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Daily Lesson Plan

Objectives:

Students will recognize the Powers of Congress and how they are used. (DOK1)


Materials:
-Book: Magruderss American Government
- MacBooks
- pencils
- paper
- Powers of Congress Powerpoint
- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (movie)

Opening (Set)
Review the Bell Ringer and ask students what are the 3 Congressional powers of Congress.
This will give an opening to begin the power point presentation.

Learning Task:
Power point presentation on the Powers of Congress.

- Discussion on the Powers of Congress
- Congressional Power
- Strict vs. Liberal Construction
- The Power to Tax
- Limits on Taxing Power
- Federal Spending
- The Borrowing Power
- The Commerce Power
- The Currency and Bankruptcy Powers
- Foreign Relations and War Powers
- Other Expressed Powers
- Necessary and Proper Clause
- Impeachment Power
- Executive Power
- Investigatory Power

After the power point presentation on Powers of Congress, the students will finish watching Mr.
Smith Goes to Washington. This is a movie that provides much need information about how a
bill can be passed in the Senate. The film also gives an insight of how our government can be
full of corruption.

Closure:
The students will finish the movie and questions could be asked about certain parts of the film.