2Bell Ringer MondayWhat are the 3 branches of government and who is the head of each?
3Bell Ringer (Answers only today) What side should you walk on in the hall?What format are Mrs. Bloomfield’s Bell Ringers normally?How many restroom/nurse passes do you get each 9 weeks?Write rule #4 in your own words.What materials do you need to bring to class with you each day?If you have a question or need help in class, what should you do?What constitutes a tardy in Mrs. Bloomfield’s class?Write rule #5 in your own words.When is the 4th payment for the DC trip due?
4Learning Target 1I can identify the 3 branches of government and describe their functions.SS
5House of Representatives Legislative BranchSenateHouse of Representatives6 year term – unlimited #Represent the entire state2 year term – unlimited #Represent congressional districts
6Legislative Branch Function Make lawsApprove presidential appointmentsImpeach federal officialsDeclare warApproves treaties
73 Branches of Government Tree Materialsdirections1 piece of green paper½ piece of brownScissorsGlueMarkerCut out a trunkCut out 3 green branchesLabel each branchList 6-7 things you know about each branch
9Bell Ringer WednesdayWhat are at least two functions of the legislative branch?
10Learning Target 1I can identify the 3 branches of government and describe their functions.SS
11Executive Branch Executes (enforces) the law President 4 year terms – 2 maxCabinetAdvisors to the President
12Executive Branch Function Enforce the lawsVetoes billsExecutive OrdersPardons criminalsCommands armed forcesConducts foreign policyMakes treatiesAppoints Cabinet and Supreme Court
13Judicial Branch Make-up Function Interprets the Law Supreme Court 9 justices totalLife TermsDeclare laws unconstitutionalDeclare executive orders unconstitutional
14When you finish… How can each branch limit the power of the other 2? LegislativeExecutiveJudicial
15Bell Ringer ThursdayDescribe 2 functions of the president.
16Learning Target 2I can analyze the system of checks and balances so that one branch does not become too powerful.SS
17Checks and BalancesDirections: Use red, green, and blue coloring pencils to complete the graphic organizer. Determine how each branch has the ability to check or limit the power of the others. Use your notes 1st! Afterward, please use your textbook on page 184.
27Bell Ringer TuesdayWrite 2 things that you heard in the song that you remembered from class.Who’s got the power?
28Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
291st Amendment Freedom of Speech Freedom of the Press Freedom of ReligionSeparation of Church and StateFreedom of AssemblyFreedom of Petition
30Describe 2 of the 1st Amendment rights you use often. Bell Ringer WednesdayDescribe 2 of the 1st Amendment rights you use often.
31Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
32Protection Against Govt. Abuse of Power 2nd AmendmentRight to Bear Arms3rd AmendmentPrevents quartering soldiers4th AmendmentPrevents unreasonable search and seizurePolice must have a warrant to search home
33Bell Ringer ThursdayDescribe 2: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Amendments.
34Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
355TH amendment(5TH-8TH Due Process – government must treat people fairly)Miranda Warning – must be informed of rightsDouble Jeopardy – can’t be tried for the same crime twiceEminent Domain – government can take private property, for public use, for a fair priceGrand Jury – determine if there is enough evidence to take someone to trialPleading the 5th – right not to testify against oneself
36Bell Ringer FridayDescribe 2 Amendments guaranteed in the 5th Amendment.
37Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
386th-8th Amendments6th Amendment - right to a speedy, public, and fair trial by a jury7th Amendment – permits jury trial over money and property8th Amendment – prohibits cruel and unusual punishment
399th-10th Amendments9th Amendment – Not all rights are included in the Constitution10th Amendment – powers not given to the national government, are given to the states
40Bell Ringer MondayHow does the Constitution protect the rights of the accused?
41Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
42Bill of Rights SongIn your assigned group. Create a song about the Bill of Rights.Be sure to include at least 8 rights in your song.Write the rights on the whiteboard.Your group will read or sing your song at the end of the class.
43Bell Ringer TuesdayWhat are some things that US citizens should or have to do?
44Learning target 4I can differentiate between the duties and responsibilities of being a citizen.SS
45Duties of citizenship Obeying the laws Paying taxes Register for selective serviceJury duty
46Responsibilities of citizens VoteCommunity ServiceWork in an electionMilitary Service
47Bell Ringer Wednesday Directions: Draw and Complete the Table below. RoleMeetHeadTerm LengthFunction/JobLegislativeExecutiveJudicial
48Test Level 0 Circle Form Cover Sheet Book as barrier Break DetentionRetake Test Circle FormCover SheetBook as barrierRead Chap 6 Sections 1&2Pgs