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Unit #7 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #7/Six Weeks TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #7/Six Weeks TEST
Monday, Dec. 5
Tuesday, Dec. 6
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Thursday, Dec. 8
Friday, Dec. 9
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, Dec. 12
Tuesday, Dec. 13
Wednesday, Dec. 14
Thursday, Dec. 15
End of Course Exam
Review Prepare for End of Course Exam
These two days will be used
to review the information
and skills presented in this
course and measure the
objectives learned.
G.8 Government. The student understands the structure and functions of the government created by the U.S. Constitution. The student is expected to:
     G.8H Compare the structure, 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, including elected and appointed 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.15 Citizenship. The student understands the importance of voluntary individual participation in the U.S. Constitutional republic. The student is expected to:
     G,15B Analyze historical and contemporary examples of citizen movements to bring about political change or to maintain continuity.
G.17 Culture. The student understands the relationship between government policies and the culture of the United States. The student is expected to:
     G.17A Evaluate a United States government policy or court that has affected a particular racial, ethnic, or religious group, such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and
                the U.S. Supreme Court cases of Hernandez v. Texas and Grutter v. Bollinger;
     G.17B Explain changes in American culture brought about by government policies such as voting rights, the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 (GI Bill of Rights), the
                Immigration and Nationality Act of 1865, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, affirmative action and racial integration.
G.18 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the role the government plays in developing policies and establishing conditions that influence
scientific discoveries and technological innovations. The student is expected to:
     G.18B Identify examples of government-assisted research that, when shared with the private sector, have resulted in improved consumer products such as computer and
                communication technologies.
G.19 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of advances in science and technology on government and society. The student is expected to:
     G.19A Understand the potential impact on society of recent scientific discoveries and technological innovations.
State Government
County Government
Local Government
Texas Constitution
Every Day Life
PowerPoint
Mapskills
Project/Group
Writing
Video
Test
Discussion
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Presentation
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of Semester
Understanding &
Correcting Test Mistakes
Study Guide
End of Course Exam
Reading 23 Review
Reading 20 Review
Reading 21 Review
Reading 24 Review
Texas State Government
Types of City/Local Government
Who's Jurisdiction
Role of County Government
Public Policy in Everyday Life
Opinion Essay:
Public Policy in
Everyday Life
Government Policy
and Everyday Life
In Unit #7 the class will study state and local government as well as how
public policy affects us each day.  Students will examine the structure of
Texas Government as well as county and city governments.  They will
evaluate the affect that public policy has on everyday life, from taxes to
social behavior.  The class will determine level of government has
jurisdiction over everyday issues, needs  and problems.
Governmental Jurisdiction
Compare/Contrast:
Texas & U.S. Constitutions
Comparing Texas and U.S.
County Services
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Friday, Dec. 16
Early Release
Early Release
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Read: Chapter 8
State/Local Legislatures
Read: Chapter 12
State/Local Executives
Read: Chapter 13-4
State & Local Courts
TRS