 1/2012-now)

    The poster board, glue, and scissors will be provided.

    1.        ________ After you are done this, pick five words,

      and create clues to have someone guess their definition.

    2.        Whiskey Rebellion

    3.        Due process defendant

    4.        The Great Compromise

    5.        North-West Ordinance  

    6.        Loose construction (hint, TCI page 211)

    7.        Strict rebellion (TCI 213)

    8.        Sedition


                   I am red white and blue.

                    I have stars and stripes.

                    I was created in 1777.

                          What am I?


    Have you done these four tasks? As you complete the items, check them off!