Announcements and Assignments 2011-12
Monday--Senior Computer Lab for portfolio work--Reminder 2 more assignments due at the end of class on Friday!
Tuesday--Current Events by Natalia, Steph, Wil
Thursday--Current Events by Neika, Alyssa, Monica
Friday--Senior Hall Computer lab--2 more assignments due at the end of the period today!
Monday--Supreme Court Assignment reading and illustration due Wednesday
Thursday--Start Portfolio assignment
Current Event Sign-Ups
Tuesday April 24th--Jordan, Rachel and Nick
Thursday April 26th--J-Von, Malia and Arianna
Tuesday May 1st--Natalia, Stephanie and Wil
Thursday May 3rd--Alyssa, Monica and Neika
Tuesday May 8th--Charles and Ryan F
Thursday May 10th--Kelley, Steven and Amanda
Monday--Legislative test tomorrow
Wednesday--Start Judicial Branch
Happy Spring Break!
Monday--Finish Chapter 8, Sxn 1 worksheet quiz tomorrow and "13 Days" movie review due tomorrow as well
Wednesday--Due Monday April 2nd--Read Chapter 9, Sxn 1 and Sxn 2. On page 273 answer #1, 2, 6 & 7
Legislative Quest Tuesday April 3rd
Monday & Tuesday--Legislative activity
Wednesday--Watch Thirteen Days with Kevin Costner
Thursday--Also for Monday read Chapter 8, Sxn 1 page 232-239 and complete the worksheet given in class and shared with you via email! Except a quiz!
Monday, March 19th--Finish watching Thirteen Days and type a 1-2 page movie review responding to the following questions: Did you like the movie why or why not? After doing some research, (on the site listed below,) was the movie historically accurate? What did you learn about JFK and the American Presidency from watching the film
Monday--Start candidate presentations
Tuesday--Finish candidate presentations
Thursday--Executive Branch Quest--you may have a one sided 3X5 card to use on the Quest
Executive Branch Quest--Thursday March 8th
Make sure you read Chapter 13 & 14, review your homework, and your notes.
Twenty-Second amendment Head of gov’t Head of State
Commander in chief State of the Union Impeachment
Chief administrator Cabinet Chief foreign policy maker
Presidential veto pardon Chief of Staff
Role of the VP Role of the 1st lady
There will be one section where the president and the major event (9/11 & George W) will be included so study those presentation notes
There will be another section where the issues will be presented and you will need to know how the presidential nominees feel about each issue
Short Answer Topics
Gap between the conflicting roles--head of state vs. head of gov’t
Requirements to run for president--salary that they make
Electoral college--why was it created, how does it work, what was the intention of the college?
What are the president’s executive powers, legislative powers and judicial powers?
Monday--President Paper due tomorrow--make sure you share the doc AND print the 1/4 page handout for the students. (if possible please make 4 copies for the class of the handout!)
Tuesday--President paper and handout due, presentations begin
Wednesday--Finish President presentations
Thursday--Library to work on the Current President's platform
Executive Branch Quiz/Test Wednesday March 7th
Monday--First Amendment projects due today
Tuesday--Unit 1 test
Wednesday--Due Tuesday: Read page 324-337--page 323 #3, 4, page 327 #1, 2 and page 337 #2, 3, 5
Monday--packet due. Unit 1 test which is Chapters 1-5 will be next Tuesday
Tuesday--Read pages 102-109 and 130-139 for the test on Tuesday
First Amendment project due in class Monday
Chapter 1 review sheet located below!
Monday--Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday--Read page 68-70 #1, 2, 4, and 75-83 #1-6 by Thursday
Thursday--Reading quiz on ALL of the reading up until this point!
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