This week in Civics
Upcoming Weeks: Judicial Branch
This Week: Illustrate the structure and function (three branches of government established in Articles I, II, and III with corresponding powers) of government in the United States as established in the Constitution, analyze the structure, functions, and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, and diagram the levels, functions, and powers of courts at the state and federal levels.
Last week: Discuss the debate among delegates over the kind of national government that was needed, identify the views of the federlists and the anti-federalist, and learn the goals our government stated in the preamble to constitution
Current Events/ Assignments for March
February 24/25- Black History Month Celebration
March 3/4- President B. Obama
March 10/11- Ukriane
March 17/18- Women in the government (ex. An article about the first lady, a congresswoman, etc)
March 24/25- NONE (Spring Break)
March 31/ April 1- Supreme Court
Current Event Rubric
¤ Summary of the article (who, what, when, where, why) 10 pts.
¤ Name of the specific resource (Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald) 2 pts.
¤ Title of the Article 2 pts.
¤ Date of the Article – no older than 2 weeks 2 pts.
¤ Picture or Illustration of article 2 pts.
¤ Copy of the Article / Exact web addresses 2 pts.
Total 20 pts.
Students may submit their assignment via email or in class.
There will be 5 points subtracted from late assignments per day late.