Civics Notes and downloadable worksheets

Unit 1- "We the People":  A Government of the Citizens
unit-1-publisher.pdf - complete notes for Unit 1
Unit-1.pdf -  Power point for Unit 1




Unit 2: The Supreme Law of the Land
unit-2-publisher-notes.pdf :  complete notes for Unit 2
Unit-2-powerpoint-2013.pdf :  Power Point for Unit 2
exercising-the-goals-of-the-preamble-2014.pdf :  Tell which goal of the preamble is met with each question
modern-preamble-2013.pdf :  Rewrite the preamble in a way that a modern audience could easilly understand
Preamble-booklet.pdf :  compile the goals of the preamble in a booklet
Seperation-of-Powers-and-Federalism-flip-2014.pdf :  Duel flipbook on Seperation of Powers/Federalism
Unit-2-checks-and-balances-in-action.pdf  :  chart that shows checks and balances in action
OUTLINING-THE-CONSTITUTION.pdf :  pair up with a partner and outline the Constitution
Unit-2-Amendment-Poster-Explanation-2014.pdf :  extra credit activity where you explain an amendment
Unit-2-open-notes-quiz-and-review-worksheet.pdf :  open notes quiz and review for Unit 2
Unit-2-Study-Guide.pdf :  Study Guide for Unit 2-students who complete may use for 15 minutes during test





Unit 3: The Legislative Branch- The Lawmakers
unit-3-legislative-branch-pub-notes.pdf  :  Complete notes for Unit 3
Unit-3-leislative-branch-pp2013.pdf :  Power Point for Unit 3
law-writing-prompt.pdf :  writing prompt for Unit 3
Unit-3-expressed-and-implied-powers-worksheet.pdf : Worksheet explaining the differences between the powers of the LB
Unit-3-Senate-and-House-of-Representatives-Flip-chart-revised.pdf :  Flipbook about all things Congress
Venn-Diagram-terms.pdf :  Terms for the Unit 3 venn diagram
house-and-senate-venn-template.pdf  Template for the above venn diagram
How-a-Bill-Becomes-a-Law--Poster.pdf :  Students are to rearrange the steps and complete a poster
Unit-3-Power-Point-Project.pdf :  PP student project where the students cover all things LB
Unit-3-Open-Notes-Quiz-2014.pdf
intersetgrouphandout2013.pdf   :  notes on interest groups
Unit-3-interest-groups-activity-2014.pdf :  activity where the students will research 
                                                                               different interest groups



Unit 4:  The Executive Branch-  The Glorious Burden
Unit-4-executive-branch-master-notes-publisher.pdf :  Complete notes for Unit 4
Unit-4-The-Executive-Branch-2014-PP.pdf  Power Point for Unit 4
If-I-were-President-paper.pdf : writing prompt for the unit
White-House-behind-closed-doors-student-worksheet.pdf :  Inside the White House-History Channel 
Unit-4-EB-intro-with-guided-reading.pdf
executive-branch-acrostic.pdf  Unit 4 acrostic using the note packet.  Must be complete sentences!
Airforce-1-student-sheet.pdf :  Inside Air Force One worksheet 
The-Executive-Branch-Foldable-2014.pdf :  Foldable that covers the basics of the branch 
Executive-Branch-Discussion-Web.pdf
Unit-4-EB-window-pane-Presidental-roles.pdf
Presidential-Scenarios.pdf
Agencies-web-search-web-activity-revised.pdf :  Web activity where the students research the EB cabinet 


Unit 5:  The Judicial Branch- Analyzing the Consitution
The-Judicial-Branch-current-version.pdf :  (unavailable at this time..email me for link)
Powers-and-Jurisdiction-Foldable.pdf :  flipbook for the intro to the Judicial Branch 
JB-basic-info-quiz.pdf 
Federal-Court-Systems-Flip-Chart-2014.pdf
Federal-court-systems-worksheet--instead-of-flip.pdf
Court-scenerio-worksheet.pdf :  students will have to decipher which scenario is a state of federal issue
Virginia-Court-System-student-sheet-2.pdf  sheet 1 is the template and sheet 2 has the terms that needed to be sorted
Virginia-Court-System-student-sheet.pdf
Federal-Court-v-state-court-comparison-notes.pdf This is a side by side comparison of Federal/State courts
Civil-and-Criminal-Chart-2015.pdf
Civil-or-Criminal.pdf  These two worksheets allow the student to differentiate Civil and Criminal Cases
booklet-procedures-for-a-criminal-case-brochure.pdf This is a two day quiz where the students will take the role of the accused.  They will walk their case through the judicial system
Unit-5-open-notes-quiz-2015-1.pdf
Unit-5-open-notes-quiz-2015-2.pdf
Unit-5-open-notes-quiz-2015-3.pdf  Unit 5 open notes quiz in 3 pages.  All 3 must be downloaded
Judicial-branch-jeopardy2.ppt    Single and double jeopardy to help the students review for the Unit 5 test
Judicial-Branch-Jeopardy-1.ppt
JB-jeopardy-student-sheet.docx Use this sheet to keep track of your jeopardy points

Unit 6: People and Politics- Using our Voice
People-and-Politics-publisher-notes.pdf :  Complete notes for Unit 6
Review--New-Voter-Pamphlet-2014.pdf Students will create a new voter ad to familiarize them with voting rights
Unit-6-Vocabulary-PP-blank.pdf
Unit-6-Homework-1-voting.pdf  Worksheet #1 that goes with the Unit 6 notes packet 
Unit-6-people-and-politics.ppt Complete power point for Unit 6 People and Politics 
Unit-6-Homework-2-political-parties.pdf Worksheet #2 that goes with the Unit 6 notes packet 
unit-6-homework-3-media-and-propaganda.pdf Worksheet #3 that goes with Unit 6 notes packet
Electoral-college-activity.pdf :  Students will flip a coin 50x to see which student wins the EC
Electoral-College-map-Questions.pdf :  student questions that go with the  EC map activity 
Electoral-college-map-template.pdf :  Template for the student the use.  This goes with EC activity 
Electoral-College-Scenarios.pdf :  Students will use their knowledge of the EC to answer these scenarios.
unit-6-homework-3-media-and-propaganda.pdf :  Worksheet to go along with media and propaganda

Unit 7A:  Economics 1
Economics-publisher-notes.pdf :  Complete notes for Unit 7A
UNIT-POWER-POINT-7A-Economics.pdf :  Power Point for 7A
Business-Plan-Project-student-copy.pdf :  Business venture project.  Due at the end of the unit 
Unit-7a-Notepacket-companion.pdf :  This goes along with the 7A notes packet
Unit-7a-Economics--vocabulary.pdf :  Powerpoint that goes over the units vocabulary words
Unit-6-Vocabulary-PP-blank.pdf :  blank sheet for the students to fill out
scarcity-core-plus.pdf :  core plus scarcity reading 
circular-flow-student-examples2015.pdf student copy of the Circular flow worksheet
Circular-Flow-Worksheet.pdf :  student worksheet for circular flow
Wants-v.-needs-worksheet.pdf worksheet that compares want v. need
want-v.-need-paper-2015.pdf :  paper along the castaway theme
Unit-7a-review-poster.pdf :  review poster completed by a group
factors-of-production-student-examples-2015.pdf to go with the Tabasco video
Ribs-study-guide-econ1.pdf :  Review for the 7A test


Unit 7B:  Economics 2
econ-7b-publisher-notes.pub :  Complete notes for 7A
Economics-7b-revised.pdf :  Power Point for 7b
create-a-map.pdf :  City planning that focuses on resources, production and scarcity
banks-flipbook-2015.pdf flip to go along with the banking notes
Banks-and-Banking-and-saving-Questions-2015.pdf goes along with the Government and the economy worksheet
Role-of-the-government-window-pane-2015.pdf activity where the student will look into the role of the govt
Global-economy-and-government-regulation-2015.pdf -powerpoint on these economic concepts 
7b-TESTREVIEW.pdf PP that I give right before the test.  Some of the questions are not "objectives" anymore, but I kept                                            them in nonetheless. 

Unit 8 State and Local Government 
Power-point-notes-2013-key.pdf completed notes packet for the unit 
Unit-8-vocab-pp.pdf Vocab power point on key terms from the unit
State-and-Local-Ppt.-2014.pdf Complete power point for the Unit 8
Unit-8-Identify-It.pdf Students will choose between federal, state, city, town or county
Virginia-State-Government-diagram-2013.pdf the anti-foldable
Virginia-State-Government-diagram-2014-student-template.pdf student sheet for the anti-foldable
Levels-of-Government-sorting-activity.pdf part 2 of the sorting exercise
Levels-of-government-student-sheet.pdf student template