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Social Studies - 5th Grade
Standard 3 Objective 1
5 class periods of 30 minutes each
Social & Civic Responsibility
After completing several activities students will be able to explain how a bill becomes a law.
The constitution established principles that guides the government decision making ability providing the framework through which we can evaluate our nation's progress and suggest means for improvement.
The teacher needs to understand the Constitution and the process of passing laws in the United States Congress .
The students will need to understand that the Constitution serves as an umbrella for all of the laws that are passed in the United States.
The students will be able to describe the process of passing a law.
Pre/Post Lesson Assessment - The students will write a paragraph that describes the process of passing a law.
Schoolhouse Rocks - "I'm Just a Bill"