As part of an overall discussion of the influences upon American government, this resource consists of a graphic organizer that divides excerpts from both the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights into sections that students can then paraphrase, either individually or in groups. Doing so makes the speech more accessible to all learners.
The resource also includes a series of questions based on each document. The questions, which progress in complexity, also establish connections with specific amendments in the US Bill of Rights.
Answer keys for both the graphic organizer and the document-based questions are provided.
I have used this resource in my own class room for years and am certain you will find this a valuable addition to your curriculum.
This resource can also be purchased as part of a bundle I have uploaded to Amped Up Learning: Bundled Mini-Lesson: Influences on American Government. The bundle includes a PowerPoint comparing the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, and Mayflower Compact, and addresses common themes between these documents and the United States Constitution.
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This helped to make the archaic wording of the primary source more accessible for my students. Thanks
hard for my level kids, but we worked through the rewording together and it was a great activity.