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May Day Investigation. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. How the West Was Lost. Heart of America resources. Overview - Maps. National History Day Project. Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs. Here are a few trailers made by teachers and students.

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs

Next to each one is the iMovie trailer template it uses. My Dream Destination - Italy uses the Expedition template.Verbs uses the Superhero template.Properties of Ionic Compounds uses the Adrenaline template.The Giver Book Trailer uses the Adrenaline template.Project-Based Learning uses the Swashbuckler template.Stylus Status uses the Retro template. Because trailers are so short, the information you convey has to be concise. iMovie’s templates do not leave much room for text.

And, the more you write, the smaller the text becomes and harder it is to read. iMovie provides an outline and storyboard for each template. To help plan trailers with more original text and shots, I’ve created a fillable PDF for each template. Each PDF is fillable, so you can open in an app like Adobe Reader or Preview and easily add your own text.


Mission US. K-12 Geography Articles. The Preamble — Middle School. Overview In this lesson, students are introduced to the Preamble to the Constitution.

The Preamble — Middle School

They will examine the significance, wording and the fundamental purposes that establish the framework for the Constitution. Students will explore who the people in the phrase “We the People” are in the context of our nation’s past and the present. Students will also discuss the meaning of those three words to them as young people of the United States. Students will examine primary source documents for a better understanding of what the founding fathers meant when they wrote the phrase, “We the People.”

What does “We the People” imply? How was the phrase different in the1790s as compared to present day? What do the words in the Preamble mean? What is the purpose of the Preamble? What is the importance of the first three words of the Constitution of the United States, “We the People” and how has the meaning of those three words changed over time? Learning Objectives Guiding Questions Introduction Procedure. The Preamble to the Constitution: A Close Reading Lesson. Activity 1.

The Preamble to the Constitution: A Close Reading Lesson

Why Government? To help students understand the enormous task facing the Americans, pose a hypothetical situation to the class: Imagine that on a field trip to a wilderness area or sailing trip to a small, remote island, you all became stranded without any communication with parents, the school, or other adults and had little hope of being rescued in the foreseeable future. The area where you’re marooned can provide the basic necessities of food, shelter, and water, but you will have to work together to survive. Encourage students to think about the next steps they need to take with a general discussion about such matters as:

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