November 30

posted Nov 30, 2011, 6:13 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Dec 1, 2011, 5:02 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 # 60Date:  November 30, 2011Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
What are the most important ways that the Constitution has created a government where the rights of all Americans can be protected?
WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will continue organizing and writing their answers to the target question above.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will share a paragraph of their response to an upcoming assessment.  HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instruction
Class Activity:
Today is the day to finish your response to the question above. Use the class time to move forward on your answer. Get help if you need it to complete the assessment.

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 AssessmentHomework: Complete and submit your response in your blog by midnight tonight.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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