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March 2*

South Carolina Caucus Debrief

Return Exams

 

 

3*

Super Tuesday 

Who Represents Me?

 

 

4

Super Tuesday Debrief

 

 

 

March 5

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

SA 1         

V 1-4

March 6

I can list the expressed powers of the US Congress.

SA 2

V 9-15 

 

March 9

I can critique the process of reappointment. 

SA 2-3

V 5-8   

 

March 10

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

SA 4 

V 9-12

March 11

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

(Simulation)

V 13-17

March 12

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

(Simulation)

V 18-22

March 13

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

(Simulation)

V 23-26

 

March 16

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

(Simulation)

SA 5

V 27-30

March 17

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

(Simulation)

SA 6

V 31-34

March 18

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

(Simulation)

V 35-38

March 19

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

(Simulation)

SA 7

V 39-40

March 20

Legislative Hearing 

 

23

Legislative Flex/Swing

 

 

 

24

Legislative Branch Unit Exam Prep

ACT day

25

The Legislative Branch Unit Exam

26

The Legislative Branch Unit Exam

Last day of the quarter

27

Record Keeping Day

No School

Quizlet Vocabulary

Prezi Notes

Registering to Vote

Senate Updates

House Updates

Freedome to Study Act

Pass Guidlines Bill

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.
document Building Tommie Culture Bill Fall 2017   --  Attached is a copy of the final draft of last fall's bill. Please reference if you are struggling to articulate your ideas. Sentence starters such as "Where as the current rule states..." or "In an attempt to alleviate the...." or "We the House of Representatives/Senate propose...".