This is an 8 page unit lesson plan covering the Separation of Powers, Checks & Balances, and Rule of Law as set forth in the Preamble on the United States Constitution. The plan covers 7 to 10 days instruction.
It covers all civics standards and modeled after the State of Florida, specifically.
Included are the following:
Preamble, Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances, Rule of Law
Civics Standards and Benchmarks
Marzano Based Lesson Plan (Textbook referenced: Civics, Economics, and Geography. It is adaptable to other textbooks. iCivics: “The Constitution)
Learning Goals and Learning Targets
Evidence Based Learning Scale
Marzano Design Question and Elements for each day
Standard 1: SS.7.C.1.6-Interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution.
Standard 2: SS.7.C.1.7-Describe how the Constitution limits the powers of government through separation of powers and checks and balances.
Standard 3: SS.7.C.1.9-Define the rule of law and recognize its influence on the development of the American legal, political and governmental systems.