2 Bell Ringer MondayWhat are the 3 branches of government and who is the head of each?
3 Bell 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?
4 Learning Target 1I can identify the 3 branches of government and describe their functions.SS
5 House of Representatives Legislative BranchSenateHouse of Representatives6 year term – unlimited #Represent the entire state2 year term – unlimited #Represent congressional districts
6 Legislative Branch Function Make lawsApprove presidential appointmentsImpeach federal officialsDeclare warApproves treaties
7 3 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
9 Bell Ringer WednesdayWhat are at least two functions of the legislative branch?
10 Learning Target 1I can identify the 3 branches of government and describe their functions.SS
11 Executive Branch Executes (enforces) the law President 4 year terms – 2 maxCabinetAdvisors to the President
12 Executive Branch Function Enforce the lawsVetoes billsExecutive OrdersPardons criminalsCommands armed forcesConducts foreign policyMakes treatiesAppoints Cabinet and Supreme Court
13 Judicial Branch Make-up Function Interprets the Law Supreme Court 9 justices totalLife TermsDeclare laws unconstitutionalDeclare executive orders unconstitutional
14 When you finish… How can each branch limit the power of the other 2? LegislativeExecutiveJudicial
15 Bell Ringer ThursdayDescribe 2 functions of the president.
16 Learning Target 2I can analyze the system of checks and balances so that one branch does not become too powerful.SS
17 Checks 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.
27 Bell Ringer TuesdayWrite 2 things that you heard in the song that you remembered from class.Who’s got the power?
28 Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
29 1st Amendment Freedom of Speech Freedom of the Press Freedom of ReligionSeparation of Church and StateFreedom of AssemblyFreedom of Petition
30 Describe 2 of the 1st Amendment rights you use often. Bell Ringer WednesdayDescribe 2 of the 1st Amendment rights you use often.
31 Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
32 Protection 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
33 Bell Ringer ThursdayDescribe 2: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Amendments.
34 Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
35 5TH 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
36 Bell Ringer FridayDescribe 2 Amendments guaranteed in the 5th Amendment.
37 Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
38 6th-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
39 9th-10th Amendments9th Amendment – Not all rights are included in the Constitution10th Amendment – powers not given to the national government, are given to the states
40 Bell Ringer MondayHow does the Constitution protect the rights of the accused?
41 Learning Target 3I can explain how the Bill of Rights guaranteed rights for all citizens.SS
42 Bill 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.
43 Bell Ringer TuesdayWhat are some things that US citizens should or have to do?
44 Learning target 4I can differentiate between the duties and responsibilities of being a citizen.SS
45 Duties of citizenship Obeying the laws Paying taxes Register for selective serviceJury duty
46 Responsibilities of citizens VoteCommunity ServiceWork in an electionMilitary Service
47 Bell Ringer Wednesday Directions: Draw and Complete the Table below. RoleMeetHeadTerm LengthFunction/JobLegislativeExecutiveJudicial
48 Test Level 0 Circle Form Cover Sheet Book as barrier Break DetentionRetake Test Circle FormCover SheetBook as barrierRead Chap 6 Sections 1&2Pgs