November 22

posted Nov 22, 2011, 5:53 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Nov 22, 2011, 9:12 AM ]
Civics 1.1 Understand key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.

Day # 56Date:  November 22, 2011Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
How has the Supreme Court defined the rights of Americans?WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will investigate landmark cases of the Supreme Court to gather information about the connection between the Constitution and people's rights. WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will read information from a website and present their findings about a particular case to the class. HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instruction
Opening Activities:
BEFORE YOU BEGIN today's activities, please fill out this very brief survey (again) about your Chromebook.

1) We'll share what you learned yesterday when looking at Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court.

Landmark Cases

Landmark Cases




How does the Supreme Court work?

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
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:  
Which of the rights guaranteed in the Constitution is most important in our lives today?
WHAT TO DO WHEN FINISHED WITH TODAY'S ACTIVITIES 
ExtensionFind out about recent court cases that deal with the question of Freedom of Religion at the Oyez Project 

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