Day 1: August 26 - Students will be introduced to the class expectations, rules, and class content. They will also get to know the teacher and their fellow students.
- Class Questions – Anonymous answers
- Teacher Introduction – A few things about me
- Syllabus – Review
- Letter to my graduate self - File
Day 2: August 28 – Students will be able to understand and articulate the components of a good political conversation
Journal 1 – Why do you think it would be important to be able to have a good conversation in a Government class?
- How to Have a Better Conversation – Video Clip
- How to Have a Better Conversation – Worksheet and Discussion
September 2: No School Labor Day
Day 3: August 30 - SWBAT write a thesis statement and describe how their CAP's will work.
Journal 2 - BR: Write down your Turnitin codes Class ID: 22148427 Login Key: 1234 What are these used for?
- CAP Introduction
- CAP Packet
- How to Write a Thesis Statement PPT
- Example CAP PPT
- Example CAP Essay
- CAP Response Makeup - Worksheet
Day 4: September 4 - SWBAT explain why we are required to take the US Citizenship test and be able to discuss the merits and shortcomings of the citizenship test requirement.
Day 5: September 6
Day 6: September 10
Day 7: September 12
Day 8: September 16
- Create your Own Government Project - Worksheet
Day 9: September 18
- Government Presentations
- Unit Checkpoint 1.1
September 20: CAP Day 1
Day 10: September 24
- Declaration of Independence PPT
Day 11: September 26
- Articles of Confederation PPT
Day 12: September 30
- Constitution PPT
Day 13: October 2
- Bill of Rights PPT
October 4: CAP Day 2
October 7: No School-Teacher Collaboration
Day 14: October 11: CAP Day 3
Day 15: October 15
- Unit 1 Test