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 Tim Blackwell
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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  March 20, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 24 Section 3

PREBELL

If you were the “governor” of the cafeteria, what would be some of the powers that you would want to have?

TSW

  1. Describe the office of the governor.
  2. Summarize the governors many roles, including powers, duties, and

Limits in office.

C.  List and describe the other state executive officers.

TTW

Explain how the governor exhibits both legislative and judiciary powers as well as executive powers.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 24 Section 3 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 3 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize the lesson concerning the governing and set the state for the next lesson on kinds of laws applied in state courts.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  March 18, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 24 Section 1

PREBELL

What steps would you have to take in order to have the school year shortened.

TSW

  1. Examine the history, contents, and importance of the first state

Constitutions.

  1. List the basic principles and the kinds of provisions found in every

State constitution.

  1. Explain the importance of constitution change.
  2. Analyze the need for reforms to state constitutions.

TTW

Trace for students the origins of the first state constitutions.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 24 Section 1 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 1 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize section material and introduce the next day’s lesson on the structure of the legislatures, how legislators are selected, and powers of the legislatures.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  March 19, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 24 Section 2

PREBELL

If you were a congressman, what would be one of your biggest priorities regarding politics in your state?

TSW

  1. Understand the structure and size of state legislatures.
  2. Describe the election process, the terms, and the compensation of

State legislators.

  1. Explain the powers and organization of state legislators.
  2. Summarize the legislative process at the state level.

TTW

Highlight information in regards to Mississippi’s state legislature and how it relates to the nation.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 24 Section 2 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 2 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize the days lesson and introduce the next lesson regarding the governors powers, privileges, and responsibilities.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  March 21, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 24 Section 4

PREBELL

Who would determine whether or not a football broke a rule during a game and what penalty would be placed on that player?

TSW

  1. Identify and define the kind of laws applied in State courts.
  2. Compare and contrast civil law and criminal law.
  3. Describe the jury system.

TTW

Differentiate between what makes civil law different from criminal law and how the punishments for each differ.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 24 Section 4 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 4 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize section content.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  March 22, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 24 Section 5

PREBELL

Describe the kind of person you would want to preside over a trial if you were the accused.

TSW

  1. Explain how state courts are organized and describe the work of each

Kind of state court.

  1. Examine and evaluate the different ways that judges are selected.

TTW

Relate to the students how judges are chosen for the different types of state courts.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 24 Section 5 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Section 5 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Summarize the lesson and set the stage for Chapter 24 Review.