A.P. American Government Lesson Plan - Klein Oak High School
Dates Monday, November 9 - Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Topic The Presidency
Objectives Students shall be able to
  1. Explain the differences between the positions of president and prime minister
    and discuss the approach taken by the Founders in regard to executive power.

  2. Sketch the evolution of the presidency from 1789 to the present.

  3. List and describe the various offices that make up the office of the president.

  4. Review discussions of presidential character, and how these relate to the
    achievements in office of various presidents.

  5. Enumerate and discuss the various facets—formal and informal—of
    presidential power.

Activities Lecture/Discussion: The Presidency.
Click for the PowerPoint presentation (PowerPoint or HTML). Click for notes sheet (Word or PDF).
Assessment Monitor and adjust to check understanding. Collect and grade chapter 12 assignment.
Assignments The crossword puzzle on The Presidency is due in class on Wednesday.