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Date:

In Class:

Homework:

Jan 9th
  1. Intro to Government
  2. Class Constitution
Jan 10th
  1. Syllabus & Citizenship Kahoot
  2. Power & Authority
  3. Identifying Sources of Power
 
Jan 14th
  1.  La Mafia
  2. Chip Game & Debrief
 
Jan 16th
  1.  Political Games
  2. Forms of Government Jigsaw
 
Jan 18th
  1.  NuCountry Simulation
 
Jan 23rd
  1.  Dictatorship Notes
  2. Inside North Korea video & questions
 
 Jan 25th
  1.  Finish NK
  2. History of NK Reading and Timeline
  3. Review
 STUDY
Jan 29th
  1.  Test #1: Power & Authority
 
Jan 31st
  1.  Roots of Democracy WebQuest
 
Feb 4th
  1.  Background to the American Revolution
  2. John Adams Ep. 1
 
 Feb 6th
  1.  Primary and Secondary Sources
  2. Boston Massacre Analysis
  3. Declaration of Independence
  4. Break-up Letter
 
Feb 8th
  1.  PEA Instructions & Rubric
  2. PEA Writing
 
Feb 12th
  1.  John Adams Ep. 2
 
Feb 14th
  1.  Articles of Confederation
  2. Elements of the Constitution
  3. Mapping the Constitution
 
Feb 19th
  1.  Law School
  2. Constitution Comparison
  3. Review
 STUDY
 Feb 21st
  1.  Test #2
  2. Bill of Rights Statements
 
 Feb 25th
  1.  Bill of Rights
 
 Feb 27th
  1.  Student Speech - Case Studies
 
March 1st
  1. Ghosts of Mississippi
 
 March 5th
  1.  Ghosts of Mississippi
  2. Bill of Rights Discussion Intro & Research
 
 March 7th
  1.  Bill of Rights Research
  2. Discussion Expectations
 
March 9th
  1.  Bill of Rights Discussion
  2. PEA Writing
 
March 15th
  1. Amendment Gallery Walk

  2. Intro Legislative Branch
 
March 19th 
  1.  I'm Just a Bill - Steps of the Law-making process

  2.   Structure of the Legislative Branch

  3. Lakewood Laws Assignment

 
March 21st
  1. Law Proposals & Votes
 
April 1st
  1.  Intro Executive Branch
  2. Presidential Roles
  3. Bush & 9/11
 
April 3rd
  1. Finish Presidential Roles
  2. Judicial System
 
 April 5th
  1.  You Be the Judge
  2. Federalism Intro
 
 April 11th
  1. Federalism Case Study: Katrina
  2. Checks & Balances 
 
 April 15th
  1. Amazing Race
  2. Study Guide & Review
 
 April 19th
  1.  Three Branches & Federalism Test
  2. Ideology Check
 
April 23rd
  1.  Political Ideology Notes
  2. "I Side With" Quiz
 
 April 25th
  1. Political Division: 2008 Election
 
April 29th
  1.  Interest Groups notes and project
 
May 1st
  1. Intro Elections
  2. Class Election
 
May 3rd 
  1.  Electoral College
  2. Media Bias
 
 May 7th
  1.  Finish Media Bias 
  2. Citizenship
 
May 9th
  1.  Civic Participation
 
 May 13th
  1.  Civic Action Project
 
 May 15th
  1.  Civic Action Project
 
December 17th 
  1.  Post/view/comment on projects
  2. Review
 
 FINALS  Ideology,Elections, & Civics Exam  
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