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Unit #6 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #6 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #6 TEST
Monday, Nov. 14
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Thursday, Nov. 17
Friday, Nov. 18
Monday, Nov. 21
Tuesday, Nov. 22
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Day/Date
Assignments
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
Monday, Nov. 28
Tuesday, Nov. 29
Wednesday, Nov. 30
Thursday, Dec. 1
Friday, Dec. 2
G.7 Government. The student understands the American beliefs and principles reflected in the U.S. Constitution and why these are significant. The student is expected to:
       G.7G Examine the reasons the Founding Fathers protected religious freedom in America and guaranteed it free exercise saying that “Congress shall make no law
                 respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof” and compare and contrast this to the phrase “separation of church and state.
G.8 The student understands the structure and functions of the government created by the U.S. Constitution. The student is expected to:
       G.8C Analyze the structure and functions of the judicial branch of government, including the federal court system, types of jurisdiction, and judicial review.
       G.8F Analyze selected issues raised by judicial activism and judicial restraint.
       G.8H Compare the structures, functions, and processes of the national, state, and local governments in the United States federal system.
G.10 Government. The student understands the processes for filling public offices in the U.S. system of government. The student is expected to:
       G.10A Compare different methods of filling public offices, including elected and appointed offices, at the local, state, and national levels.
G.13 Citizenship. The student understands rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. The student is expected to:
       G.13C Identify the freedoms and rights guaranteed by each amendment in the Bill of Rights.
       G.13D Analyze United States Supreme Court interpretations of rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution in selected cases including: Engel v. Vitale, Schenck v. U.S.,
                  Texas v. Johnson, Miranda v. Arizona, Gideon v. Wainwright, Mapp v. Ohio, and Roe v. Wade.
       G.13E Explain the importance of due process rights to the protection of individual rights and in limiting the powers of government.
       G.13F Recall the conditions that produced the 14th amendment, and describe subsequent efforts to selectively extend some of the Bill of Rights to the states, including
                  the Blaine Amendment and U.S. Supreme Court rulings, and analyze the impact on the scope of fundamental rights and federalism.
G.16 Citizenship. The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a constitutional republic. The student is expected to:
       G.16B Analyze the importance of the First Amendment rights of petition, assembly, speech and press, and the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
The Judicial Branch
Landmark Supreme Court Cases
The Supreme Court
Significant Supreme Court Justices
Mock Supreme Court: Choosing Rolls
Mock Supreme Court: Preparing the Case
Mock Supreme Court: Presenting the Case
Thanksgiving Feast
Mock Supreme Court: The Decision
PowerPoint
Mapskills
Project/Group
Writing
Video
Test
Discussion
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Presentation
Reading 11 Review
Reading 12 Review
Announcing the Decision
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Study Guide
Early Release
Presenting the Case
Roles and Case Selection
The Court System
In this unit the class will learn about the Judicial Branch and the U.S.
Court system.  Students will study the U.S. Supreme court and present a
mock court case.   They will examine the organization of lower federal
courts.  The class will examine the qualifications for becoming a judge, and
the process of becoming a Supreme Court Justice.  Students will study the
concepts of Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, and Judicial Restraint.
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Mock Case Scenario #1
Mock Case Scenario #5
Mock Case Scenario #4
Mock Case Scenario #3
Mock Case Scenario #2
The Supreme Court
and Schools
Landmark Supreme
Court Cases
Mock Supreme Court: The Verdict
Read: Chapter 13-1/2/3
The Court System
Read: Chapter 15
Constitutional Freedoms
Read: Chapter 14
The Supreme Court
TRS