Can Do Goals-

 

I can understand the basic principles of the constitution.

I can understand the concept of a formal amendment.

I can understand basic legislation.

I can describe the distribution of powers between the executive and legislative branch

 

 

Activity-

 

Students define terms in the Chapter 3 political dictionary.

Students begin reading chapter 3.

Students complete Chapter 3 summative assessment.

 

Assessment-

 

Chapter 3 political dictionary terms.

Chapter 3 summative assessments. 

Standards
GOVT.4
The student will apply social science skills to understand the Constitution of the United States by
GOVT.4a
examining the ratification debates and The Federalist;
GOVT.4b
evaluating the purposes for government stated in the Preamble;
GOVT.4c
examining the fundamental principles upon which the Constitution of the United States is based, including the rule of law, consent of the governed, limited government, separation of powers, and federalism;
GOVT.4d
defining the structure of the national government outlined in Article I, Article II, and Article III; and
GOVT.4e
analyzing and explaining the amendment process.