Friday, January 20, 2017

SEMESTER 1 ARCHIVE

If you want to access weekly lesson plans from Global Studies or Materials from Semester 1 Civics, the links to the archived materials are on the top right of this screen.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Civics Final Review Topics

Hey Civics Class, want some review topics???
Civics Final
Terms:


Anarchy Citizen
Monarchy Public Policy
Theocracy Direct Democracy
Democracy Government
Communism Vote
Representative Democracy
Electoral College
Immigrants Aliens
Civics Politics
Branches of Government Supreme Court Cases
Filibuster Majority/Minority
Executive Order Veto


EQ/Short Answer


  • What is the purpose of government?
  • How do you win an election?
  • Why should you vote? How do you vote?
  • Who should be elected? What makes a good politician?
  • How does local government work? What does it look like?

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Global Studies: Wanna start poking around the Midterm???

Don't forget, the Midterm Review has been up since the beginning of the year... Go check it out! Here is the link!

Civics Take Home Final Exam EQ Essay (DUE AT THE FINAL)

Civics folks: In case you want to start working on the final exam take home essential question essay, here is the link to the page. It is DUE AT THE END OF THE EXAM WITH NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!

"For the final exam for Civics, you are required to write a one-page essay answering the overall course EQ: Are the needs and wants of Americans best met by the current political structures?  This essay MUST include examples from the course, not just an essay about your opinions of the current administration. Think about what our government looks and acts like and whether or not that meets the needs of current America, why or why not? YOU MUST WORK ON THIS ALONE, BUT MAY USE NOTES AND ONLINE RESOURCES."

Friday, December 16, 2016

Asia Geography Test on Monday, December 19th!!!

Here are the links to the test, there is NO EXCUSE for not being ready, you've been given ample time (Month and a Half) to get ready. (LINK TO THE MAP TEST AND WRITTEN PART)

Friday, December 9, 2016

BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENTS: GLOBAL & CIVICS

For Global Studies:

You need to find a newspaper/magazine article that is relevant to an issue in the world, read it, and complete the Global Studies Current Events Sheet. (Link to Blizzard Bag Page & Link to Current Event PDF) (Students given a copy of Current Events Sheet in class December 2016 between 12/9 and 12/12)


For Civics:
You need to find a newspaper/magazine article that is relevant to an issue from our Civics class, read it, and complete the Civics Current Events Sheet.  (Link to Blizzard Bag Page & Link to Current Event Sheet PDF (Students given a copy of Current Events Sheet in class December 2016 between 12/9 and 12/12)


Thursday, December 1, 2016

CIVICS: You may use this Google Classroom Page to pass in paper parts

If you would like to use Google Drive for your paper checkpoints, please use my Long Term Summative Assignment Google Classroom page to pass in your work. The classcode: f66i2gh