Q1W5, September 13 – 17

If you are at home, please go to the Civics Canvas page for instructional videos and links to activities and PowerPoints. To access Canvas, go to vPortal, open the Canvas tile and select M/J Civics. Modules are organized by date. If you need assistance, please send me an e-mail or Remind message and we can set up a phone call or Zoom meeting. All work should be turned in to our class bin upon your return to school unless otherwise noted.

America: The Story of Us Episode 1

 

 

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #5
Unit of InstructionCitizenship and Forms of Government, DIA
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.2.1 – 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.2.2 – 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.3.1 – Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy).
SS.7.C.3.2 – Compare parliamentary, federal, confederal, and unitary systems of governments.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to compare and contrast different types of government found around the world.
Students will be able to:
• Compare the organizational structures of systems of government.
• Recognize examples of these systems of government.
• Analyze scenarios describing various systems of government.

Students will be able to review and then take their summative assessment to show if they have mastered standards SS.7.C.2.1, SS.7.C.2.2, SS.7.C.3.1, and SS.7.C.3.2

Classroom Activities

Daily: bellringers, free writes, and discussions.

Monday/Tuesday
• Flocabulary Forms of Government
• Systems of Government Scenario Activity
• Jeopardy Summative Review (If you want to play again at home, you can access the game on the Civics Canvas page. Look for today’s date in the Unit 1 module)

Wednesday
• District Interim Assessment: Citizenship and Forms of Government

Thursday/Friday
• DIA make-ups/completion
• View “America: The Story of US” episode 1

Assignments Due

DIA: Citizenship and Forms of Government (Summative)

Additional Resources

If you are at home, please go to the Civics Canvas page for instructional videos and links to activities and PowerPoints. To access Canvas, go to vPortal, open the Canvas tile and select M/J Civics. Modules are organized by date. If you need assistance, please send me an e-mail or Remind message and we can set up a phone call or Zoom meeting. All work should be turned in to our class bin upon your return to school unless otherwise noted.