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PT3 PRESENTATION

UNIT OF PRACTICE: CONSTITUTION

By Gil Gorospe
W.T. Eich Intermediate School
Roseville, CA.
http://gorospeg.tripod.com

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Questions:

1. What is the purpose of government?

2. How does the government affect our lives?

 

Framework for 8th grade:

Standard 8.2: To analyze the powers of government

Time Required:
The entire unit is five weeks, but the technology portion takes two weeks.

 

Three technology lessons:

1. Powerpoint presentation on the three branches of government.

2. Simulation of the House of Representatives.
Students will use Gorospe's web site: http://gorospeg.tripod.com

3. Online Constitution Test with http://www.funbrain.com

 

Results:

1. The quality of the research and oral presentations were phenomenal.

2. The test scores were the highest ever.