Lesson Plans
American Government 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/24/2012 Instructor: Jennifer Stevenson Academics
Unit Three Quiz

Unit Three Quiz - The Legislative Branch
Introduction to the Executive Branch

Homework: Chapter 14 Worksheet (Due Thursday)
What Does a President Do?

Use the Constitution to define powers of the presidency
Brief overview of a president's real tasks

Homework: Chapter 14 Worksheet (Due Thursday)
The Cabinet and Bureaucracy

Introduction to the Cabinet
Students research one department of the executive branch

Homework: Chapter 14 Worksheet (Due Thursday)
Government and Foreign Policy

Introduce and discuss the role the United States plays in the wider world and its government actions towards other governments

Homework: Prepare for the Unit Four Quiz
Quiz and Policy Paper

Unit Four Quiz
Advice for Writing the Policy Papers - Writing Tips, Citations
If time, move to the computer lab to write papers