Presentation on theme: "Tuesday September 10, 2013 Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their knowledge of the Constitution by completing the “Constitutional Power Grab” Game Drill: Why."— Presentation transcript:
Tuesday September 10, 2013 Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their knowledge of the Constitution by completing the “Constitutional Power Grab” Game Drill: Why is the Constitution set up the way it is (split up into articles, sections, the order etc.)? Would a different order have been better or no? Homework: Read Bill of Rights and all Amendments, Wilson page 43 Choose FIVE Amendments, look at the year they were passed and explain what was going on at the time that these changes were needed.
The Game Divide into three groups (I will do this) get your copy of the constitution out, as well as your outline. Each round will have three parts, Executive, Legislative, Judicial. For each branch a scenario will be read, and one of the branches will be trying to “grab” power. The other two branches (teams have 2 minutes to find the proof in the documents why that grab is unconstitutional
Scoring When checked correctly, that branch receives ten points If no one defends the power grab that branch gets five points.