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Unit 1: Foundations

Date

Agenda

Homework

 1.8

SUMMER HOMEWORK link
1. Notes: Power, Politics, and Government

EQ: What is the relationship between power and authority?

EQ: What are the purposes and roles of government?

1.2-3 notebook guide link

 1.10

1. Chip Game

2. Power, Politics, and Government notes

3. I Can document unit 1

EQ: How can power be attained using the five political games?
EQ: What is the relationship between power and authority?

1.4 and 2.3-4 notebook guide link Read syllabus and let me know what questions you have


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 1.17

1. Learn names

2. Comparing Forms of Government (Peardeck)

EQ: How is power distributed in various systems of government?

EQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of various political systems?


 Do forms of government activity link

Spend the rest of 45 total minutes working on your I Can document (fill in your proof, work on vocabulary acquisition)

 

 1.19


1. NuCountry simulation
2. Go through the forms of government homework

EQ: How is power distributed in various systems of government?

EQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of various political systems?

Take a learning styles quiz 
Dress rehearsal for exam 1

 1.23  1. Finish and debrief simulation (special emphasis on geographic forms of government, unitary, federal, and confederal) 2. Rule of Law 3. How to study, format of test, see who has same off blocks for study partners EQ: How is power distributed in various systems of government?

EQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of various political systems?

Study for exam

SUBSTITUTE 
1.12

1. Dictatorship notes/reading 2. Inside North Korea video with video guide

 EQ: How is power distributed in various systems of government?

EQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of various political systems?

No homework over the long weekend
Optional interesting resource about North Korea so you can get your nerd on: 
Planet Money podcast episode 549: "A Teenager's Guide to Doing Business in North Korea"

 1.25

 1. Exam #1
2. Philosophers: Locke and Hobbes lecture link

Segment from Locke's Second Treatise on Government, followed by "What does John Locke say?" video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kItXvJLnTtk

 EQ: What are the historical ideas and political philosophies that shaped the development of the US government?

 

Read Philosopher Readings link and catch notes on the Philosophies on Government chart link (start with Rousseau and Montesquieu, spending no more than 45 minutes)

1. Go through I Can document

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