Q1 – Week 3

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Social Studies – Civics

7th Grade

August 27 – August 31, 2018

 

Unit of Study

The Roles and Responsibilities of Citizenship

 

Unit Curriculum Standards

Unit Benchmarks

**Define the term “citizen,” and identify legal means of becoming a United States citizen.

1. Define citizenship as stated in the Fourteenth Amendment.

2. Evaluate the impact of the naturalization process on society, government, or the political process.

SS.7.C.2.1

**Evaluate the obligations citizens have to obey laws, pay taxes, defend the nation, and serve on juries.

1. Recognize the concept of common good as a rationale for fulfilling the obligations and/or responsibilities of citizenship.

2. Use scenarios to assess specific obligations and/or responsibilities of citizens as they relate to active participation in society and government.

SS.7.C.2.2

****Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy).

1.    Analyze scenarios describing various forms of government.

SS.7.C.3.1

Conduct a service project to further the public good. (ADVANCED)

SS.7.C.2.14

Locate major cultural landmarks that are emblematic of the United States.

1. Cultural landmarks of the U.S. can include, but are not limited to the Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam, Star Spangled Banner, Liberty Bell, etc.

SS.7.G.2.1

Use geographic terms and tools to explain cultural diffusion throughout North America.

SS.7.G.4.1

 

Unit Summative Assessments

District test

 

Daily Lesson Plans

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Schedule

A

B

A&B

A

B

Benchmark(s)

SS.7.C.2.1

SS.7.C.2.2

SS.7.G.4.1

SS.7.C.2.3

SS.7.C.3.1

Objective

Students will be able to explain what it is to be an immigrant and identify countries from which immigrants have come to the U.S.

Students will be able to explain what it is to be an immigrant and identify countries from which immigrants have come to the U.S.

Students will be able to  review and then take their summative assessment to show if they have mastered standards SS.7.C.2.1 and SS.7.C.2.2.

Agenda

1.    Bell Ringer and Attendance

2.    Immigration Whole Group Reading and Discussion (pg. 4-6)

1.    Bell Ringer and Attendance

2.    Immigration Whole Group Reading and Discussion (pg. 7-10)

1.    Bell Ringer

2.    Citizenship review game

3.    Citizenship Assessment

Bell Ringer

1.    How many elements of immigrant cultures that have become part of American life can you list?

2.    What does it say about the U.S. that so many elements of other cultures are now a part of American culture?

3.    What do you know about your own family history (where did your family first come from, when did it come to America, and why)?

1.    What are your 5 responsibilities as a U.S. citizen?

2.    What are your 5 duties as a U.S. citizen?

1.    Is there anything about citizenship that you do not understand and need clarification on before you take your exam today?

Assessment

Bell Ringer (F)

Bell Ringer (F)

Citizenship Exam (S)

Homework

Study PowerPoint for upcoming exam.

Study PowerPoint for upcoming exam.

No Homework.