# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law Task 1988004005

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Examine the constitutional basis for federal law and the establishment of Virginia's constitutional laws.

Definition

Examination should include identifying procedures established by the federal government to
  • adopt and ratify the U.S. Constitution
  • make amendments to the Constitution
and the effects that judiciary interpretation has on constitutional law.

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

GOVT.4

The student will apply social science skills to understand the Constitution of the United States by

  1. examining the ratification debates and The Federalist;
  2. evaluating the purposes for government stated in the Preamble;
  3. examining the fundamental principles upon which the Constitution of the United States is based, including the rule of law, consent of the governed, limited government, separation of powers, and federalism;
  4. defining the structure of the national government outlined in Article I, Article II, and Article III; and
  5. analyzing and explaining the amendment process.

GOVT.5

The student will apply social science skills to understand the federal system of government described in the Constitution of the United States by

  1. evaluating the relationship between the state government and the national government;
  2. examining the extent to which power is shared;
  3. identifying the powers denied state and national governments; and
  4. analyzing the ongoing debate that focuses on the balance of power between state and national governments.

GOVT.7

The student will apply social science skills to understand the organization and powers of the national government by

  1. examining the legislative, executive, and judicial branches;
  2. analyzing the relationships among the three branches in a system of checks and balances and separation of powers; and
  3. investigating and explaining the ways individuals and groups exert influence on the national government.

GOVT.10

The student will apply social science skills to understand the federal judiciary by

  1. describing the organization, jurisdiction, and proceedings of federal courts;
  2. evaluating how the Marshall Court established the Supreme Court as an independent branch of government through its opinion in Marbury v. Madison;
  3. describing how the Supreme Court decides cases;
  4. comparing the philosophies of judicial activism and judicial restraint; and
  5. investigating and evaluating how the judiciary influences public policy by delineating the power of government and safeguarding the rights of the individual.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Business Law

 

NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law

Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems.

 

Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations.