Q4W1, March 21 – March 25

Tallahassee Pre-Trip Parent Letter

Judicial Branch In A Flash_Student Docs (1)

TeacherCara Copeland
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #1
Unit of InstructionAmerica's Legal System
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.3.10 – Identify sources and types (civil, criminal, constitutional, military) of law.
SS.7.C.3.11 – Diagram the levels, functions, and powers of courts at the state and federal levels.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Recognize constitutional, statutory, case and common law as sources of law.
Recognize juvenile law.
Compare the different types of laws.

Classroom Activities


  • Judicial System in a Flash packet
  • Read the text as a class
  • Complete the test questions and crossword


  • Review schedule for students not attending the Tallahassee field trip
  • Judicial system bingo


Tallahassee Field Trip

Students not attending the field trip

      • Students will complete the Florida Research Packet (must finish at least 8 pages in order to receive credit).
      • Students will follow a revised schedule. The schedule was announced on Wednesday and posted on classroom doors.
Assignments Due

Judicial Branch in a Flash packet (formative)
Florida Research Packet (for those not attending the field trip)

Additional Resources