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2013-2014 UMU Lesson Plan Template Name: Abigale Benninghoff Date: February, 25, 2014 Grade Level: 11 &12

grade Class Period: 6 Subject: Academic Government Lesson # & Title: Federalism Big Idea/Lesson Focus: Federalism Essential Question: How does federalism apply to Medical Marijuana? Context for Learning: See Context for Learning Function of the Lesson: Introduce New Skill or Content Practice Review Remediation

Content Standards: http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Academic-Content-Standards/Social-Studies/HSSocial-Studies-Standards-UpdatedNovember-2012.pdf.aspx Topic: Structure and Functions of the Federal Government Three branches compose the basic structure of the federal government. Public policy is created through the making of laws, the execution of the laws and the adjudication of disputes under the laws. Content Statements: 14. Law and public policy are created and implemented by three branches of government; each functions with its own set of powers and responsibilities. 15. The political process creates a dynamic interaction among the three branches of government in addressing current issues. Public Policy is created through the making of laws, the execution of the laws and the adjudication of disputes under the laws.
.Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to identify ten out of fourteen steps in which the government takes to create a new law. Students will be able to create a symbol that represents each step of the law making process.

Academic Language: Enumerated powers, Reserved powers, Concurrent powers, federalism, marble cake federalism, layered cake federalism

Instructional materials and support Federalism notes Federalism and Medical Marijuana handout Projector 60 minutes video clip

Prior Knowledge Students have covered in their notes federalism and have also outlined the medical marijuana information in their handout.

Assessments: Assessment during the lesson: o Students will be answering questions and doing an activity in cooperative learning groups that can be found in their Medical Marijuana Handout Strategy and Learning Tasks Introduction: Review what the students had outlined on Friday

Presentation/Explicit Instruction: Students will watch a 60 minutes video clip about Medical Marijuana and how it ties to federalism.

Independent Practice Students will get into cooperative learning groups and complete the questions on the handout

Students with special needs/apathetic Baseline: Students can describe the issue. Average: Students can describe the issue and explain how the concept of federalism is evident in the issue. Top: Students can describe the issue and explain how the concept of federalism is evident in the issue as well as explain the position they would take on the issue.