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Keturah Somoza

This week in Civics

Upcoming Weeks: Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution, distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights, explain the Constitutional amendment process, Evaluate Constitutional rights and their impact on individuals and society, and analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.

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:  Judicial Branch-  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.

 

 

 

Current Events/ Assignments for April/ May

 April 2014- NONE

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.

 

Take your child to work day

Due to testing (FCAT, EOCs, and Primary), SAM will be participating in Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day on Friday, May 16th.  

 
Following is a link with additional resources:  http://www.daughtersandsonstowork.org/wmspageedb8.html?parm1=46