Constitution Review and Practice Quizzes
Directions: Read the following about the historical context of the U.S. Constitution and then follow the link below to a copy of the U.S. Constitution and Amendments. Once you have read the material, print out and answer the questions on the Federal Constitution Review Packet. Next, read the Illinois Handbook of Governemnt. Once you have read the material, PRINT OUT and answer the review questions for the Illinois Government Review Packet. You will need to turn in both completed review packets to be eligible to take the Constitution Tests.
Tests Dates- Summer 2014
Test Date: Friday 6/13/14 12:30 pm- Location TBA
Test Date: Friday 7/11/14 12:30 pm- Location TBA
Packet due: students wishing to take the test need to turn in a completed review packets before taking the tests. They may turn the packets in the day of the test. No pre-registration is required.
Tests Dates 2013-2014 School Year
Test Date:Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. in the Social Studies Hallway- this is a change in location
Packet due:Wednesday, April 23, 2014- turn in to main office to Social Studies Office
Test Prep: April 23, 24, 25, & 28 at 7:15 a.m. in Gym1
Test PacketsPay particular attention to the packet due dates. If your packet has not been turned in by this date, you will not be allowed to take the test until the following announced date. This packet is to be turned in at the main office.
Test Prep Sessions-
During the school year all prep classes will be in Gym 1 and begin at 7:15 a.m. While they are not obligatory, they are helpful.
Handbook Policy: Federal and State Constitution Tests Requirements
Students are required by the State of Illinois to pass both the Federal and State Constitution tests in order to receive their diploma. Students must independently complete a study guide packet prior to taking the tests or enroll in the one-week summer school workshop. This study guide must be submitted prior to the test by the deadline identified on the Web site. Constitution tests are administered once each quarter and two times during the summer. Review sessions are offered for students prior to each testing date. Students may opt to enroll in a one-week summer school workshop where they will complete the packets and take the tests.
Class of 2014 & 2015 Graduation Requirement:
Junior and Senior students, including transfer and international students, who have not passed both Constitution tests have until March 1, 2014 , to pass the tests.*
Sophomore students, including transfer and international students, who have not passed both Constitution tests have until the last day of the second semester of their sophomore year to pass the tests.*
*Students who do not meet these deadlines will be ineligible to participate in co-curricular and athletic activities until the tests are passed.
Class of 2016 Graduation Requirement:
During the summer between freshman and sophomore year, students who have not passed both tests will independently complete the Constitution packets as a summer reading project. Students who have not taken the tests by April 23, 2013 are required to turn in their packets the first day of school of their sophomore year and MUST take the Constitution tests on August 30, 2013. Failure to submit the review packets on time or take the tests on the August testing date will result in the student being immediately ineligible for co-curricular activities and athletics. Packets are due by the first day of the school year. Students must pass both Constitution tests by the last day of the second semester of their sophomore year. Students who do not meet this deadline will be ineligible to participate in co-curricular and athletic activities until the tests are passed.
The quizzes below are designed as a study tool and are not mandatory