Q2W6, November 29 – December 3 UNIT 3 DIA QUIZLET STUDY GUIDE

Tweet About It! Project!



TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #6
Unit of InstructionEarly Government and The Constitution
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.1.8 – Explain the viewpoints of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the ratification of the Constitution and inclusion of a bill of rights.
SS.7.C.1.7 – Describe how the Constitution limits the powers of government through separation of
powers and checks and balances.
SS.7.C.1.9 – Define the rule of law and recognize its influence on the development of the American legal, political, and governmental systems.
SS.7.C.3.8 – Analyze the structure, functions, and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Recognize the Anti-Federalists’ reasons for the inclusion of a bill of rights in the U.S.
  • Recognize the Federalists’ reasons for a stronger, central government.
  • Identify and define the Constitutional principles: limited government, popular
    sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, and rule of law.
  • Recognize examples of separation of powers and checks and balances.
  • Identify examples and non-examples of rule of law.
  • Understand the importance of rule of law in protecting citizens from abuse of power.
  • Examine the processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
Classroom Activities

Summative Test remediation
Principles of the Constitution PPT


Tweet About It! Project

Read excerpts from the Federalist Papers and the Anti-Federalist papers.

Write five Tweets that you could post to your followers, trying to convince them of your point of view. Include at least one hashtag per tweet.

Cpalms Tutorial: Understanding Rule of Law

Tweet About it! project 

iCivics Game – Branches of Power

Assignments Due

Summative Test remediation
cPalms Tutorial: Rule of Law (formative)

Additional Resources

Unit 3 DIA Study Quizlet