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John Adams President


Curipod generated lesson: "John Adams President". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
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Warm Up: The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are known as this:
2. Slide
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John Adams was the 2nd President of the United States (1797-1801). He was a Founding Father , serving as a delegate in the Constitution Convention
John Adams, Second President of the United States
3. Slide
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Adams was a Federalist and a supporter of a strong central government and a strong military.
4. Slide
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Paragraph 1: Read the first paragraph on our sheet. With a partner, underline or circle what you think is the most important word in that paragraph.
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5. Word cloud
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What is the word you felt was most important in the paragraph?
6. Open question
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Work together in pairs: What was the primary accomplishment of John Adams as President of the United States?
7. Slide
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Now , read through paragraph #2 on our sheet. After reading take two minutes to discuss with a classmate any facts you learned in the reading
8. Poll
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Before he became president, what important role did John Adams play in the American Revolution?
  • He served as a diplomat to France and Holland.
  • He was a general in George Washington's army.
  • He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention.
9. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a symbol or an object that you associate with a President of the U.S.
10. Slide
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Paragraph 3: Read the paragraph and discuss with a classmate. What was the main issue facing Adams during his time as President?
11. Poll
60 seconds
In which year was John Adams elected as the second president of the United States?
  • 1797
  • 1801
  • 1789
12. Word cloud
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Which country did President Adams engage in an undeclared naval war with during his presidency?

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