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Democratic Values-How A bill becomes a law

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Michigan Curriculum Framework 

 

 

Standard III.2 Ideals of American Democracy

 

 

 

Core democratic values are expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other foundational documents of the United States. All laws are based on these values.

What are the Core Democratic Values?

 

Open and print off the following worksheet to take notes in

 

democratic value note sheet.doc

Read these over first and as you learn more you can fill in the areas given.

 

How a Bill becomes a Law

 

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School House Rock

 

 

 

 

Step 1: Watch the Videos

The following website has a vollection of videos that explains and gives example of each core democratic value

 

Go to the website http://americanepic.org/coredemocraticvalues.html#Anchor-You-49575 and Watch You be the Judge

 

Step 2:

 

Check out the following websites:

 

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/index.html Ben's guide to the US Government

 

http://www.senate.gov/~levin/ A US Senito Carl Levin's Web Site

 

 

 http://www.imschools.org/NextDay/CDV.htm

 

http://www.misd.net/Socialstudies/coredemvalues.htm

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Take Notes -don't forget to use the sheet!

Sketchbook Page 2

 

Download and print a copy from below

 

 

democratic value note sheet.doc

 

Step4: Pick one of the Core Values and create a storyboard based on what you learned.

You can create a storyboard on-line at Toondoo or you can write and draw your own using the storyboard form below

 

 

Storyboard.doc 

 

 

 

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