Lesson Plans
American Government 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/17/2012 Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson Academics
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Monday:
Parts of Congress

Name current representatives in the legislature
Compare and contrast the House and the Senate, with partners then as a class
Gerrymandering, Filibusters and Other Loopholes

Homework: Chapter 12 Worksheet (Due Tuesday)
Tuesday:
Powers of Congress

What Can Congress Do?
Discuss SOPA - Is this part of the powers of Congress? If not, who has power over the Internet?
Wednesday:
How Congress Works

How a Bill Becomes a Law
Understanding how congress works assignment

Homework: Textbook p. 348, 11-23 (Due Friday)
Thursday:
How Congress Works

Understanding how congress works assignment

Homework: Complete Assignment (Due Friday), Textbook p. 348, 11-23 (Due Friday)
Friday:
Quiz

Unit 3 Quiz - The Legislative Branch
Introduce the Executive Branch
Watch "The Daily Show"

Homework: Unit 4 Worksheet
 
 
 
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