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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
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
1. The quality of the research and oral presentations were phenomenal.
2. The test scores were the highest ever.