Essential Question

What are the relevant vocabulary terms on the U.S. Constitution?


  • 3/5ths Compromise

  • Anti-Federalists

  • The Articles of Confederation

  • Bill of Rights

  • Checks and Balances

  • Constitutionalism

  • Dual sovereignty

  • Elastic Clause

  • Executive Branch

  • Federalism

  • Federalism

  • Federalists

  • Federalists Papers

  • Freedom of Religion

  • Great Compromise

  • Judicial Branch

  • Legislative Branch

  • Majority Rule

  • Separation of Powers

  • The U.S. Constitution

Activity 1: Create a separate circle map on each of the vocabulary words.

In the circle map you must include:

  • A definition of the word,

  • A paraphrased definition of the word,

  • A picture or drawing,

  • A sentence with the vocabulary word used correctly,

  • Synonyms and antonyms OR characteristics and features OR related words

You may complete your vocabulary circle maps in your notebook or using the Thinking Map Learning Community and upload them to Google Classroom.


Vocab Circle Map Example.pdf

Extension Activities