November 7

posted Nov 7, 2011, 5:41 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Nov 8, 2011, 3:30 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 # 46Date:  November 7, 2011Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
How does the Supreme Court come to an answer regarding a new issue that isn't clearly covered in the Constitution?WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will investigate how the Supreme Court chooses and then hears a caseWHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will discuss their beliefs about the case. HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instruction

Review/Discuss

Last two night's assignments

1) READ the Chapter-in-Brief summary on page 541
2) ANSWER these Chapter Review questions on page 542 & 543
    1) True or False (Questions 1-6)
    2) Word Relationships (Questions 1-3)
3) ANSWER these Chapter Review questions on page 542 & 543
    1) Main Ideas
        Section 1, Question 1 (due process)
        Section 2, Questions 6 & 7 (4th amendment, exclusionary rule)
        Section 3, Question 9 (protecting the accused)
        Section 4, Question 12 (punishment)

Turn it in when done with questions. 

In Class Assignment
WATCH & Discuss
The case of Edmondson v. Leesville Concrete demonstrates the process of a Supreme Court case, as well as the difficult process of deciding how the Constitution can apply in some specific situations. 

Homework Assignment:
Read Chapter 21, Section 1 (545-549) and answer questions 2-5 on pg 549.

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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