Learning How Goals-

 

I am learning how the Federal Court system works.

I am learning how first amendment freedoms are important.

I am learning how to protect individual rights.

I am learning about equal justice under the law.

 

 

Activity-

 

Students read and answer formative and summative assessments from Unit 5 of the textbook: "The Judicial Branch".

 

 

Assessment

 

Students complete formative assessments.

Students complete summative assessments.

Standards
GOVT.10
The student will apply social science skills to understand the federal judiciary by
GOVT.10a
describing the organization, jurisdiction, and proceedings of federal courts;
GOVT.10b
evaluating how the Marshall Court established the Supreme Court as an independent branch of government through its opinion in Marbury v. Madison;
GOVT.10c
describing how the Supreme Court decides cases;
GOVT.10d
comparing the philosophies of judicial activism and judicial restraint; and
GOVT.10e
investigating and evaluating how the judiciary influences public policy by delineating the power of government and safeguarding the rights of the individual.