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April 8

I can outline the process by which a candidate runs for president 

SA 1

V 31-35

 

April 9

I can outline the process by which a candidate runs for president 

SA 1

V 31-35

Gubernatorial/SLT Election 

April 10

I can explain the role of the Electoral College.  

SA 1

V 36-40

Interactive Electoral College Map

April 11

I can explain the role of the Electoral College.  

SA 1

V 36-40

My Life Plan

 

April 12

I can describe the qualifications, term, and benefits of the Presidency.  

SA 2

V 17-20

 

 

April 15

I can identify the various roles performed by the president.

SA 3

V 1-3

April 16

I can identify the role of the cabinet and secretaries in the presidential decision making.    

SA 4

V 7-10

 

April 17

I can define foreign policy. 

SA 5

V 11-14

April 18

I can state the influence of the United Nations on US foreign policy. 

SA 5

V 15-16

 

April 19

I can describe the president’s military powers and limitations. 

SA 6

V 4-6

 

April 22

I can explain how the Constitution provides for presidential succession and disability.   

SA 7

V 20-25

 

 

 April 23


I can give examples of the presidential legislative powers. 

SA 8

V 41-42

            

April 24

I can give examples of the presidential judicial powers.  

SA 8

V 41-42

President Obama Pardons

 

April 25

I can illustrate how the appointment power works and describe the limits on removal power

SA 

V 26-30

April 26 

NI can describe how the president makes decisions and co-exist with the Legislative and Judicial Branch.  

Exam Essay

 

April 29

The Executive Branch Unit Review

April 30

The Executive Branch Unit Exam

May 1

The Executive Branch Unit Exam

May 2

Judicial Branch

May 3

 

Quizlet Vocabulary

Prezi Executive Branch Notes

The Struggle of Third Party Candidates

President Obama Values/Norms vs. Status/Roles on Immigration

document Choosing a President Essay   --  Scored on "Scale 8 Rubric". Will be worth 80 points in the "Formative Assessment". Please submit the finished copy via google docs to david.salzer@mpls.k12.mn.us by midnight tonight (12AM November 14th).
video Choosing a President Essay   --  Please consult if you have need a refresher on the assigned essay.
video Presidential Military Powers and Limitations   --  Use for short answer #4 on the Daily Questions if you missed class.