This product includes everything you need to teach a 12-day unit on The Legislative Branch (Congress) for your secondary civics/U.S. Government class.
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This purchase includes the following products:
1-page handout: Unit Introduction (includes standards, essential questions and vocabulary terms)
1-page: Budget Vocabulary Matrix
The Legislative Branch PowerPoint Presentation
Powers of Congress Classroom Quilt Activity
Congressional Leaders Scavenger Hunt Web Quest
Congressional Committees: Lecture & Internet Activity
How a Bill Becomes a Law: Lecture, Board Game Project & Review Game
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
The Legislative Branch TEST
All products include all necessary power points, worksheets, handouts, links to YouTube film clips, lesson plans, etc.
This unit is based on California Standards:
12.9 Students analyze the origins, characteristics, and development of different political systems across time, with emphasis on the quest for political democracy, its advances, and its obstacles.
3.Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of federal, con federal, and unitary systems of government.
12.1 Students explain the fundamental principles and moral values of American democracy as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and other essential documents of American democracy.
3. Explain how the U.S. Constitution reflects a balance between the classical republican concern with promotion of the public good and the classical liberal concern with protecting individual rights; and discuss how the basic premises of liberal constitutionalism and democracy are joined in the Declaration of Independence as "self-evident truths."
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