Debate 2012 at Lynn University

October 22, 2012 • 9 P.M. EDT

Second Grade

ACTIVITY 1 – Why people form governments

  • SS 2 C 1 1 Explain why people form governments.
  • SS 2 C 1 2 Explain the consequences of an absence of rules and laws.

As a class, the students will create the class rules and discuss why each is important and what would happen if we didn’t have rules.


ACTIVITY 3 – Constitution

  • SS 2 C 3 1 Identify the Constitution as the document, which establishes the structure, function, powers, and limits of American government.

The teacher will read Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz (or The U.S. Constitution and You by Syl Sobel), and discuss with the students the constitution and the various parts of it.

The students will write a school constitution (as a whole class).