Quarter 2, Week 7

Unit of Study

Unit 4 – The Bill of Rights and Other Amendments

 

Unit Curriculum Standards

Unit Benchmarks

**Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the       Constitution.

1.     Recognize the five freedoms protected by the first amendment.

2.     Use scenarios to identify rights protected by the Bill of Rights. (Tinker v. Des Moines, Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, Miranda v. Arizona, Gideon v. Wainwright, and In re Gault)

SS.7.C.2.4

**Distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights.

1.     Examine the role of the judicial branch of government protecting individual rights.

2.     Use scenarios to examine the impact of limits on individual rights on social behavior.

SS.7.C.2.5

**Evaluate Constitutional rights and their impact on individuals and society.

1.     Recognize how the social, political, and economic systems in the U.S. depend on individual rights.

SS.7.C.3.6

**Analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.

1.     Analyze historical scenarios to examine how these amendments have affected participation in the political processes.

2.     Recognize how the amendments were developed to address previous civil rights violations.  (Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education)

SS.7.C.3.7

 

Unit Summative Assessments

·        End of Unit Summative Exam

·        District Exam

 

Unit Vocabulary

Amendment

Anti-Federalists

Article

Bicameral

Confederation

Constitution

Electoral College

Executive Branch

Federalism

Federalists

Great Compromise

Judicial Branch

Legislative Branch

Limited government

New Jersey Plan

Northwest Ordinance

Ordinance of 1785

Popular Sovereignty

Preamble

Ratify

Supremacy clause

Three-fifths

Compromise

Virginia Plan

 

Daily Lesson Plans

Benchmark(s)

SS.7.C.2.4

SS.7.C.2.5

SS.7.C.3.6

SS.7.C.3.7

SS.7.C.2.4

SS.7.C.2.5

SS.7.C.3.6

SS.7.C.3.7

Objective

Students will examine the rights guaranteed under the First amendment, our most basic freedoms, and how the Bill of Rights protect the rights of he accused.

Students will analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.

Students will review for their summative exam on the Bill of Rights and amendments to the Constitution.

Agenda

Read pgs. 180 – 183 together as a class.

 

Stop throughout reading for teacher lecture, group work and small and whole class discussions.

Read pgs. 185 – 189 together as a class.

 

Stop throughout reading for teacher lecture, group work and small and whole class discussions.

Students will complete a review sheet on unit 4 to help them prepare for their summative exam.

Assessment

Exit Ticket (D)

Exit Ticket (D)

Review Activity (F)

Homework

My Reflection, pgs. 81 – 92

(Due Friday)

My Reflection, pgs. 81 – 92

(Due Friday)

My Reflection, pgs. 81 – 92

(Due TODAY)