U.S. Government / Student Election

  • U.S. Gov Unit

    The United States Government / Student Election of 2018-2019

    Part 1:  Words to Know / Tier Words

     

    1. Election
    2. Electoral College
    3. Executive Branch
    4. Democratic
    5. Republican
    6. Political Party
    7. Foreign Policy
    8. Inauguration
    9. Rights
    10. Senators
    11. Mayors
    12. Amendment

     

    Part 2: Charts
    Directions:  Students are to analyze and interpret the charts in order to answer the questions.

    1. By analyzing the Charts describe the purpose and functionality of Checks and Balances?
    2. What Branch of government can declare laws unconstitutional?
    3. Who makes up the executive branch?
    4. Describe each branch’s function?
    5. What Branch of government initiates and approves laws?

    Part 3:  Guided Essential Questions / Open Ended Questions

    1. What is the purpose behind Checks and Balances?
      1. Concept behind one ruler vs. divided power
      2. Functions of each branch
    2. What are the functions behind the branches of government and how do they work together?
    3. What is the difference between a monarchy vs. a president?
    4. Was a democracy the best choice of government for the United States in the late 1700s?
    5. What are some different types of government and how do they operate?
    6. Would you choose a different type of government today or remain as a democratic nation?

      The United States Government / Student Election of 2018-2019

      Part 1:  Words to Know / Tier Words


      1. Election
      2. Electoral College
      3. Executive Branch
      4. Democratic
      5. Republican
      6. Political Party
      7. Foreign Policy
      8. Inauguration
      9. Rights
      10. Senators
      11. Mayors
      12. Amendment

      Part 2: Charts
      Directions:  Students are to analyze and interpret the charts in order to answer the questions.

      1. By analyzing the Charts describe the purpose and functionality of Checks and Balances?
      2. What Branch of government can declare laws unconstitutional?
      3. Who makes up the executive branch?
      4. Describe each branch’s function?
      5. What Branch of government initiates and approves laws?

      Part 3:  Guided Essential Questions / Open Ended Questions

      1. What is the purpose behind Checks and Balances?
        1. Concept behind one ruler vs. divided power
        2. Functions of each branch
      2. What are the functions behind the branches of government and how do they work together?
      3. What is the difference between a monarchy vs. a president?
      4. Was a democracy the best choice of government for the United States in the late 1700s?
      5. What are some different types of government and how do they operate?
      6. Would you choose a different type of government today or remain as a democratic nation?