Let’s Start with the Preamble

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Audio Overview starring Lisa Smith


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This lesson will teach students how the Preamble came to be a part of our Constitution, what it means to us as citizens and how we understand the vocabulary using the standards.


377 KBPreamble Final Project Rubric PDF 392 KBPreamble Final Project PNG 292 KBUS Preamble PDF 437 KBUS Preamble PNG 239 KBWrite a GIST Sentence 239 KB5 Minute GIST Sentence Timer video clip

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Podcast On Your Plan episode 5 with Cindy Riedl

Cindy Riedl is an advocate for authentic writing instruction and objective assessments.

IMG_20150622_105117893_HDROn this episode, Cindy was gracious enough to share her successful formula for authentic writing instruction and objective assessment. She teaches 5th grade students, but her system is practical and beneficial for all middle and high school students. As an added bonus, Cindy shares some great ideas for keeping parents involved by creatively using DropBox and more!

“Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.”

If you want to learn more from Cindy, contact her at Aweighwithwords@yahoo.com.



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