Q3W7, February 14 – 18

TeacherCara Copeland
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #7
Unit of InstructionThe Bill of Rights and Other Amendments
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.3.5
Content Complexity: Level 1/Recall and Reproduction
Explain the Constitutional amendment process.

SS.7.C.2.4
Content Complexity: Level 3/Strategic Thinking-Reasoning
Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution.

SS.7.C.3.7
Content Complexity: Level 3/Strategic Thinking-Reasoning
Analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on the participation of minority groups in the American political process.

SS.7.C.3.6
Content Complexity: Level 3/Strategic Thinking-Reasoning
Evaluate Constitutional rights and their impact on individuals and society.

SS.7.C.2.5
Content Complexity: Level 3/Strategic Thinking-Reasoning
Distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to evaluate the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution.
Students will be able to explain the constitutional amendment process.
Students will examine the role of the judicial branch of government in protecting individual rights and examine rationales for limiting individual rights.
Students will examine the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments.

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday

  • Bell ringer – Bill of Rights Scenarios
  • Voting Amendments Presentation (at home, watch video at the top of the page)
  • Remediation – students will be allowed time to complete missing/incomplete work, remediate summative, and/or complete online cPalms tutorials. If finished, they will complete a minority amendments coloring sheet

Wednesday

  • Video and discussion 

Thursday/Friday

  1. Watch the following videos:

2. NearPod – Student Paced for at home students

3. Complete DIA Study Guide : Unit 4 Review Sheet

Assignments Due

Bill of Rights quiz (formative)
ALL Missing work!
DIA 5 – 2/21 and 2/22!

Additional Resources