Task I: The Capable County
Understanding how counties and local governments work is a BIG deal. Before heading to Task II, download the PDF to the right, "The Capable County" and preview how counties are organized and what they can do.
Task II: Counties Work: High Score Challenge
Today, we are going to preview how counties work, by playing...COUNTIES WORK. In Counties Work, you decide about the programs and services that affect everyone! Your choices shape the community, and your citizens’ satisfaction determines whether you’ll get re-elected for a second term. Choose wisely...and post your high scores on the Padlet link below!
Learning Goal: Students will understand the powers and structure of local governments as they relate to their daily lives.
The Capable County
- Chapter 13 of your My Reflections was due on Tuesday/Wednesday of this week.
- Chapter 14 of your My Reflections will be due on Thursday/Friday of next week (February 13/14)
Over the past few weeks we have been looking at the Florida government as a whole and comparing the Constitutions of the state of Florida and the United States of America. If you need a review of these concepts/facts check out the links below:
A look back at our discussion from Tuesday/Wednesday
Essential Question: Knowing what you know about the Constitution...should states be allowed to enact their own laws on illegal immigration?
- Think back to what the Governor of Arizona was trying to do when you read "Debating the Issues." In addition, think about the poll from the Orlando Sentinel regarding students entering college.