How Laws are Made

This lesson teaches students how a bill becomes a law by navigating them through the legislative process in a clear and simple way. It helps them understand the steps from the introduction of a bill to it moving from The Senate to The House of Representatives with the end of the process being with the seal of approval from the President. Educational Objectives: This lesson provides opportunities for students to: • Learn new visual art vocabulary and use it in the course of the project. • Generate multiple designs with the use of color and release techniques. • Use multiple instructions to produce a hands-on project. • Understanding and applying media, techniques, processes. • Reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others. • Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines. • General overview of how a bill becomes a law. • Understand the legislative process.
Complete Lesson Plan How Laws are Made (PDF)