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August 17th
  1. Intro to Government
  2. Class Constitution
August 20th
  1. Syllabus & Citizenship Kahoot
  2. Power & Authority
  3. Identifying Sources of Power
 
August 22nd 
  1.  La Mafia
  2. Chip Game & Debrief
 
 August 24th
  1.  Political Games
  2. Forms of Government Jigsaw
 
August 28th 
  1.  NuCountry Simulation
 
 August 30th
  1.  Dictatorship Notes
  2. Inside North Korea video & questions
 
 September 4th
  1.  Finish NK
  2. History of NK Reading and Timeline
  3. Review
 STUDY
September 6th 
  1.  Test #1: Power & Authority
  2. Primary vs. Secondary Sources
 
September 10th 
  1.  Human Nature - 4 Corners
  2. Philosophers - Activity & Notes
 
 September 12th
  1.  Roots of Democracy WebQuest
 
 September 14th
  1.  Background to the American Revolution [First PEA]
  2. John Adams Ep. 1
 
September 18th 
  1.  Boston Massacre Primary Source Analysis
  2. Declaration of Independence
  3. Break-Up Letter
 
 September 20th
  1.  PEA Instructions & Rubric
  2. PEA Writing
 
 September 24th
  1.  Articles of Confederation
  2. Elements of the Constitution
  3. Mapping the Constitution
 
 September 26th
  1.  Law School
  2. Constitution Comparison
  3. Review
 STUDY
 September 28th
  1.  Test #2
  2. Bill of Rights Statements
 
 October 2nd
  1.  Bill of Rights
 
 October 4th
  1.  Student Speech - Case Studies
 
October 8th 
  1.  Miranda Rights cases & simulation
 
 October 19th
  1.  Bill of Rights Discussion Intro & Research
 
October 23rd
  1.  Bill of Rights Discussion
  2. PEA Writing
 
October 25th 
  1. Amendment Gallery Walk

  2. Intro Legislative Branch
  3.  

 
October 29th 
  1.  I'm Just a Bill - Steps of the Law-making process

  2.   Structure of the Legislative Branch

  3. Lakewood Laws Assignment

 
 October 31st
  1. Law Proposals & Votes
  2. Executive Branch Intro
 
November 2nd
  1.  Presidential Roles
  2. Bush & 9/11
 
November 6th 
  1. Finish Presidential Roles
  2. Judicial System
 
 November 8th
  1.  You Be the Judge
  2. Federalism Intro
 
 November 12th
  1. Federalism Case Study: Katrina
  2. Checks & Balances
  3. Study Guide & Review 
 
 November 14th
  1.  Three Branches & Federalism Test
  2. Ideology Check
 
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