Students are learning about the the Declaration of Independence, but do they know why they're learning about it? Can your kids make the connections between Grievances in the Declaration of Independence to weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? Help put it in context for students by using this comprehensive government activity. Start it now, and finish it next weeks as you learn about the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. A folder with all of the necessary documents is linked above. It's also great for review at the end of the 3rd 6 weeks.