The Legislative Branch – Congress- Lecture PowerPoint (Civics)
The Legislative Branch – Congress- Lecture PowerPoint (Civics)

This creative and engaging power point lecture reviews Article I of the U.S. Constitution as it relates to the Legislative Branch of government . Topics include: reasons for a Bicameral Congress, The House of Representatives and the Senate; Size, Election and Terms of Office, Qualifications, Reapportionment, Districts and Gerrymandering. Pictures, political cartoons, links to film clips and a wrap-up paragraph frame are included. Students will take notes on the creative Lecture Notes Template. (Time=55 minutes)

This purchase includes the following:
 23-slide power point presentation
 2-page CLOZE Fill-In Lecture Notes (Student Handout)
 Links to YouTube film clips

Objective: Students will be able to discuss the Legislative Branch of the United States Government by completing CLOZE notes and paragraph frames discussion.

CA Standard 12.4.1 Discuss Article I of the Constitution as it relates to the legislative branch, including eligibility for office and lengths of terms of representatives and senators; election to office; the roles of the House and Senate in impeachment proceedings; the role of the vice president; the enumerated legislative powers; and the process
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Created: Oct 3, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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