Lesson Plans
American Government 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/10/2012 Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson Academics
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Monday:
MN Amendment Debates

Students debate the two proposed amendments to the Minnesota Constitution in fishbowl discussions

Homework: Debate Reflection (Due Tuesday), Political Family Tree (Due Wednesday)
Tuesday:
Thinking About Issues

Debrief Amendment Debates
Mixed lecture and discussion on political socialization
Roles of Interest Groups

Homework: Political Family Tree (Due Wednesday), Chapter 7 Worksheet (Due Thursday)
Wednesday:
Media

Role of Media in Politics
Political Commercials

Homework: Chapter 7 Worksheet (Due Thursday)
Thursday:
Catch-up and Review

Recap of anything that still needs to be covered
Review BINGO

Homework: Prep for Test
Friday:
Unit 2 Test

Unit 2 Test and Reflection - Government By the People
Introduction to the Legislative Branch
 
 
 
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