We spent some time in class today outlining the Goals and Principles of the US Constitution. These are the basic “frames” of the USC, and helps us understand where all other info fits in at. This is, the most basic info. Therefore, if students don’t take this building block very seriously, they have literally created a weak foundation from which to scaffold higher understanding and knowledge of the USC.
We also discussed HOW to outline. Here is an example of how we outline in this class (and is similar to other classes, I understand!:
4th Period did an outline that was slightly different today… all the other classes will be getting it tomorrow, but this is a head start for the kids in 4th!