Civics October Calendar
Pacing: 6 weeks
Essential Question: How are power and responsibility distributed, shared, and limited in the government established by the United States Constitution?
Intro Unit II
Pre assessment and overview
HW: Extension Project Proposal with justification (how is this connected to civic duty?)
Make sure it passes the Constitutional Litmus test! Cannot make a law that breaks the law!
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Know: How Congress Works and the role of the legislative branch in the law making process
Understand the process of how a bill becomes a law.
HW: Research/check partner's bill for accuracy.
Partner Bill Research Due
How Congress works quiz:
How are power and responsibility distributed, shared, and limited in the government established by the United States Constitution?
Reading for information Quiz:
Secondary Source: ABC-Clio Separation of Powers
Primary Source: Montesquieu
FQ: Which of the three branches has the most influence on government policy? The people?
Focus: Executive Branch
Know: Powers reserved for the President/VP, order of succession and qualifications (written and unwritten)