HS Government Lesson Plans

HS Government Lesson Plans

*Thu Aug 10

Handout and discuss the Syllabus

*Fri Aug 11

Continue discussion of Syllabus

Handout Syllabus signature sheet (Test Score)

Handout texts

*Mon Aug 14

Ch 1/Principles of Government

1) Rd Ch 1.1  p4-11, Govt and the State

2) Ch 1 Vocab (22), Test score, due Aug 28

3) Ch 1.1 Obj

*Tue Aug 15

Disc Ch 1.1

*Wed Aug 16

Disc Ch 1.1, cont

1) Ch 1.1 Sec Qu

*Thu Aug 17

1) Rd Ch 1.2  p12-18, Forms of Govt

2) Ch 1.2 Obj

*Fri Aug 18

Disc Ch 1.2

*Mon Aug 21

Disc Ch 1.2, cont

1) Ch 1.2 Sec Qu

*Tue Aug 22

1) Rd Ch 1.3  p20-24, Basic Concepts of Democracy

2) Ch 1.3 Obj

*Wed Aug 23

Disc Ch 1.3

*Thu Aug 24

Disc Ch 1.3, cont

1) Ch 1.3 Sec Qu

*Fri Aug 25

1) Ch 1 Outline

*Mon Aug 28

Ch 1 Test !, Principles of Government

Ch 1 vocab due


*Mon Aug 28

Ch 2/Origins of American Government

1) Rd Ch 2.4  p52-58, Creating The Constitution

2) Ch 2, Sec 4,5 Vocab (8), Test Score, Due Sept 1

*Tue Aug 29

Disc Ch 2.4

*Wed Aug 30

Disc Ch 2.4, cont

1) Ch 2.4 SQ

*Thu Aug 31

1) Rd Ch 2.5  p59-62, Ratifying The Constitution

Disc Ch 2.5

*Fri Sept 1

Disc Ch 2.5, cont

1) Ch 2.5 SQ

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*Tue Sept 5

Ch 3/The Constitution

1) Rd Ch 3.1  p68-75, Basic Principles

2) Ch 3 Vocab (19), Test Grade, due Sept 20

3) Ch 3.1 Assessment  p75/Qu 1,2,3,4,5

*Wed Sept 6

Disc Ch 3.1

*Thu Sept 7

Disc Ch 3.1, cont

1) Ch 3.1 Sec Qu

*Fri Sept 8

1) Rd Ch 3.2  p78-83, Formal Amendment

2) Ch 3.2 Assessment  p83/Qu 1,2,3,4

*Mon Sept 11

Disc Ch 3.2

*Tue Sept 12

Disc Ch 3.2, cont

1) Ch 3.2 Sec Qu

*Wed Sept 13

1) Rd Ch 3.3  p85-88 , Change By Other Means

2) Ch 3.3 Assessment  p88/Qu 1,2,3

*Thu Sept 14

Disc Ch 3.3

*Mon Sept 18

Disc Ch 3.3, cont

1) Ch 3.3 Sec Qu

*Tue Sept 19

2) Ch 3 Outline

*Wed Sept 20

Ch 3 Test!, The Constitution

-Ch 3  vocab due

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Ch 10/The Congress

*Thu Sept 21

1) Rd Ch 10.1  p268-271, The National Legislature

2) Ch 10.1 Assessment  p271/Qu 2,3,4,6

3) Ch 10 Vocab (25), Test Score, Due Oct 10

*Fri Sept 22

Disc Ch 10.1

*Mon Sept 25

Disc Ch 10.1, cont

1) Ch 10.1 SQ

*Tue Sept 26

1) Rd Ch 10.2  p273-280, House of Representatives

2) Ch 10.2 Assessment/Qu 1,4,5

*Wed Sept 27

Disc Ch 10.2

*Thu Sept 28

Disc Ch 10.2, cont

1) Ch 10.2 SQ

*Fri Sept 29

1) Rd Ch 10.3  p281-284, The Senate

2) Ch 10.3 Assessment/Qu 2,3,6

*Mon Oct 2

Disc Ch 10.3

*Tue Oct 3

Disc Ch 10.3, cont

1) Ch 10.3 SQ

*Wed Oct 4

1) Rd Ch 10.4  p285-290, Members of Congress

2) Ch 10.4 Assessment/Qu 2,3,4

*Thu Oct 5

Disc Ch 10.4

*Fri Oct 6

Disc Ch 10.4, cont

1) Ch 10.4 SQ

*Mon Oct 9

1) Ch 10 Outline

*Tue Oct 10

Ch 10 Test!

Ch 10 Vocab due

*Octt 23-27

Film: Mr Smith Goes To Washington

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Ch 5/ Political Parties

*Mon Oct 30

 

1) Rd Ch 5.1  p122-129, Parties and What They Do

2) Ch 5.1 Assessment; Qu 1,4,6

3) Ch 5 Vocab (19), Test Score, Due Nov 16

*Tue Oct 31

Disc Ch 5.1

*Wed Nov 1

Disc Ch 5.1, cont

1) Ch 5.1 SQ

*Thu Nov 2

1) Rd Ch 5.2  p130-136, Two Party System

2) Ch 5.2 Assessment; Qu 2,3,4,6

*Fri Nov 3

American Qu

*Mon Nov 6

Libertarian Political Party Survey

*Tue Nov 7

Disc Ch 5.2

*Wed Nov 8

Disc Ch 5.2, cont

1) Ch 5.2 SQ

*Thu Nov 9

1) Rd Ch 5.3  p137-140, Minor Parties

*Fri Nov 10

Veterans Assembly

*Mon Nov 13

Disc Ch 5.3

*Tue Nov 14

Disc Ch 5.3, cont

1) Ch 5.3 SQ

*Wed Nov 15

Democrat vs. Republican

*Thu Nov 16

Youth and govt Political Survey

*Fri Nov 17

American Qu

*Mon Nov 20

Ch 5 Outline, Test

-Ch 5 vocab due

*Tue Nov 21

American Qu

 

*Mon Oct 3

Ch 6/Voters and Voter Behavior

1) Rd Ch 6.1  p151-155, The Right To Vote

2) Ch 6 Vocab (23), Test Score, Due Oct 19

*Tue Oct 4

Disc Ch 6.1

1) Ch 6.1 SQ

2) Rd Ch 6.2  p156-163, Voter Qualifications

*Wed Oct 5

Disc Ch 6.2

*Thu Oct 6

Disc Ch 6.2, cont

1) Ch 6.2 SQ

Fri Oct 7

1) Rd Ch 6.3  p164-168, Suffrage and Civil Rights

Disc Ch 6.3

2) Ch 6.3 SQ

*Mon Oct 10

1) Rd Ch 6.4  p170-178, Voter Behavior

*Tue Oct 11

9 weeks test

*Wed Oct 12

9 weeks test

*Mon Oct 17

Disc Ch 6.4

*Tue Oct 18

Disc Ch 6.4, cont

1) Ch 6.4 SQ

*Wed Oct 19

Ch 6 Vocab due

 

Ch 7/The Electoral Process

*Wed Oct 19

1) Rd Ch 7.2  p193-199, Elections

2) Ch 7.2, 7.3 Vocab (9), Test Score Due Oct 25

Disc Ch 7.2

*Thu Oct 20

Disc Ch 7.2, cont

1) Ch 7.2 SQ

Fri Oct 21

1) Rd Ch 7.3  p201-208, Money and Elections

Disc Ch 7.3

*Mon Oct 24

Disc Ch 7.3, cont

1) Ch 7.3 SQ

*Tue Oct 25

Ch 7.2, 7.3 Vocab Due

 

Ch 13/The Presidency

*Wed Oct 26

1) Rd Ch 13.1  p364-368, The President's Job Decscription

2) Ch 13 Vocab (27), Test Score , Due Nov 9

3) Ch 13.1 obj, Test Score, Due Nov 9

*Thu Oct 27

Disc Ch 13.1

1) Ch 13.1 SQ

*Fri Oct 28

1) Rd Ch 13.2  p370-373, Presidential Succession and the Vice President

2) Ch 13.2 obj

*Mon Oct 31

Disc Ch 13.2

*Tue Nov 1

Disc Ch 13.2, cont

1) Ch 13.2 SQ

*Wed Nov 2

1) Rd Ch 13.3  p374-376, Presidential Selection

Disc Ch 13.3

2) Ch 13.3 SQ

*Thu Nov 3

1) Rd Ch 13.4  p377-385, Presidential Nomination

Disc Ch 13.4

2) Ch 13.4 SQ

*Fri Nov 4

1) Rd Ch 13.5  p386-394, The Presidential Election

2) Ch 13.5 obj (#2,3)

*Mon Nov 7

Discuss the Oklahoma Ballot: candidates, state questions

*Tue Nov 8

Disc Ch 13.5, cont

1) Ch 13.5 SQ

*Wed Nov 9

1) Ch 13 Outline

Ch 13 obj and vocab due