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Trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, and Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” had on colonists’ views of government.

Lesson Plan

SS.7.C.1.2 Lesson Plan: Influences on Colonists’ Views of Government.docx.pdf

Benchmark Content Resources for Teachers

Civics On Demand—An Introduction to Benchmark Based Content for Teachers

SS.7.C.1.2 Highlights: The Colonists’ Views of Government.ppt

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship Civics Assessment Items

Each benchmark assessment bank includes items aligned to low, moderate, and high complexity.

SS.7.C.1.2 Questions.docx
SS.7.C.1.2 Answers.xslx
SS.7.C.1.2 Questions and Answers with Explanations.docx
Escambia-FJCC Civics Review Site ItemsEscambia.pdf

Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications from FLDOE

SS.7.C.1.2 Benchmark Specifications.pdf
SS.7.C.1.2 Item Specification Review.pdf

Additional Resources to Support this Benchmark

The Avalon Project at Yale Law Schoolhttp://avalon.law.yale.edu/
Library of Congresshttp://www.loc.gov/
iCivics CorrelationColonial Influences Lesson: http://www.icivics.org/teachers/lesson-plans/colonial-influences