Alabama's Steps to Statehood

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To demonstrate their understanding of the steps Alabama took to become a state, groups create a poster that identifies what the United States Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance required of a territory to become a state.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research their own state's entry into statehood
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed for Alabama primary grade classrooms, the required procedure is the same for all states
Pros

  • The eight-page packet includes a PowerPoint, a worksheet, maps, a detailed plan, and a rubric for the poster assignment
Cons

  • The resource focuses only on the process Alabama followed
Common Core