Local Issue Project Source Links
Resources for properly writing to an elected official
Resources for supporting a smoking ban in vehicles
Resources for opposing a smoking ban in vehicles
How a Bill Becomes a Law ASSESSMENT
Remember, you are supposed to know HOW you are going to be assessed BEFORE the assessment. If you aren't sure, you have the responsibility to ask the teacher.
For a "4" you need to highlight the specific steps of how a bill becomes a law in a real world example. Label the different steps in the story (click here for the story).
For a "3" you need to explain the specific steps of the process of how a bill becomes a law (no notes...use a regular piece of line paper). Use the paper I gave in class on Monday or either of the links in the post below to help you STUDY the specific steps (you don't get to use this paper on the test).
For a "2" you need to highlight the parts of how a bill becomes a law in a real world example (label the parts of a real world example (same link as above in the "4"...you get to use the paper with the steps on the test).
How a Bill becomes a Law
1) Read through all the pages of this link and pay attention to the steps of how a bill becomes a law, including "Joe's Story" which is a real life example
Civil vs Criminal Law
BIG QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT
-- What are our rights and responsibilities as citizens of Minnesota?