DO-NOW• We will have a do-now after WSMS.
DO-NOW• Please work on your do-now quietly.
ANNOUNCEMENTS• 4-day weekend….for you…. • Any good plans?• Looking ahead • Next test on 11/15 • Review day/study guide cha...
REVIEW• What did we do yesterday? • What activities did we do? • What information did we learn?
STOP!...VIDEO TIME!• Before I outline what we are doing today, we are  going to watch a video clip that will transition us...
VIDEO CHATSL E T ’ S G O O V E R Y O U R A N S WE R S !
EXECUTIVE BRANCH &   UNIT PROJECTS  UNIT: STATE & LOCAL GOVT
TODAY’S AGENDA•   Do-Now•   Announcements + Review•   Video Intro•   State Executive Branch    • Notes    • Beaucoup de Ch...
NOTESTHE STATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                Hurry up• The executive branch         with your                      ...
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH• Qualifications to                        Be like me!! I’m  be gov’nor:           awesome!!          ...
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH• Powers of Virginia’s  executive branch  are defined in the  Constitution of  Virginia.• Jobs: 1. Enf...
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH• Cabinet Departments     • Chief of Staff                          • Secretary of Administration  hel...
ROLES OF GOVERNOR1. Chief of State  • Talks to other    governors, the federal    government, and foreign       3. Party C...
ROLES OF GOVERNOR4. Chief Administrator  •   Enforces the laws  •   Appoints cabinet members and various govt agencies  • ...
BEAUCOUP DE CHOIX!  MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
BEAUCOUP DE CHOIX!• Read the question, and select the best answer. • A= red card • B= blue card • C= green card
QUESTION #1• The powers of the governor are     a. expressed in the Bill of Rights     b. listed in the Constitution of   ...
QUESTION #2• Which of the following is NOT a role of the  governor?     a. Chief of State: ceremonial head     b. Party Ch...
QUESTION #3• When the Virginia Governor gives his State  of the Commonwealth Address he is –      a. appointing officials ...
SEB & ORIGAMI!I T ’ S G O I N G T O B E G R E A T … A N D Y O U R H W!
SEB & ORIGAMI• Directions: • You are going to make a *hat* out of paper. • On the hat, I want you to pick one of the roles...
SORTING HAT?!• Next Wednesday,  after you have  long forgotten  about civics, we  will do a sorting  hat activity with  th...
PROJECTO!STATE & LOCAL GOVT
PROJECT OVERVIEW• For this project, I will allow you to work with ONE  other person or by yourself.• You are going to be g...
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State executive branch

  1. 1. DO-NOW• We will have a do-now after WSMS.
  2. 2. DO-NOW• Please work on your do-now quietly.
  3. 3. ANNOUNCEMENTS• 4-day weekend….for you…. • Any good plans?• Looking ahead • Next test on 11/15 • Review day/study guide change
  4. 4. REVIEW• What did we do yesterday? • What activities did we do? • What information did we learn?
  5. 5. STOP!...VIDEO TIME!• Before I outline what we are doing today, we are going to watch a video clip that will transition us into today’s lesson.
  6. 6. VIDEO CHATSL E T ’ S G O O V E R Y O U R A N S WE R S !
  7. 7. EXECUTIVE BRANCH & UNIT PROJECTS UNIT: STATE & LOCAL GOVT
  8. 8. TODAY’S AGENDA• Do-Now• Announcements + Review• Video Intro• State Executive Branch • Notes • Beaucoup de Choix! • SEB & Origami!• Projecto!
  9. 9. NOTESTHE STATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  10. 10. THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH Hurry up• The executive branch with your notes, my is made up of arm’s 1. governor- head of VA tired!! govt 2. lieutenant governor- second in command of VA govt 3. attorney general- the lawyer for the state of VA 4. Cabinet- the governor’s advisors
  11. 11. THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH• Qualifications to Be like me!! I’m be gov’nor: awesome!! You’ll just have 1) At least 30 years to wait a few old decades… 2) Resident of VA for 5 years 3) Registered VA voter for 5 years
  12. 12. THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH• Powers of Virginia’s executive branch are defined in the Constitution of Virginia.• Jobs: 1. Enforce the laws 2. Play a key role in the policymaking process.
  13. 13. THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH• Cabinet Departments • Chief of Staff • Secretary of Administration help to do the • Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry following: • Secretary of Commerce and Trade 1. Administer the laws • Secretary of the Commonwealth • Secretary of Education 2. Enforce the laws • Secretary of Finance 3. Regulate aspects of • Secretary of Health and Human business and the Resources economy • Secretary of Natural Resources Secretary of Public Safety 4. Provide services • Secretary of Technology Secretary of Transportation • Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
  14. 14. ROLES OF GOVERNOR1. Chief of State • Talks to other governors, the federal government, and foreign 3. Party Chief leaders • Leads the political • Receives leaders from party other states, countries, or • Helps other part the president members campaign2. Chief Legislator • Appoints party • Signs or vetoing bills members to positions • Recommends legislation to the General Assembly • Delivers the State of the Commonwealth Address
  15. 15. ROLES OF GOVERNOR4. Chief Administrator • Enforces the laws • Appoints cabinet members and various govt agencies • Oversees state bureaucracy • Changes fines or sentences by pardoning • Restores voting rights5. Commander-in-Chief • Head of Virginia National Guard • Uses the Guard to enforce the laws, puts down insurrections (uprisings), protects the Commonwealth from invasion.
  16. 16. BEAUCOUP DE CHOIX! MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
  17. 17. BEAUCOUP DE CHOIX!• Read the question, and select the best answer. • A= red card • B= blue card • C= green card
  18. 18. QUESTION #1• The powers of the governor are a. expressed in the Bill of Rights b. listed in the Constitution of Virginia c. approved by Congress
  19. 19. QUESTION #2• Which of the following is NOT a role of the governor? a. Chief of State: ceremonial head b. Party Chief: state leader of his political party c. Chief Diplomat: shaper of foreign policy
  20. 20. QUESTION #3• When the Virginia Governor gives his State of the Commonwealth Address he is – a. appointing officials to departments b. approving legislation c. influencing policy makers
  21. 21. SEB & ORIGAMI!I T ’ S G O I N G T O B E G R E A T … A N D Y O U R H W!
  22. 22. SEB & ORIGAMI• Directions: • You are going to make a *hat* out of paper. • On the hat, I want you to pick one of the roles of the governor and… • Include all of the bullets from our notes about what that role includes • At least 3 images to represent the role • A trick to remember what that role means
  23. 23. SORTING HAT?!• Next Wednesday, after you have long forgotten about civics, we will do a sorting hat activity with these hats!!
  24. 24. PROJECTO!STATE & LOCAL GOVT
  25. 25. PROJECT OVERVIEW• For this project, I will allow you to work with ONE other person or by yourself.• You are going to be given a person in the upcoming elections for state Senate or House of Delegates.• Today, you will brainstorm independently with a partner or by yourself and then research your person.• Then, you will create a product of some sort (see list of options) that meets the requirements.• Due: Wednesday, November 16th*

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