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October 2

I can describe the structure, terms and qualifications of the US Congress and its members.

SA 1

V 1-4

 

October 3

I can list the expressed powers of the US Congress.

SA 2

V 9-15

 

 

October 4

I can critique the process of reappointment.

SA 2-3

V 5-8  

 

October 5

I can explain the use of committees in the US Congress.

SA 4

V 9-12

October 6

I can describe how Congress carries out its essential law making functions.

(Simulation)

V 13-17

October 9

I can compare how and when leadership in the House and Senate are chosen.

(Simulation)

V 18-22

 

 

October 10

I can compare the roles of the head of officers of the Senate and the House.

(Simulation)

V 23-26

 

October 11

I can trace the process by which a bill is passed in the House of Representatives.

(Simulation)

SA 5

V 27-30

 

 

October 12

I can compare and contrast how a bill is passed in the Senate compared to the House.

(Simulation)

SA 6

V 31-34

 

October 13

I can describe how Congress carries out its essential law making functions.

(Simulation)

V 35-38

October 16

I can compare the differences between the terms and election of representatives and senators.  

(Simulation)

SA 7

V 39-40

October 17

I can show how Congress carries out its essential law making functions.

(Simulation)

 

October 18

No School

October 19

No School

October 20

No School       

October 23

Legislative Hearing Prep

     October 24

Legislative Hearing

October 25

The Legislative Branch Unit Review

 

October 26

The Legislative Branch Unit Exam

October 27

The Legislative Branch Unit Exam

Quizlet Vocabulary

Prezi Notes

Registering to Vote

 

 

video Introduction to the Legislative Branch   --  Be sure you can identify the five functions of the legislative branch after watching this short clip.
document Self Reflection   --  Download and type responses. Due at the end of the hour.
document Idealism and the Legislative Branch   --  To be scored proficient by Wednesday November 1st, 2017.
document Persuasive Essay   --  To be scored as proficient by Wednesday November 1st, 2017.