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Unit 2: American Democracy

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Homework

 1.29

Unit 2 I Can Packet link Writing Prompt: Were the colonists wise to declare independence from Great Britain?

1. Review quest results, exam 1 debrief sheet APPOINTMENT FORM

2. Introduce history. Bridge gap between philosophers and John Adams scenes (https://magic.piktochart.com/output/16031086-colonial-history)

3. John Adams episode 1 segment with video guide

EQ: What are the historical ideas and political philosophies that shaped the development of the US government?

EQ: What debates and events led to the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution?

3.3 notebook guide link
 1.31  

Writing Prompt: Were the colonists wise to declare independence from Great Britain?

1. John Adams episode 2 segment with video guide, discussion

2. Examine Declaration of Independence document presentation handout

EQ: What are the historical ideas and political philosophies that shaped the development of the US government?

EQ: What debates and events led to the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution?

 Wisdom homework link
 2.2  

Writing Prompt: Were the colonists wise to declare independence from Great Britain?

1.Writing introduction with 2 truths and a lie plus AP verbs

2. Go through DoI, Too Late to Apologize: http://safeshare.tv/x/ss57d21cb599988

3. Discuss approaches to EQ writing prompt: 2 color evidence dig


EQ: What are the historical ideas and political philosophies that shaped the development of the US government?

EQ: What debates and events led to the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution?

 Were the colonists wise to declare independence? PEA
 2.6  

1. Read Choices III: Articles of Confederation

2. Articles of Confederation case studies jigsaw

3. Introduce Federalists/ Anti-federalists debate, assign roles


EQ: What are the historical ideas and political philosophies that shaped the development of the US government?

EQ: What debates and events led to the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution?

 3.4-5 notebook guide link
 2.8  

1. Constitution lecture: notebook outline, lecture

2. Prep for debate


EQ: What are the historical ideas and political philosophies that shaped the development of the US government?

EQ: What debates and events led to the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution?

 Prepare for debate!
 2.12  1. Debate EQ: What debates and events led to the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution?   4.2/4 notebook guide link
 2.14  

1. 6 principles in Constitution (highlight examples from 4.4 on Constitution for Annotation), go through additional examples (document camera)

2. Chapter 4 activity: Law School contest (Year 1)

EQ: What are the fundamental governing principles on which the Constitution is based?

EQ: How does the Constitution establish limited government in which powers are distributed among different levels and branches?

 

5.2 reading guide link

Work on I Can document for 30 minutes


 2.16 1. Bill of Rights introductory lecture with notebook guide link (amendments 1-5)

2. Gallery walk (If you're absent, read the chapter 5 for the content.) CASES: Brandenburg v. Ohio, Lemon v. Kurtzman, US v. Miller, DC v. Heller, Katz v. US, Terry v. Ohio, Miranda v. Arizona EQ: How have Supreme Court cases impacted the evolution of the Bill of Rights?

 

 

 2.21 1. Bill of Rights introductory lecture with notebook guide link (amendments 6-10) and gallery walk
(If you're absent, read the rest of chapter 5 for the content.) CASES: Gideon v. Wainwright, Sheppard v. Maxwell, In Re Kemmler, Gregg v. Georgia, Furman v. Georgia, Roe v. Wade, Griswold v. Connecticut, US v. Morrison
2. Play the iCivics Do I Have a Right game to practice applying the bill of rights to scenarios: https://www.icivics.org/games/bill-of-rights EQ: How have Supreme Court cases impacted the evolution of the Bill of Rights?
 Dress Rehearsal
2.23  1. Discuss dress rehearsal
2. You call it! Miranda due process or Student Speech cases EQ: How have Supreme Court cases impacted the evolution of the Bill of Rights?
 Study for exam next block Unit 2 I Can Packet link

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