CIVIL GOVERNMENT- AUGUST, 2019
DATE

ESSENTIAL FILES: INTERACTIVE CONSTITUTION, SIMPLE ENGLISH CONSTITUTION.

Activities and Assignments:

 

BELLRINGER: "The Last Tree" Political Cartoon Thinking Sheet.

WORK DAY for our first big assignment: The Forms of Government Analysis Presentation Assignment, by the end of class today, you should have completed all of the questions regarding your country and should thinking about how to present your information to the class on Monday. If your written portion is not ready on Monday at the start of class, you will receive a ZERO out of 100 points on the assignment. If this will be an issue for you, please come see me TODAY to make arrangments!

DEPENDING ON CLASS WORK ETHIC: We might begin working on our next exciting lecture regarding the Building of a Government:  "The Roots of the Republic- Historical Background".

THU

8/21

BELLRINGER: Please complete the "He's Just a Little Boy!" Thinking Sheet. We discuss as a class.

We review our first big assignment: The Forms of Government Analysis Assignment. This needs to be completed and ready to present on Monday. To start, please complete the "The Forms of Government Analysis Assignment SELECTION Form." If you have any questions about your topic of selection, see Mr. B.!

DEPENDING ON CLASS WORK ETHIC: We might begin working on our next exciting lecture regarding the Building of a Government:  "The Roots of the Republic- Historical Background".

 

MON

8/20

BELLRINGER:"Japan looks to change their Constitution" Thinking Sheet. We discuss as a class.

We continue our Class Lecture and Discussion: The Famous COWS Lecture- Forms of Government. To help with the understanding of each form of government, we will do a little bit of class discussion. We will analyze some "systems," with regards to our Forms of Government:

  1. Being stranded on a desert island with 13 other people after a plane crash.
  2. Working at a store.
  3. Attending your 20 year high school reunion.
  4. Living in an extended family.
  5. Being on a sports team.

We will spend the second half of our classtime working on our first big assignment: The Forms of Government Analysis Assignment. This needs to be completed and ready to present on Monday. To start, please complete the "The Forms of Government Analysis Assignment SELECTION Form."

FRI

8/16

BELLRINGER: "The Wonder Woman Lunch Box" Thinking Sheet.

SYLLABUS DUE TODAY! Please put it in my folder.

FOR TODAY: We continue the Class Lecture and Discussion: The Famous COWS Lecture- Forms of Government.

THU

8/15

BELLRINGER: We analyze two political cartoons and complete the "Immigration Cartoons Thinking Sheet." This should take 6-8 minutes.

FOR TODAY:

  1. We complete a Pre-test regarding Government in the United States. I want to know what you know.
  2. Class Discussion- How do you take notes in Civil Government?
  3. Class Lecture and Discussion: The Famous COWS Lecture- Forms of Government.

TUE

8/13

CIVIL GOVERNMENT SYLLABUS: DUE Friday, 8/16, 15 point assignment.

Civil Government Course overview and classroom rules and regulations

LOGINS:

  • Navigate to highlandtechnology.org, BOOKMARK page!
    • Temporary Login for new students: USERNAME: techlab
    • PASSWORD: huskies1
  • Navigate to highlandtechnology.org. Bookmark class page.

IF WE HAVE TIME: We analyze the "Angel Armor Thinking Sheet."