Pō’alima, 28 ‘Aukake 15

branches
The Constitution

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Analyzing The Constitution:  Analyzing a Bill
—Select a bill that has recently been passed either at the local, state or federal level.
—Discuss and analyze the process the bill went through.
—Create a flow chart to showcase its process.
—If the bill was passed and signed into law, how does it benefit Maui, Hawai’i or America?
—If the bill wasnʻt passed or was vetoed, what were the problems with the bill.
—Flow charts will be shared.

 

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Pō’ahā, 27 ‘Aukake 15

branches
The Constitution

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Analyzing The Constitution:
—Finish reading pp. 90-96
—Create a Google Slides presentation focusing on the following:
1)  How many articles make up the Constitution?
2)  What does each of the articles address and why is it important?
3)  Name the three branches of government and explain their responsibilities.
4)  How many amendments are included in the Constitution?  What is the process if they want it changed?
5)  The first 10 amendments are know as ___________________.
6)  All of the amendments are important but which one addresses slavery and the right to vote for women?

Homework: Finish presentation-due tomorrow; Current events worksheet_4 due tomorrow- topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’akolu, 26 ‘Aukake 15

branches
The Constitution

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Ratification Interpretation:  Share drawings

The Constitution Vocabulary Assignment:
—Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regards to the Constitution:  grant, responsive, enumerated powers, reserved powers, concurrent powers, impeach, bill, cabinet, judicial review, due process

Analyzing The Constitution:
—Read & discuss pp. 87-96

Homework: Current events worksheet_4 due Friday 08/28/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’alua, 25 ‘Aukake 15

Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  Ratification

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

Statehood iMovie:  Share

Vocabulary: Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regards to the Constitution:  framework, specific, Bill of Rights

Ratification Discussion
—Go over ratification and the process the new constitution went through

Ratification Interpretation:
—Select one event/issue that your reading focused on
—Create a drawing that shows your interpretation of the event/issue that you selected on a 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper
—On the back, construct a 1 paragraph (at least 5 sentences) description of your drawing
—All drawings need to be colored
—All drawings will need to be finished for homework
—All interpretations will be shared in class tomorrow

Homework:  Finish Ratification Interpretation Assignment-due tomorrow; Current events worksheet_4 due Friday 08/28/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’akahi, 24 ‘Aukake 15

us-hi3Statehood:  Hawai’i, 56 Years

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: How did statehood affect Hawai’i as a whole?

Objectives:
—know the pros and cons of becoming a state.
—know what territories gain by becoming a state.
—analyze the changes states go through as a result of statehood.

Standards:
…Culture (#ʻs 1, 4 9)
…Time, Continuity, and Change (#8)
…People, Places, and Environment (#7
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#ʻs 4,8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#3)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#1)

Statehood:  Hawai’i, 56 Years
—Finish iMovie
—iMovie due on today into Google Classroom by 11:59pm!

Homework: Current events worksheet_4 due Friday 08/28/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’alima, 21 ‘Aukake 15

us-hi3Statehood:  Hawai’i, 56 Years

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: How did statehood affect Hawai’i as a whole?

Objectives:
—know the pros and cons of becoming a state.
—know what territories gain by becoming a state.
—analyze the changes states go through as a result of statehood.

Standards:
…Culture (#ʻs 1, 4 9)
…Time, Continuity, and Change (#8)
…People, Places, and Environment (#7
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#ʻs 4,8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#3)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#1)

Student Led Discussion:  Evaluate

Statehood:  Hawai’i, 56 Years
—Go over Statehood handout
—Think/Pair/Share
—Work on iMovie
—iMovie due on Monday 08/24/15 into Google Classroom by 11:59pm!

Homework:  Work on Statehood iMovie-due Monday 08/24/15 by 11:59pm!

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Pō’ahā, 20 ‘Aukake 15

Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  A New Constitution

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

A New Constitution Discussion:  Students led discussion with questions from reading.

Homework:  Read Chapter 3 Lesson 3; Current Event Worksheet_3 due tomorrow 08/21/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’akolu, 19 ‘Aukake 15

Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  A New Constitution

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

T-Chart:  Sharing

Vocabulary: Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regards to the Constitution:  popular sovereignty, federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, veto, amendment

A New Constitution Discussion:  Students led discussion with questions from reading

Assessment:  Complete assessment on p. 80 #ʻs 1-5

Homework:  Finish assessment-due tomorrow in Google Classroom; Review Chapter 3 Lesson 2; Current Event Worksheet_3 due Friday 08/21/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’alua, 18 ‘Aukake 15

Stock Photo of the Consitution of the United States and Feather QuillCreating a Constitution:  The Confederation

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Essential Question: What gives government authority?

Objectives:
—know the challenges faced by the Articles of Confederation government.
—know how the Constitutional Convention created a new federal form of limited government.
—know the opposing sides in the constitutional ratification debates.
—identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.
—analyze the challenges and compromises around the creation of the Constitution.

Standards:
…Culture (#4)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#8)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#ʻs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#4)

The American Revolution Rubric & Reflection:  Please complete in Google Classroom.

Vocabulary: Please define each word listed and explain its importance with regards to the Constitution.
1)  explicit
2)  occupy
3)  duty
4)  recession

Reading:  Chapter 3 Lesson 1 pp. 72-75

Complete Discussion Questions:
1)  What was one difference between the U.S government under the Articles and the U.S. government today?
2)  Do you think the Articles provided a strong foundation for government?  Why or why not?
3)  How did the limits on the powers of Congress weaken the nation?

T-Chart Comparison:
1)  Create a T-Chart
2)  Compare the Articles of Confederation with the Constitution

Confederation Currency:
1)  Complete Confederation Currency handout

Homework:  Finish Confederation Currency handout – due tomorrowRead Chapter 3 Lesson 2 for tomorrow; Current Event Worksheet_3 due Friday 08/21/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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Pō’akahi, 17 ‘Aukake 15

writeonThe American Revolution Persuasive Essay

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

American Revolution Essay Assessment:
1)  Essay work time
2)  All essayʻs are due into Google Classroom today 08/17/15 by 11:59 pm!

Homework:  American Revolution Persuasive Essay due today 08/17/15 into Google Classroom by 11:59 pm!; Signed progress reports due tomorrow; Current Event Worksheet_3 due Friday 08/21/15 – topics to include government, laws, bills, rights, or freedoms.

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