Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30

Agenda:

  1. Current Event
  2. Articles of Confederation PP/Notes
    1. Made it through about the first 1/2 (finished at "Major Issues Debated" slide)
    2. LINKED HERE
  3. Constitution Relay Race
    1. Constitution search
    2. See me for this paper
    3. We will discuss next class
HW: reading that was given Wednesday is due Monday--pp. 17-25

Wednesday, September 28

Agenda:

  1. Current event
  2. Discuss first presidential debate
  3. Discuss Declaration of Independence 
    1. Turn in DOI investigation and Locke/Hobbes chart
  4. "Thoeries of Democracy" work
    1. Pluralism, Elitism, and Hyperpluralism jigsaw activity
    2. LINKED HERE
HW: read pages 17-25 (due Monday)

Monday, September 26

Agenda:

  1. Current Event
  2. Declaration of Independence Investigation
    1. LINKED HERE
HW: Finish DOI Investigation

Monday, September 26, 2016

Debate Extra Credit Option

In order to receive extra credit for watching tonight's debate

  1. Use the debate organizer LINKED HERE 
  2. Due Wednesday in class 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23

Agenda:

  1. Current Event
  2. Debate Anticipation: "Between Two Ferns" with Hillary Clinton
  3. Locke and Hobbes (see me for the necessary materials)
    1. Read passage about either John Locke or Thomas Hobbes
    2. Fill out the chart
    3. Teach someone at your table about your philosopher and work to fill out both columns on the table (trade information)
  4. Text Reading/Cornell Notes
    1. read sections 1.1-1.3 on pages 8-14
    2. construct Cornell notes over the section
    3. due Monday
HW: finish reading notes before Monday

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21

Agenda:

  1. Signed Syllabus Due
  2. Current Event
  3. Online Text Access (see me for guidance here)
  4. "So, How Democratic Are We?" 
    1. Finish discussing and turn in
  5. Human Nature Survey
    1. statements on human nature that we will connect to Enlightenment philosophers
    2. discuss and move around the room based on opinions
HW: syallabus

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Monday, September 19

Agenda:

  1. Current event
  2. Discuss the scoring guide for FRQ
    1. LINKED HERE
  3. Syllabus distributed
    1. return last page with signatures 
    2. LINKED HERE
  4. Free response writing guide
    1. read through and discuss
    2. LINKED HERE
HW: bring back signed syllabus 

Friday, September 16

Agenda:

  1. Who Rules? (collect)
  2. Democracy Quotes LINKED HERE
    1. each group received a quote
    2. discuss
  3. "How Democratic Are We?" (see me for this handout)
    1. construct a definition for the word "democracy"
    2. apply your definition to the eight statements provided
      1. determine whether or not each statement is democratic and explain why/why not?
  4. Getting to Know the FRQ LINKED HERE
    1. practice free response
    2. construct a response on notebook paper
    3. due Monday
HW: finish "Getting to Know the FRQ"

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14

Agenda:

  1. Finalize seating chart
  2. Sign up for current event dates
  3. Political system Power Point/Notes/discussion LINKED HERE
  4. "Who Rules" handout (8th period didn't get to this)
HW: none

WICOR Components: WICOR

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12

Agenda:

  1. Discuss current event requirements 
    1. Requirements LINKED HERE
  2. Current event example presentation 
    1. example LINKED HERE
HW: none

Friday, September 9

Agenda:

  1. Discuss class items related to syllabus
    1. HW, books, AP, missing work, website, etc.
  2. Gummy governments assignment
    1. LINKED HERE
    2. due Monday
HW: finish "Gummy Governments" if your group didn't get done

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Wednesday, September 7

Agenda:

  1. Introduction note card--"I wish my teacher knew..." LINKED HERE
  2. "How plugged in are you?" LINKED HERE
    1. Just for an initial assessment, not a graded assignment
HW: none

WICOR components: C