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Diagram the levels, functions, and powers of courts at the state and federal levels.

Also Assesses: SS.7.C.2.6 – Simulate the trial process and the role of juries in the administration of justice.

Lesson Plan

SS.7.C.3.11 & SS.7.C.2.6 Lesson Plan: Federal & State Courts.docx.pdf
Bond in a Honda from iCivics.pdf

Benchmark Content Resources for Teachers

Civics On Demand—An Introduction to Benchmark Based Content for Teachers

SS.7.C.3.11 Highlights: State and Federal Courts.ppt

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship Civics Assessment Items

Each benchmark assessment bank includes items aligned to low, moderate, and high complexity.

SS.7.C.3.11 Questions.docx
SS.7.C.3.11 Answers.xslx
SS.7.C.3.11 Questions and Answers with Explanations.docx
Escambia-FJCC Civics Review Site ItemsEscambia.pdf

Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications from FLDOE

SS.7.C.3.11 Benchmark Specifications.pdf
SS.7.C.3.11 Item Specification Review.pdf

Additional Resources to Support this Benchmark

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Courts in the Classroom
Federal Judicial Center
Florida State Courts
Florida Supreme Court
Make Your Case Game from ABOTA and Scholastic
Sunnylands Civics Games
U.S. Courts
iCivics Correlations:Appellate Courts: Let’s Take It Up Lesson Plan:
Court Quest Game:
In the Courts Webquest:
James Bond in a Honda Trial Simulation Lesson:
Supreme Decision Game:
Trial Court “Go Fish” Lesson Plan:
We the Jury Game: