Lesson Plans
American Government -Stevenson 3rd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/07/2013 Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson Academics
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Monday:
Principles of the US Government

Discuss news from the weekend, including CNN Student News
Fundamental theories and principles of the US Constitution
Rights of US Citizens

Homework: Prepare for the Chapters 1 & 3 Quiz (Wednesday)
Tuesday:
Amendment Rights

How to Change the Constitution
The Bill of Rights and Additional Amendments

Homework: Prepare for the Chapters 1 & 3 Quiz (Wednesday)
Wednesday:
Amendment Issues

Chapters 1 & 3 Quiz
Discuss Supreme Court Cases about Amendments
Debate a current rights issue: Right to Bear Arms

Homework: Prepare for the Chapters 6 & 7 Quiz (Next Wednesday)
Thursday:
Responsibilities of Citizenship

Discuss duties of US Citizens to maintain rights: Voting, Participation, Etc.
What is civic engagement?

Homework: Prepare for the Chapters 6 & 7 Quiz (Next Wednesday), Political Family Tree (Due Tuesday)
Friday:
Popular Sovereignty and Elections

Why do we need elections?
Overview of how elections work
Discuss news from the week

Homework: Prepare for the Chapters 6 & 7 Quiz (Next Wednesday), Political Family Tree (Due Tuesday)
 
 
 
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