Unit 1: Identity (Proud to be an American)


Intro to Unit 1



Citizenship








Intro to Government



Review







Unit 2: Change & Continuity (Legos of America)


Intro to Unit 2





Enlightenment Thinkers: Early Foundations of American Government




"Join or Die" Political Cartoon Analysis




The Declaration of Independence



Declaration of Independence - "Too Late to Apologize A Declaration"


Reasons for the American Revolution - A Cartoon Review (School House Rock "No More King")





The Articles of Confederation





Intro to the U.S. Constitution



BOR Introduction - Bill of Rights Rap




Review





Unit 3: Balance (We the People)


U.S. Constitution Principles & Preamble

School House Rock - The Preamble




The Articles of the U.S. Constitution









Constitutional Amendments







Federalism




Comparing U.S. Constitution to N.C. Constitution




Review




Additional Review






Unit 4: Power (Three Ring Circus)


Intro to Unit 4



School House Rock - Three Ring Circus (3 Branches of Government)


Local Government



Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Cases





Review





Unit 5: Ideology (Ante Up)


Intro to Unit 5



School House Rock - The Electoral College


Political Parties / Ideologies



Election Process





Review





Unit 6: Rule of Law (Law and Order)


Mock Trial Project





How a Bill Becomes Law - A Cartoon Review (School House Rock "I'm Just a Bill")



Unit 7: Scarcity (Decisions, Decisions)




Unit 8: Interdependence (Money Makes the World go 'Round)




Unit 9: Resources (Who Wants to be a Millionaire)