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Credit 2

Credit 2 State Standards

Learning Standard 12.4

Students analyze the unique roles and responsibilities of the three branches of government as established by the U.S. Constitution.

Focus:

12.4.1

Discuss Article I of the Constitution as it relates to the legislative branch, including eligibility for office and lengths of terms of representatives and senators; election to office; the roles of the House and Senate in impeachment proceedings; the role of the vice president; the enumerated legislative powers; and the process by which a bill becomes a law.

12.4.4

Discuss Article II of the Constitution as it relates to the executive branch, including eligibility for office and length of term, election to and removal from office, the oath of office, and the enumerated executive powers.

12.4.5

Discuss Article III of the Constitution as it relates to judicial power, including the length of terms of judges and the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

 

 

Text Book Assignments

  

Section Reviews = 2 assignments

 

Chapter reviews = 4 assignments

 

Chapter 10 review pg. 286,  Chapter 11 review pg. 316, Chapter 12 pg. 348, Chapter 13 review pg. 386, Chapter 18 review pg. 528 (reviewing key terms, recalling facts, critical thinking). 

(2) Worksheets: Back and Front = 1 assignment 


You must write out all the questions for Section and Chapter Reviews.

Mandatory Assignment

(3) Projects: ** Students must complete 1 project listed below to obtain credit #2**

A. *** We will work on this project in class*** Create a graphic organizer that explains the process by which a bill becomes a law. Draw out the different steps a bill must take in the house and the senate in order signed as law by the president. Look at worksheet # 12 Section 4 You can do this as a Hand Made Drawing, a Word document

using text boxes and auto shape icon at the bottom of a "Word" file, or a Power point. Click here for an example of a power point.


B.Evaluate, take, and defend positions on what the fundamental values and principles of civil society are. Define and explain how civil society provides opportunities for individuals to associate for social, cultural, religious, economic, and political purposes. You may create a poster which displays this idea across race, gender, religious and economic lines. In other words…How does our society provide the unique position of letting all races, genders, and religions coexist.

C. Create a chart that Discusses Article II of the Constitution as it relates to the executive branch, including eligibility for office and length of term, election to and removal from office, the oath of office, and the enumerated executive powers. Also discuss Article III of the Constitution as it relates to judicial power, including the length of terms of judges and the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. In other words…create a chart that describes the laws that determine the qualifications of the President and Supreme Court Justices, as well as the length of terms in office, how they are put into place, as well as the scope of their power