|Unit #6 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
|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
skills presented in
this unit and
|**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
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 lawG.8 The student understands the structure and functions of the government created by the U.S. Constitution. The student is expected to:
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.8C Analyze the structure and functions of the judicial branch of government, including the federal court system, types of jurisdiction, and judicial review.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.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.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.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.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.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.
|Mock Supreme Court: Choosing Rolls
|Mock Supreme Court: Preparing the Case
|Mock Supreme Court: Presenting the Case
|Mock Supreme Court: The Decision
|Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
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 Supreme Court: The Verdict
|Read: Chapter 13-1/2/3
The Court System
|Read: Chapter 15
|Read: Chapter 14
The Supreme Court