December 14

posted Dec 14, 2011, 6:45 AM by Peter Knowles
Civics 1.2 Understand the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.
Essential Question: How does the office of the President support basic ideals of the US Government?  

Day # 75Date:  December 14, 2011Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
How does the office of the President support basic ideals of the US Government?
WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will connect requirements of the presidency with basic ideals of our government.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will share ideas about how presidential requirements, selection, and powers relate to democratic ideals.HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instruction
Class Activity:
Today we'll be looking for connections between the information we've learned about the presidency and what we've learned previously about the ideas that our democracy is founded upon. Use your chart from yesterday to record your ideas.

What you come up with will help you write your next assessment.

Presidential connections






STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT WHAT TO DO


REMEMBER: To do your best on summative assessments, you'll need to use not only the information that we've discussed in class, but also include information from outside of classroom activities, either from information you already know, or from additional research you complete. Conduct your own research if necessary, or visit the Extension link below for ideas.
Formative Assessment

Homework: Organize your ideas for the next assessment. Write a draft thesis statement.
HOW YOU WILL DEMONSTRATE WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED TODAY
Summative Assessment

Due Thursday Dec 15
Our next summative (graded) assessment will be a blog post in answer to the following question:  
How does the office of the President support basic ideals of the US Government?
WHAT TO DO WHEN FINISHED WITH TODAY'S ACTIVITIES 
Extension

Useful Links


WHAT TO DO IF YOU'VE FINISHED THIS WEEK'S SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
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