April 22-26

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE: April 22, 2013

 

PREBELL

none

TSW

  1. Review all notes from Chapter 5.
  2. Create study guide using the notes from Chapter 5.
  3. Complete any unfinished daily assignments from Chapter 5.

TTW

Monitor student progress as they create their study guide and finish any uncompleted assignments.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

none

ENRICHMENT

none

CLOSURE

Remind students of Chapter 5 test

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 23, 2013

 

PREBELL

none

TSW

  1. Review for a few minutes on Chapter 5 study guide for test.
  2. Complete the Chapter 5 Test.

TTW

Monitor student progress

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

none

ENRICHMENT

none

CLOSURE

None

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE: April 24 , 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 7 Section 1

PREBELL

What steps would you take if you were seeking a nomination for class or club officer and how does this relate to the selection of nomination for public office.

TSW

  1.  Explain why the nominating process is a critical first step in the election process.
  2. Describe self-announcement, the caucus, and the convention as nominating methods.
  3. Discuss the direct primary as the principle nominating method used in the United States today.
  4. Understand why some candidates use the petition as a nominating device.

TTW

Explain the four types of nominating devices that candidates can use to seek political office.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 7 Section 1 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 1 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize today’s lesson and prepare for section 2 on the election process.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE: April 25 , 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 7 Section 2

PREBELL

Use everyday examples on how voting serves to resolve public issues and fill elected offices.

TSW

  1.  Analyze how the administration of elections in the United States helps make democracy work.
  2. Define the roles of precincts and polling places in the election process.
  3. Describe the various ways in which voters can cast their ballots.
  4. Outline the role that voting machines and other innovations play in the election process.

TTW

Focus attention on the elements and the procedures that are part of the election process.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 7 Section 2 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 2 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize the lesson and prepare for the next lesson on the relationship between money and elections.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 26, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 7 Section 3

PREBELL

Explain why it is so expensive when campaigning for public office.

TSW

  1.  Explain the issues raised by campaign spending.
  2. Describe the various sources of funding for campaign spending.
  3. Examine federal laws that regulate campaign finance.
  4. Outline the role of the Federal Election Commission in enforcing campaign finance laws.
  5. Describe loopholes in today’s campaign finance laws.

TTW

Draw student attention toward the need for large sums of money when campaigning for public office and the problems that are associated with that need.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 7 Section 3 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 3 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Review Section 3 content and set the stage for the next days activity as students prepare their Chapter 7 Study Guide.