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    Agenda

     

     Final Exam Study Guide



    Friday 5/10

    QOD: NONE

    1. Work on Anticipation of Case Reversal

    Block 5/15 and 5/16

    QOD: NONE

    1. Obergerfell v. Hodges
    2. Work on Case Reversal

    HW: Case Reversal due Tuesday

    Tuesday 5/14

    QOD: NONE

    1. Finish Frontline and answer questions
    2. Intro to Case Reversals

    HW:NONE

    Monday 5/13

    QOD: NONE

    1. Case Reversals - Plessy v. Ferguson Questions 
    2. Start Sep. But Unequal - Frontline

    HW: NONE


    Friday 5/10

    QOD: NONE

    1. Justice Scalia and Constitutional Dilemas - In Notebook

    Block 5/8 and 5/9

    QOD: Should Justices have to follow the Constitution exactly as written, or is there room for interpertation? Why?

    1. Finish Socioeconomics
    2. Create a comic/story/brochure about a court case - directions on Classroom

    HW: Finish comic/story/brochure

    Tuesday 5/7

    QOD: NONE

    1. Finish PBS Videos
    2. Start Strict v Loose on Classroom

    HW:NONE

    Monday 5/6

    QOD: NONE

    1. Finish How the Court Works
    2. Start PBS videos and answer questions in notebook

    HW: NONE


    Friday 5/3

    QOD: NONE

    1. Present cases
    2. Federal Court System

    Block 5/1 and 5/2

    QOD: NONE

    1. Finish Socioeconomics
    2. Create a comic/story/brochure about a court case - directions on Classroom

    HW: Finish comic/story/brochure

    Tuesday 4/30

    QOD: Which socioeconomic factor plays the biggest role in how a justice votes? Why?

    1. Finish West Wing, answer and discuss questions
    2. Begin socioeconomics

    HW:NONE

    Monday 4/29

    QOD: NONE

    1. West Wing: Short List

    HW: NONE




    Friday 4/4

    QOD: NONE

    1. Senator Profile

    HW: Senator Profile

    Block 4/3 and 4/3

    QOD: NONE

    1. Pork Barrel/Log Rolling
    2. 2nd Round Bill Evaluation

    HW:NONE

    **TURN YOUR BILL IN TO CLASSROOM AND I WILL MOVE IT TO THE CORRECT FOLDER**

    Monday/ Tuesday 4/1 and 4/2

    QOD: NONE

    1. Lobbying and Interest Groups

    HW: Bill due Wednesday by the end of lunch


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    Block 3/21 & 3/22

    QOD: NONE

    1. Fi

    HW:NONE

    Wednesday 3/20

    QOD: NONE

    1. W

    HW:NONE

    Tuesday 3/19

    QOD: NONE

    1. Library for bill research

    HW:NONE

    Monday 3/18

    QOD: NONE

    1. Types of Legislation - Not the whole ppt. 
    2. Mock Senate intro, pick bill topics

    HW: NONE


    Friday 3/8

    QOD: NONE

    1. Time for a realignment? <-- question in ppt. Article

    HW:NONE

    Block 3/6 and 3/7

    QOD: NONE

    1. DEBATE!

    HW: Essay due Friday to Classroom

    Tuesday 3/12

    QOD: NONE

    1. Debate Prep Day #2

    HW:NONE

    Monday 3/11

    QOD: NONE

    1. Debate Prep Day #1

    HW: NONE


    Friday 3/8

    QOD: NONE

    1. Finish working on essay or ad

    HW:NONE

    Block 3/6 and 3/7

    QOD: NONE

    1. Work on Storyboard and video

    HW:NONE

    Tuesday 3/5

    QOD: NONE

    1. Campaign Finance
    2. Work on video storyboard

    HW:NONE

    Monday 3/4

    QOD: NONE

    1. Media and Campaigns
    2. Begin to plan campaign ad

    HW: NONE


    Friday 3/1

    QOD: NONE

    1. "Big Sky, Big Money" - Student documents located on Classroom

    HW: NONE

    Block 2/27 or 2/28

    QOD: NONE

    1. Current Events
    2. Role of Parties During Governing
    3. Work on campaign introduction and demographic information
      1. Pew Research 2018 Midterm Voting Patterns 

    HW:Finish introduction if needed

    Tuesday 2/26

    QOD: Is 8 years long enough for a president to create a legacy? Why?

    1. Leadership discussions

    HW:NONE

    Monday 2/25

    QOD: What determines the greatness of a president? Why?

    1. Presidential Power and Lame Ducks - On Classroom

    HW:Finish if needed


    Friday 2/15

    QOD: NONE

    1. Task 2 of political ideology --> Turn back in on Classroom
    2. Begin to add demograpics to your plank, turn in on Classroom by the end of break
      1. Pew Research 2018 Midterm Voting Patterns

    HW:Finish plank if needed

    Block 2/13 or 2/14

    QOD: Looking at the Democratic candidates, how would you characterize how candidates are viewing democratic voters? BBC Introduction

    1. Current Events
    2. Political Parties Intro
    3. Campaign Groups and begin writing platforms
      1. Sample final campaign papers: 1 & 2, 3

    HW:Paper due Tuesday 2/12

    Tuesday 2/12

    QOD: What impacts how an individual votes? Which of these is the most influential factor?

    1. Turn in essay rubrics
    2. Introduce next unit
    3. Political Ideology - Part 1 on Classroom

    HW:Part 1 of Ideology due before block

    Monday 2/11

    QOD: NONE

    1. Work time for essay

    HW:Paper due Tuesday 2/12


    Friday 2/8

    QOD: NONE

    1. Checkpoint Test

    HW: Paper due Tuesday 2/12

    Block 2/6 & 2/7

    QOD: NONE

    1. SOTU Debrief
    2. Kahoot Review
    3. Work on Paper

    HW: Test Friday; Paper due Tuesday 2/12

    Tuesday 2/5

    QOD: NONE

    1. Work Time

    HW: Test Friday; Paper due Tuesday 2/12

    Monday 2/4

    QOD: At what point should the federal government come to the aid of the state? Consider: natural disasters or teen vaping

    1. Katrina, Camp Fire, and the role of Federalism

    HW: Checkpoint (Unit) Test Friday 2/8; Unit 1 Overview


    Friday 2/1

    QOD:Is the way we elect the President truly democratic? Why/why not?

    1. Electoral College
    2. Work time
      1. Sample Essay - read the comments since this essay had to be revised to meet standards

    HW: Annotated bib due Monday 2/4

    Block 1/30 and 1/31

    QOD:

    1. President Trump and National Emergencies
    2. Begin work on unit paper
    3. Annotated Bibliography due Monday
      1. Sample Annotated Bibliography (this is from a different assignment but has a different second question)
        1. Question 1) What is this source about 2) How will you use this source?

    HW: Annotated bib due Monday 2/4

    Tuesday 1/29

    QOD: NONE

    1. Presidential Power - Cheney's Law
    2. Answer Cheney's Law questions - Due Block

    HW: Finish questions if needed

    Monday 1/28

    QOD: NONE

    1. Debrief Federalist Paper brochures
    2. Presidential Power - Cheney's Law

    HW: NONE

     


    Friday 1/25

    QOD: What is the most important job of the president? Why?

    1. Return Constitution Quiz
    2. The Presidency and Power
    3. Work time for Federalist Paper brochure

    HW: Brochure due Monday

    Block 1/23 or 1/24

    QOD: NONE

    1. Debrief Dec. of Ind.
    2. Current Events
    3. Federalist Papers

    HW: Federalist Brochure due Monday

    Tuesday 1/22

    QOD: Do you agree or disagree with the stance of the author? Why/why not?

    1. States rights and Marijuana
    2. Introduction to Federalism
    3. Decleration of Independence Worksheet

    HW: Finish worksheet for notebook


    Friday 1/18

    QOD: NONE

    1. Constitution Quiz

    HW: NONE

    Block 1/16 and 1/17

    QOD: What are some of the checks and balances each branch has on the other?

    1. Current Events
    2. Checks and Balances
    3. FDR EO 9066

    HW: Quiz Friday 1/18

    Tuesday 1/15

    QOD: What values do you believe the Founders put in to the Constitution? 

    1. Kahoot!
    2. Constitutional Scenariors
    3. Current Events

    HW: Quiz Friday 1/18

    Monday 1/14

    QOD: None

    1. Gallery Walk Constitution Chart
    2. Debrief Constitution

    HW: Quiz Friday 1/18


    Friday 1/11

    QOD: Why does the country need a constitution?

    1. Independ work on your section of the Consitution
    2. Working with your group, create a "poster" that conveys the basic content and puprpose of your part of the Constitution

    HW: Finish poster if needed

     

    Thursday 1/10

    QOD: How does social media affect the civic engagement of the american people?

    1. Notecards
    2. Civic Engagement
    3. "Generation emerging from the wreckage" questions - turned in tomorrow

    HW: Finish questions if needed

     

    Wednesday 1/9

    QOD: (discussed, no need to write) What do you think of when you think of government? What do you hope to understand by the end of the semester?

    1. Welcome! Class introduction
    2. Teacher and class introductions
    3. Naturalization "quiz"

    HW: NONE

  • Upcoming Assignments/Dates

     

    Federalism Checkpoint Paper - 2/12

    Unit 1 Notebook - 2/8

    Checkpoint (Unit) Test - 2/8

    Annotated Bibliography - 2/4

    Constitution Quiz - 1/18