Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23

Agenda:

  1. Today we were in the library working on the political party project.  See yesterday's post for the link to the assignment instructions if needed.
  2. Remember that the completed project is due the Tuesday after spring break (April 4) and make sure your group is keeping up on the assigned tasks.
HW: take care of any project responsibilities that you won't have time to finish 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21

Agenda:

  1. Correct/collect political party questions
  2. Begin political party project
    1. Today we went over the assignment guidelines (instructions linked below), formed groups, and began work on the project
    2. Assignment guidelines and platform topics LINKED HERE
    3. Meet in the library for class on Thursday
HW: political party project due April 4

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16

Agenda:

  1. Political Spectrum
    1. We created a political spectrum on the white board by placing the items LINKED HERE under the "liberal" and "conservative" headings on the board.  These were notes and I would advise copying a spectrum from someone in class to make sure you have things in the correct location. 
  2. Political Party Questions
    1. Written assignment that requires the Civics book
    2. Questions are LINKED HERE
    3. Due on Tuesday
HW: finish Political Party Questions if necessary

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14

Agenda:

  1. Political ideology survey/discussion
    1. Survey is LINKED HERE
    2. Results were for your own information--not an assignment
  2. Political party research
    1. Research major and third parties following the guidelines LINKED HERE
    2. Due Thursday
HW: 
  • Political party research and any missing work
  • Reminder: all missing work from semester one is due this week

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Monday, March 13

Agenda:

  1. Take the following political ideology survey and record your results
    1. The link to the survey is HERE
    2. When you are finished you need to record the following:
      1. Draw the four cornered ideological grid and label
      2. Plot a point where you ended up after the quiz
      3. Write a one paragraph summary answering the following questions
        1. Did you have any idea where you would be before taking this survey?
        2. If so, did you end up where you expected?  If not, had you heard of the labels that were provided on the grid?
        3. What does your location on the grid seem to tell you about your political beliefs?
HW: Finish your survey write up before tomorrow

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9

Agenda:

  1. Foundations of Gov./Constitution Exam
  2. Complete missing work
HW: none--missing work

Tuesday, March 7

Agenda:

  1. Test review sheet
    1. test is on Thursday
    2. anything written on the note card provided can be used
    3. test review sheet (what you need to know) LINKED HERE
  2. Checks and balances review
    1. LINKED HERE
HW: prepare for your test

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2

Agenda:

  1. Finish "Protecting Individual Freedoms" power point examples/discussion
  2. Flag burning case/questions (see me if you missed this--not available for upload)
Reminders/HW:
  • grading day is next week--make sure you're getting work in
  • Bill of Rights poster, protecting individual freedoms, and flag burning response all turned in today

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tuesday, February 28

Agenda:

  1. Finish Bill of Rights Posters
    1. already linked (see old posts)
    2. due next class (Thursday)
  2. Begin "Protecting Individual Freedoms"
    1. completed #'s 1-6
    2. will finish the rest and turn in on Thursday
    3. LINKED HERE
HW: finish Bill of Rights Poster