Kristen Hood 8th grade Social Studies Lesson Plans: November 24-25 Monday November 25, 2014 Learning Target: I can construct a poster or write an essay regarding the US Constitution. Constitution Projects Tuesday November 25, 2014 Learning Target: I can construct a poster or write an essay regarding the US Constitution. Constitution Projects Wednesday –Friday No School- Thanksgiving Break Chapter 7: The Constitution 1. I can describe the government under the Articles of Confederation and the problems created by a weak central government. 2. I can explain the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention, the specifics of the Virginia Plan, how the Great Compromise satisfied both large and small states, identify the disputes/compromises over slavery and discuss the drafting of the new constitution. 3. I can compare and contrast the positions of the Federalists and Antifederalists. 4. I can discuss the debate over ratification. 5. I can describe the Bill of Rights and how it protects the people.