Objective: Floyd G. Cullop is a history teacher with years of experience. He encountered many students having difficulties reading and understanding the Constitution. Designed for 8th graders through seniors in high school, Cullop wrote "The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction". The objective of this lesson is to stimulate student interest in studying Cullop's book.
1) Research - To promote interest and provide a foundation for the next thirty days, have class members research Floyd G. Cullop, author of "The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction". Students are to examine what influences his decision to write this book, what life experiences are likely to have had an impact on the author's writing, and other aspects. They will also read a short synopsis of the book that the next thirty lessons will center on. Have some volunteers discuss their findings with the class.
2) Discussion - Have students...
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