A.P. American Government Lesson Plan - Klein Oak High School
Dates Friday, October 23, 2009
Topic Congress
Objectives Students shall be able to
  1. Pinpoint the significant eras in the evolution of Congress.

  2. Describe the characteristics of members of Congress and outline the process for electing members of Congress.

  3. Identify the functions that party affiliation plays in the organization of Congress.

  4. Identify the factors that help to explain why a member of Congress votes as he or she does.

Activities Video: The Congress
Assessment Monitor and adjust to check understanding.


Assignments Preview the Legislation Research Project. Read chapter 11 in the Wilson text and complete the class preparation vocabulary exercise (Word or PDF).