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  1. Supreme Court Civics 2014

  2. TSWBAT explain the purpose of the supreme court; analyze a court case together; analyze a court case with a partner Date: Wednesday April 30 Warm up: write your answer to these questions in your notes: What is the job of the supreme court? What are important court cases that have been decided by the Supreme Court? Activity: Supreme Court case activity introduced

  3. Supreme Court : • The Court consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. • Once appointed, justices have life tenure unless they resign, retire, take senior status, or are removed after impeachment (though none has ever been removed). • the Supreme Court is the final interpreter of federal constitutional law

  4. Supreme Court • CNN: Inside the Supreme Court • Questions to answer: • 1) Describe the look of the Supreme court/ design of the court • 2) Why do you believe there are few images inside the Supreme Court? • 3) What are some of the “traditions” and WHY would they keep these traditions?

  5. TSWBAT explain the purpose of the supreme court; analyze a court case together; analyze a court case with a partner Date: Thursday May 1 Warm up: Supreme Court Case Activity- summarize Activity: Supreme Court Case Activity, day 1 and begin day 2!

  6. Supreme Court Case Activity! • Groups selected at random! • Write your name on a small sheet of paper • Pick a person! 3 to a group! • Begin day one activity (we will discuss)

  7. Closure • Each group will explain a brief summary of their Court Case!

  8. TSWBAT explain the purpose of the supreme court; analyze a court case together; analyze a court case with a partner Date: Monday May 5 Warm up: Supreme Court Case Activity- summarize Activity: Supreme Court Case Activity, day 2!

  9. TSWBAT explain the purpose of the supreme court; analyze a court case together; analyze a court case with a partner Date: Tuesday May 6 Warm up: Supreme Court Case Activity- summarize Activity: Supreme Court Case Activity, day 3!

  10. TSWBAT formulate their own ideas on the 4th Amendment today and the supreme courts stance ; create own stance on current controversial issues in America Date: Wednesday May 7 Warm up: Supreme Court reading and questions Activity: controversial issues in America worksheet- discuss in small groups

  11. TSWBAT recognize PA for its heritage in business and people Date: Thursday, May 8 Warm up:drawing activity with directions Activity: Group activity– make a lsit of PA based companies and famous People from PA.

  12. Friday OFF!

  13. Pittsburgh Cares: Volunteering • http://www.pittsburghcares.org/?gclid=CKz7pK6C8r0CFYdFMgod4xIAEA