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Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch

Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Constitution - Supreme Court and Judicial Branch
Product Description
Constitution Unit - Judicial Branch

Supreme Court and Judicial Branch

Aim: What are the roles and responsibilities of the highest court of the Judicial Branch?

Included in this product:
• Title page
• Do Now: Student-centered critical thinking question - Have you ever had someone settle an argument for you? What did they do or say to settle the argument?
• The Supreme Court graphic organizer including the outlining of the role of the Supreme Court and the requirements of a person to be nominated to be a Supreme Court Justice
• Understanding Judicial Review: Marbury v. Madison reading passage
• Judicial Review simulation/explanation activity
• Who's who on the current Supreme Court bench? - Identifying today's Supreme Court justices
★ NOTE: When identifying the current Supreme Court justices, I have my students research their names and nominations via internet research. The website I typically have them use is:The Supreme Court {they sometimes work with a partner}
• Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question
• Answer Key for Teachers

★ NOTE: This is usually a two-day lesson with my students.

Students will research and understand the role and responsibilities of the Judicial Branch's Supreme Court, the structure of the Supreme Court, judicial review

Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary

Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for activities}; questions are scaffolded; students participate in application scenarios

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•• This product is also included in the Constitution UNIT BUNDLE! ••

Patriotic Papers provided by Ashley Hughes
Rainbow Tags by Ashley Hughes
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© 2014 A Social Studies Life
For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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