8th Grade (SST) Civics Domain: Benchmark for Standard: SST-08.C.02 Analyze the structures and functions of governments.
SST-08.C.02.4 Explain the relationship among federal, state, tribal, and local governmental powers.
Guiding Topics: Necessary and proper clause, the commerce clause,
Tenth Amendment, enumerated powers vs. reserved powers, amendment process, separation of powers, revenue sources, coining money, treaty powers, interstate commerce, treaty rights and tribal sovereignty, etc. Suggested Supreme Court Cases: Marbury v. Madison, Gibbons v. Ogden, McCulloch v. Maryland, Brown v. Board of Education, etc.
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student can ...
... with help, demonstrate a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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