It’s that time, young historians – time to show what you know!  It’s nothing to stress about – just your first formal chance to let us know what you have learned so far in a few classes of AmStud History! In our classes, we ask you to hit targets – but you have to know the targets to be successful in hitting them, right? So, here they are …

  • I can evaluate the importance of  the government in my life.
  • I can identify, analyze, and summarize the main ideas and important points of the Declaration of Independence.
  • I can discuss the importance of the Declaration of Independence today. (THE BIG IDEAS OF THE DOI)
  • I can communicate clearly and effectively.   

Make sure you know about the social contract! And remember – the Declaration of Independence isn’t a law. What is it?

You will have about 20 minutes in class, and if things don’t go well, you can always reassess … on your time … within two weeks. Let me know if you have any questions!

Need to review the basics of the DOI? Block 7 is here to help:

And, here is what Morgan Freeman said … the real glory of the DOI!

Here’s the whole narration of the doc … Stranger Things, Hank Pym, the Collector, and Mulan are in there!

Is there an extra period in the DOI that could change everything? Take a look …

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