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US Gov Units

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Below you will find information concerning each unit.


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Date

Topic  Due Unit Focus Questions and Assignments  (to be done before class starts on date listed at left)

1/4-

1/13

Unit One:

Chapter One

1/13
  • Focus Question: 

             " How can government make it possible for people to live together peacefully and productively?"

  • Book Assignment: Choose 2 of the 4 

                   Page 12: #2  Compare;  #3  Identify;  #4  Making Predictions; #6  Conclude                

                              - Must complete 1 Journal worksheet (1 article)

1/13-

1/27

Unit Two:

Chapter 2

1/27
  • Focus Question: 

             "What are the origins of the American democratic ideals?"

  • Book Assignment: Choose 3 of the 7

                             Page 32 #2 Explain #3 Summarize #4 Drawing Conclusions
                             Page 38 #5 Categorizing
                             Page 42 #5 Categorizing
                             Page 49 #21 Practicing Skills          

                                 - Must complete 2 Journal worksheets (2 articles)

1/30-

2/17

Unit Three:

Chapters:

     3, 4, & 5

2/17
  • Focus Question: 

             "What are the essential elements of the US Constitution?"

  • Book Assignment: Choose 4 of the 12

                   Page 59 #3 Explain
                   Page 87 #4 Evaluating Information #5 Summarizing
                   Page 93 #3 Evaluate
                   Page 95 #23 Analyzing Visuals
                   Page 101 #3 Identify
                   Page 107 #5 Organizing
                   Page 112 #2 Explain
                   Page 117 #20 Making Judgments
                   Page 124 #4 Drawing Conclusions #5 Making Comparisons
                   Page 133 #19 Evaluating Information            

 

Unit Four:

Chapters:

     6,7, & 8 

 
  • Focus Question: 

             "What are the functions of the institutions of government?"

  • Book Assignment:

               Page 144 #3 Explain

               Page 145 Practicing the Skill (3 questions)

               Page 156 Debating the Issue, #1 and #2

               Page 160 Evaluating Charts

               Page 163 #20 Categorizing Information

               Page 174 #4 Drawing Conclusions #5 Organizing Information

               Page 178 #5 Organizing Information

               Page 187 #20 Cause and Effect

               Page 195 #2 List #5 Organizing Information

               Page 199 #4 Making Judgments

               Page 204 #5 Organizing Information

 

Unit Five:

Chapters:

      9,10, & 11

 
  • Focus Question:"What institutions link citizens to their government?"
  • Book Assignment: (3 of 11)

          Page 222 #2 Contrast

                        #5 Making Comparisons

         Page 230 #4 Drawing Conclusions

                        #5 Organizing Information

         Page 231 Practicing the Skill (4 questions)

         Page 240 #5 Sequencing Information

         Page 245 Issues to Debate (3 questions)

         Page 263 Analyzing the Court Decision

         Page 268 #4 Drawing Conclusions

         Page 275 #4 Making Comparisons

                        #5 Summarizing Information

 

       

 

 

 

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