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Texas LRE- [Middle School] From Parliament to Congress: Founding Documents and the Evolution of Article 1 (8th US History) (F2F) (June 18, 2024 9am-4pm)

This session supportsĀ Social StudiesĀ teachers grades 6-8.

Important Session Information:

***Lunch provided*** Join Law-Related Education to examine the foundational documents and actions of the founders to better understand Article I as a foundation for the modern Congress. This session, targeting 8th grade US History teachers, will include a study of the Articles of Confederation and the compromises at the Constitutional Convention, how redistricting and voter behavior has influenced Congressional elections, and the notion of legislative supremacy. Participants will enjoy both scholarly instruction and hands-on lessons and strategies that allow learners to engage with the content. Middle school breakout sessions will focus on lessons to support teaching the Constitutional Convention and exploring the Constitution. Participants receive access to all materials upon completion of the course. *This session will offer GT credit.

Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 2.1: Achieving Expectations, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 2.5: Monitor and Adjust, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Thursday, June 20, 2024
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) GT
(6) Contact Hours
Seats Filled:
10 / 20
Contact Person:
Chelsea Howells
Texas LRE
Social Studies, Teacher/Coach, Teachers, Teachers 6-8
Date Time Location
6/18/2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 9 ESC - Wilbarger 1 (Entrance A)
301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, 76306

Venue Type:

  • There will be a $250 per day fee for out-of-region or non Region 9 District participants. If coop membership is required, there will be a $125 per day fee for non-coop participants.

  • If you have any special needs such as accessibility, Braille, large print, or a sign language interpreter, please notify Barbara Seigler at least 2 weeks before the session at 940-397-8235, or by email at barbara.seigler@esc9.net.

301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306

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