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In this Unit, we will be learning about the legislative system. In Lesson 1, we will be focusing on the parts of the Legislative branch (Congress has two parts: Senate and House of Representatives) and the leadership in this parts and the committee system. In Lesson 2, we will be learning about the powers of Congress (expressed and implied). In Lesson 3, we will be learning about how Congress works and such things as the qualifications needed to be in Congress, and what Congress actually does. In Lesson 4, we will be learning about the process of how a bill becomes a law.
Student Learning Objectives: Students will learn...
That Congress is the lawmaking branch of the federal government.
That Congress’s expressed and implied powers are set by the Constitution.
The qualifications for becoming a member of Congress.
That very little legislation brought before Congress becomes law
Next *Tentative*Test/Quiz/Assignment Dates:
12/1-7.1-7.2 Take Home Quiz-due 12/2
12/8-Unit Test, Vocabulary and Bell Ringer packet due