December 8

posted Dec 8, 2011, 5:44 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 # 68Date:  December 8, 2011Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
How is the President of the United States elected?
WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will learn about the long process that a successful presidential candidate must take to win election.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will discuss requirements of the job of President and how the job was created.HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instruction
Class Activity:
Today we continue our look at The US Presidency by looking at how Republican candidates for the upcoming presidential race will compete against each other for the right to represent their party in the general election of 2012.



Preliminary rules for Republican delegate selection
Here's a step by step explanation of the candidate selection and presidential election process. 


Be ready with your homework tomorrow. 


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


 Tonight's Assignment   Pages   ?'s Due

5. The Election (13.6)

340-347

2,3,4,6

Friday, 12/9

HOW YOU WILL DEMONSTRATE WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED TODAY
Summative AssessmentOur 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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Peter Knowles,
Dec 8, 2011, 5:44 AM
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