Religious Freedom and the Concepts of No Establishment, Free Exercise, and Wall of Separation

 

Created by Elaine Schwartz, SEATTAH Participant

Modified and published by University of Dallas Education Dept. Staff

 

A unit of Instruction designed for

Advanced Placement United States History

 

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Table of Contents

 

I.               Unit Introduction

A.                        Statement of Purpose

B.                        List of primary documents

C.                        Materials and Resources Needed

 

II.          Desired Results

Standards assessed

 

III.    Assessment Evidence

A.                       Formative Assessments

1.   One Pager Reading Comprehension

2. Political Cartoon Analysis

3. Concept Poetry

4. Case Study

5.  Primary Document Analysis

B.                        Summative Assessment

Document Based Question (DBQ) and rubric

 

IV.      Learning Plan

Lesson Plans

1.   Lesson 1: Differentiation between Primary and Secondary Sources

2. Lesson 2: The Historical Roots of First Amendment Freedom

3. Lesson 3: The Establishment Clause and Wall of Separation and Recent Supreme Court Cases

4. Lesson 4: Virginia Declaration of Rights and Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

5.  Lesson 5: Madisonís Memorial and Remonstrance

6. Lesson 6: Document Based Question

 

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