Unit 6, Lesson 2 Political Parties. Essential Questions: What can I do to impact my government and community? Learning Target: IWBAT identify America’s current political parties and illustrate their ideas about government.
Unit 6, Lesson 2Political Parties • Essential Questions: What can I do to impact my government and community? • Learning Target: IWBAT identify America’s current political parties and illustrate their ideas about government. • Formative Assessment(s): Choose the political party you most agree with and make a flowchart. Flowchart should go from political party to the aspect you most agree with to why you most agree with that aspect. Homework: Vocabulary • Daily Rubric: 4 – I fully understand the learning target and I am ready to move on • 3 – I feel like I have a good understanding of the learning target but I need to cover it a little more • 2 – I feel kind of lost on the learning target and I need a lot of review before I can move on • 1 – I am completely lost and feel like I need to completely cover this learning target over
Flashback • (3.13) The US Constitution outlines rights in the Bill of Rights. Where can an outline of individual rights be found in the Florida Constitution? a. Article II b. Declaration of Rights c. Preamble d. Article IV
Preview Political Parties on Jobs Compare these two texts from the Republican and Democrat Parties about Jobs. How do Republicans plan to increase jobs in the US? How do Democrats plan to increase jobs in the US?
Vocabulary • Political party: • Nominate: • Candidate: • Political spectrum: • Two-party system: • Multi-party system: • Coalition: • One-party system: • Third parties:
Vocabulary • Political party: an organization of citizens who have similar views on issues and who work to put their ideas into effect through government action • Nominate: to select candidates to run for public office • Candidate: a person who runs for election to public office • Political spectrum: the differences in political views held by different political parties • Two-party system: a political system with two strong political parties • Multi-party system: a political system in which many political parties play a role in government • Coalition: an agreement between two or more political parties to work together to run a government • One-party system: political system in which a single political party controls the government, and all other parties are banned • Third parties: minor political parties in a 2-party system
Activity • Democrat/Republican worksheet • Make a chart like the one below: • As we read through the issues, add a tally to the party that you agree with most. When we are done, we will see which political party you belong in!
Formative Assessment Choose the political party you most agree with and make a flowchart. Flowchart should go from political party to the aspect you most agree with to why you most agree with that aspect.