Type:

Assessment, Readings/Excerpts, Curriculum, Lesson Plan, Photograph, Unit

Description:

A comprehensive unit on the executive branch from the Georgia Virtual Learning program.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Government
  • Social Studies > United States Government

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Executive Branch Constitution Federal Government Electoral College

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.2: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.10: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11—CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.11-12.2a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Introduce a topic and organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.11-12.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

D2.Civ.1.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe roles and responsibilities of people in authority.

D2.Civ.2.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

D2.Civ.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how the U.S. Constitution establishes a system of government that has powers, responsibilities, and limits that have changed over time and that are still contested.
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