A.P. American Government Lesson Plan - Klein Oak High School
Dates Monday, October 26 - Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Topic Congress
Objectives Students shall be able to
  1. Explain the differences between a congress and a parliament and delineate the role that the Framers expected the United States Congress to play.

  2. Pinpoint the significant eras in the evolution of Congress.

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

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

  5. Describe the formal process by which a bill becomes a law.

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

Activities Lecture/Discussion: Congress
View the PowerPoint (ppt or html) or the class notes sheet (Word or PDF).
Assessment Monitor and adjust to check understanding.
Assignments Complete Congress Crossword for Wednesday.