Constitution by Gina Capaldi

By Gina Capaldi

The structure introduces scholars to the Preamble, the Articles of the structure, and the Amendments that undefined. The actions might help scholars discover why the structure was once wanted within the first position and what arguments and compromises have been made to be able to make it occur. scholars will meet the signers of the record and know about the method they went via to draft the ultimate model. Activites comprise video games, studying political cartoons, vocabulary, developing a time line and govt tree.

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Suggested Lesson Plan 1. Explain the lesson objectives. Review the vocabulary and background information with the class. 2. Pass out page 36 to the class. Invite the students to read the handout and follow the directions. They should look up the words in the dictionary and explain their meaning in their own words. 3. It is important that the students know what is in each Article of the Constitution. They can do this by creating their own simple mnemonic device to help them. Just as the word HOMES is a mnemonic device for remembering the names of the Great Lakes—Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior—students can create their own by taking the first letter from what each Article of the Constitution addresses and writing a sentence.

_____________________________________________________________________________ 7. How many senators serve in the Senate from each state? _____________________________________________________________________________ TLC10541 Copyright © Teaching & Learning Company, Carthage, IL 62321-0010 43 Name __________________________________ The Senate and the House A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. Members of this body must be at least 30 years old to serve. Draws up articles of impeachment. Tries cases of impeachment.

G. H. Members of this body must be at least 30 years old to serve. Draws up articles of impeachment. Tries cases of impeachment. Revenue-raising bills start in this body of the legislature. Members of this body serve two-year terms. Members of this body serve six-year terms. Members of this body must be at least 25 years old to serve. Vice President votes in this body in cases of a tie vote. House Senate 1. 1. 2. 2. 3. 3. 4. 4. 5. 5. 6. 6. 7. 7. 8. 8. 44 TLC10541 Copyright © Teaching & Learning Company, Carthage, IL 62321-0010 Government Tree Objective To understand the various levels of government that are interconnected yet separate as defined by the Constitution.

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