"The Constitutional Amendments" Assignment
BACKGROUND: For this assignment, you will be researching Amendments to the Constitution. Each student will research and become familiar with one or two (or possibly even three) Amendments and will create a deliverable that outlines their Amendment.
SOURCE FOR RESEARCH: Students will use the "Interactive Constitution" from the National Constitution Center Website, linked below:
Please note that you can click on any Article or Amendment of the Constitution from the top bar. Once on an Amendment page, make sure to read the TEXT of the Amendment. You can also click various sections of the TEXT of the Amendment to bring up additional EXPLANATIONS of the Amendment in the next panel below the Amendment. In some cases, you may need to refer to other sources, such as your textbook, other websites or other material for complete information regarding your Amendment(s).
THE ASSIGNMENT: You will be making TWO PowerPoint Slides for each Amendment that you have been assigned. Execute the following on your slides:
SUBMISSION: When you are done with your slides, SAVE THE POWERPOINT as lastname_AMENDMENT_I, lastname_AMENDMENT_XXI, ETC. and put them into the Q: Drive Civil Government presentation folder. I will compile all of these into ONE slide show and present it to the class. YOU will be asked to present your slides to the class.
GRADING: This assignment will be worth a total of 100 points!