15 A republic is based on the core democratic value of popular sovereignty. Where does the
power of a republican government come from?
A. Power and authority comes from the people
B. The government holds all the power.
C. Representatives holds the power of government.
D. The President holds all of the power
16 What is the best reason for the Constitution creating a separation of powers?
A. to prevent any one branch from becoming too powerful
B. to make each branch work independently
C. to make sure that making the laws was not a part of enforcing the laws
D. to allow Congress to pass any law
17 Which branch of government can declare a law unconstitutional?
18 Which of the following is the main responsibility of the legislative branch of government?
A. interpreting the constitution
B. punishing criminals
C. enforcing laws
D. creating laws
19. Identify the 3 branches of government and the key leader of each branch. Then, describe
the main responsibility of each branch of the government. JUDICIAL- USED WHEN LAWS ARE BROKEN- THE SUPREME COURT- MADE UP OF JUDGES AND JURY. EXECUTIVE- LEADER OF THE COUNTRY- PRESIDENT IS IN CHARGE. LEGISLATIVE- MAKE THE LAWS- MADE UP OF THE CONGRESS AND SENATE
20. What is one positive result of having rules at school? What might be one negative result of
having no rules at school? ANSWER WILL VARY
Here are the Spirit Fridays for till the end of the year,:
April 13th – Special Needs Awareness Day – Socks on outside of pants
– Young Child Day – Wear Purple
April 27th – Kindness day – Say a kind word to 5 people
– Wear Pink for Relay for Life
May 11th – Sports Days – wear your favorite sport shirt
– Hat Day
NO SCHOOL – stay home day
June 1st – Hawaii Day – colorful flowered shirts and shorts day
– Sunglasses day
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY MARCH 30TH
Spelling words for this week (test will be on Thursday March 29):
ooze, bloom, boost, cartoon, proof, choose, balloon, cocoon, wool, stool, symmetry, acute, obtuse, igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary, theme, geometry, angle, measurement
As a reminder, 4th and 5th grade students will be swimming during their P.E. class.
Our class will be going to the Book Fair on Thursday March 8th. Bring any money this day if you would like to shop! 🙂
PLEASE REMEMBER TO BE READING 40-45 MINUTES EACH NIGHT!
Spelling words for this week:
Bill of Rights
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Book orders will be sent home today (Monday 2-26), for the month of March. Orders are due on Tuesday March 13th.
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