Thurs. 11/30 – Fri. 12/1 Checks and Balances

Today we will be using our notes from Monday on the Separation of Power to help reinforce our understanding of the 3 branches of government. We will also get into some analysis of the powers that exist between these 3 branches that are designed to keep power within our government balanced (Checks and Balances) I CAN IDENTIFY the different branches…

Wed 11/29 – Separation of Powers

Today we will be taking a closer look into the Constitutional Principle: Separation of Powers. We will be taking a broad overview of each of the 3 branches. We will answer who is in each branch and what their responsibilities are. I CAN IDENTIFY each of the 3 branches of Government, their purpose, and the…

Mon. 11/27- The Preamble

Today we will be looking into the purpose of the Preamble of the Constitution. We will connect the six listed goals of the Constitution and see how they are expressed in the opening paragraph of the Constitution. I CAN IDENTIFY where each of  the 6 goals of the Constitution are reflected within the Preamble. When…

Tues 11/14- Chapter 8 Test Review

Test Review: Chapter 8 Test Review   Textbook Pages: Articles of Confederation- chapter-8-1_the-confederation-era Constitutional Convention- Section 8-2 Creating the Constitution Federalists vs. Anti Federalists-  Chapter 8.3_Ratifing the Consititution Helpful Notes: Constitutional Convention- the-need-for-compromise_constitutional-convention    

Mon 11/13 – The Electoral College

Today we will take a brief look into the process that we use in the U.S.A to elect our presidents. We will only take a one day look into this, thus saving the deeper study for next year in Civics class. I CAN DEFINE what the Electoral College is. To start today we will first…