Malachi Wilkerson Middle School; Birmingham City Schools
The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in our nation's history. Its words and ideas are still quoted by everyone from our nation's to our community's leaders. The children in Mr. Strickland's seventh grade Civics classroom present here their own interpretation of an excerpt from the document. The students used humor, metaphor, and sometimes literal translations of Jefferson's Declaration of Natural Rights. The video makes a terrific study helper for those attempting to learn the Declaration.
NSS-C.5-8.2 FOUNDATIONS OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEMWhat are the Foundations of the American Political System?
What is the American idea of constitutional government?What are the distinctive characteristics of American society?What is American political culture?What values and principles are basic to American constitutional democracy?