War Powers Act and the Constitution

This War Powers Act and the Constitution lesson plan also includes:

The strength of this plan, which focuses on the War Powers Act, is in the included supplementary materials. Class members read several provided documents, take notes, and discuss their opinions and then deliberate within small groups or partnerships. The lesson plan wraps up with a whole-class discussion and essay assignment.

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CCSS: Designed

  • Includes five documents to examine and three worksheets to fill out during reading, during the whole-class discussion, and after the activity
  • Focuses on evidence and main ideas

  • Description of steps in the plan is incredibly brief; it is difficult to determine what the pupils are required to do without looking at the additional materials
  • Grammatical error in the essential question
  • Provides very little instruction for the writing assignment