A.P. American Government Lesson Plan - Klein Oak High School
Dates Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Topic The Study of American Government
Objectives Students shall be able to
  1. identify aspects of political power
  2. describe various types of democratic government,
  3. explore sources of political power, and
  4. identify principles of the Declaration of Independence.
Activities Discussion of Wilson chapter one using the preparation material.

Introduce the Declaration of Independence. Discuss the historical context and the nature of this "lawyer's brief."
Assessment Monitor and adjust to assure understanding.
Assignments Read the Declaration of Independence (p. A1) for Wednesday and complete the corresponding crossword puzzle (Word or PDF). Read Wilson chapter two pages 16-27 and complete the reading preparation assignment for Friday. (Word or PDF)