• 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

    • Political Philosophers - PPT 
    • Political Philosophers - Worksheet

     

    Day 7: September 12

    • Types of Government PPT
    • Ice Cream Sundae Activity - Worksheet

     

    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

     

Last Modified on October 14, 2019