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Bloom, S. and Johnson, L. (2005). The Story of the Constitution (2 nd ed.) . Arlington Heights, IL: Christian Liberty Press.

Lesson 1, step 6 Website Format

Modified APA Citation Worksheet: Website

Collect the following information:

  • Website name: ___________________________________
  • Website update date:
    • Year: _______
    • Month (if available): _________________
    • Day (if available): _____
  • Title of the website section you found your information in: ________________________________________________________
  • Month, day, and year you found your information: __________________________________________
  • Website address: __________________________________________


  1. Put the information into the following format:

WritingHelp-Central (2008). APA style sample reference page. Retrieved on August 10, 2008, from http://www.writinghelp-central.com/apa-sample3.html.

Lesson 1, Step 6 Book Format

Step 6: Now you will preview the End of Unit Scoring Rubric , the Glossary and Resource List and the Unit Expectations Sheet . When you are done, we will go to Step 7 as a class.

End of Unit Scoring Rubric

Glossary and Resource List

Unit Expectations Sheet

Elementary – You Decide CBA Rubric (Recommended for 5 th Grade * )

Passing Not Passing
GLE (EALR) 4 - Excellent 3 – Proficient 2 - Partial 1 - Minimal
5.4.1. Researches multiple perspectives totake a position on a public or historicalissue in a paper or presentation. (5thGrade)(EALR 5.4. Creates a product…)5.3.1. Engages others in discussions thatattempt to clarify and address multipleviewpoints on public issues based ondemocratic ideals.(EALR 5.3 Deliberates public issues.) States a position on a public issueand concludes with a call toaction***. States a position on a publicissue. States a position on a publicissue that is unclear. Provides reasons for apossible position but does notstate a position.
Provides background on the issueby explaining**:• Three or more stakeholders’positions on this issue. Provides background on theissue by explaining**:• Two stakeholders’positions on this issue. Provides background on theissue by explaining**:• One stakeholder’s positionon this issue. Provides background on theissue without explaining anystakeholder’s position on theissue.
1.1.2. Evaluates how a public issue isrelated to constitutional rights and thecommon good. (5th Grade)(EALR 1.1. Understands key ideals andprinciples…)1.4.1. Understands that civic participationinvolves being informed about how publicissues are related to rights andresponsibilities. (5th Grade)(EALR 1.4. Understands civic involvement) Provides reason(s) for the positionsupported by evidence.The evidence includes:• An explanation of how a rightrelates to the position on theissue.AND• An explanation of how thecommon good relates to theposition on the issue. Provides reason(s) for theposition supported by evidence.The evidence includes:• An explanation of how aright relates to the positionon the issue.OR• An explanation of how thecommon good relates tothe position on the issue. • Provides reason(s) for theposition with supportingevidence but WITHOUTrelating the position to aright or the common good. Provides reason(s) for theposition without anysupporting evidence.
5.4.2. Prepares a list of resourcesincluding the title, author, type of source,date published, and publisher for eachsource and arranges the sourcesalphabetically. (5th Grade)(EALR 5.4. Creates a product…) Lists three sources including thetitle, author, type of source, anddate of each source. Lists two sources including thetitle, author, type of source, anddate of each source. Lists one source including thetitle, author, type of source, anddate of the source. Lists source(s) but does notinclude the title, author, typeof source, and date of thesource for any of them.

Lesson 1, Step 6 Lesson 1, Step 7

You Decide Glossary and Resource List

  1. Controversial – multiple conflicting perspectives or opinions.
  2. Perspectives – point of view of a particular culture, time, group or background.
  3. Stakeholder – an individual or group with a vested interest related to an issue.
  4. Democratic Ideals – expressed in the Declaration of Independence: liberty, justice, equality, life, common good, rule by law, pursuit of happiness.
  5. Public – relating to the community as a whole.
  6. Position – an individual’s thinking or opinion about an issue.
  7. Informed Decision – a decision made after liking at different perspectives; based on evidence.
  8. Rights and Responsibilities – as expressed in the Constitution and Bill of Rights of the United States: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Due Process…)

Print Resources:

  • Founding documents such as the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • We the People published by the Center for Civic Education
  • Newspapers and current news magazines

Electronic Resources:

  • PBS.org
  • Washington State Secretary of State’s Voter Outreach Through Education program www.vote.wa.gov/outreach
  • Public legal Education Website
  • Stakeholder websites

Human Resources:

  • Stakeholders related to a particular issue
  • Washington State Bar
  • Politicians – local, county, state, national
  • Lobbyists, Judges, Interest Groups, Media, Law Enforcement

Lesson 1, Step 6 Lesson 1, Step 7

Unit Expectations

  1. In a persuasive paper you will:
    1. Select one of the two offered public issues and summarize the background information you found on that issue.
    2. Explain how your selected issue is related to both the right and responsibilities of citizenship.
    3. Make an informed decision about the issue and support your decision with convincing reasons.
  2. You will also:
    1. Use your graphic organizer to analyze the different points of view on this issue.
    2. Use your paper and your graphic organizer to discuss your point of view using a panel discussion format.

Lesson 1, Step 6 Lesson 1, Step 7

Step 7: As a class, you will revisit the class’s understandings that were written on the white board, and entered into their journals. Be prepared to discuss how your understanding has changed by writing definitions in your journal. When finished, the lesson will be over! The next lesson explores key democratic ideals, to include rights and responsibilities in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. It also asks you to do specific research, and finally asks you to use the APA citation format to cite you sources.

Questions & Answers

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There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
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Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
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Application of nanotechnology in medicine
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please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
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Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
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The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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