Q3W1, January 4 – 7, 2022

Current Event Research and Reflection Activity

Federalism PPT NEW

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #1
Unit of InstructionFederalism and the Role of Government
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.3.4 – Identify the relationship and division of powers between the federal government and state governments
SS.7.C.3.14 – Differentiate between local, state, and federal governments’ obligations and services
SS.7.C.2.13 – Examine multiple perspectives on public and current events.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will identify events that influence public perspectives.
Students will use scenarios to understand the reaction or perspectives of different groups.
Students will compare concurrent, enumerated, reserved, and delegated powers as they related to state and federal government.
Students will analyze the issues related to the Tenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Classroom Activities

Tuesday
Second Semester Goal Setting
Procedures Review Think-Pair-Share
Current Event Research and Reflection Activity

Wednesday
Federalism PowerPoint

Thursday/Friday
Levels of Government Venn DiagramĀ 
Gallery walk that compares the obligations and services at local, state, and federal levels.

Assignments Due

Current Event Research and Reflection Activity (formative)

Levels of Government Venn Diagram (formative)

Additional Resources