Hon. Govt./Econ. Materials and Information

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon Gov/Econ Materials | Posted on August 31, 2017

***I am available for individual help throughout the week- Mondays before or after school, Wednesday – Friday mornings, and Thursday after school. You can contact me through email to set an appointment that works for us both.

Honors Gov-Econ Syllabus F2017-1chfw2u

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Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-15vxvbr

For Extra help with concepts visit Crash Course Government and Economics on YouTube,  or Khan Academy. They have great videos that can help you better understand particular concepts.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=crash+course+government

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=khan+academy+government

Hon. World History Handouts and Materials

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. World History Materials | Posted on August 31, 2017

Honors World History Syllabus f2017-2nip86n

Social Studies Tutoring Schedule – Harrison-15vxvbr

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***I am available for individual help throughout the week- Mondays before or after school, Wednesday – Friday mornings, and Thursday after school. You can contact me through email to set an appointment that works for us both.

 

For extra information or help try out some of Khan Academy’s videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HB9UeibLURBlcdR4XzputM9

Honors World History Week of Sept. 4-8

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 30, 2017

*Reading quiz ch 6 Tuesday

* Unit 2 Assessment – Greeks and Romans Friday

Monday Sept. 4 Labor Day

Tuesday Sept. 5

LG: Learn about the Roman Empire.

  1. Quiz on CH. 6
  2. Roman Achievement Stations
  3. complete film if needed
  4. Complete map on the Roman Empire for homework
  5. Read about the men who followed after Caesar for homework

Wednesday Sept. 6

LG: Learn about the fall of the Roman Empire.

  1. Notes on Punic wars ppt
  2. Inquiry based project on Fall of the Roman Empire.

Thursday Sept. 7

LG: Learn about the fall of the Roman Empire.

  1. 1/2 class to complete Fall of Roman Empire
  2. wrap and review for Unit 2 Assessment- Greeks and Romans tomorrow

Friday Sept. 8

LG: Show understanding of Greeks and Romans.

  1. Turn in Unit packets
  2. Unit 2 Assessment

Honors World History Week of August 28-September 5

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 24, 2017

Monday August 28

LG: Understand the Persian and Peloponnesian War.

  1. Complete notes on the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars
  2. Begin map of the Empire of Alexander the Great

Tuesday August 29

LG: Learn about some of Plato’s famous works, and learn about the Punic Wars.

  1. read primary sources in packets and answer all questions marked.
  2. Complete Alexander the Great Map
  3. Look at and take notes on the Punic Wars

Wednesday August 30  *bring your text book*

LG:  Learn about the Punic Wars, and look at the Roman Republic

  1. Reading quiz corrections using text book
  2. Begin Roman Daily Life questions and reading

Thursday August 31

LG:  Learn about the Punic Wars, and look at the Roman Republic.

  1. Complete Roman Daily Life
  2. Take notes on the Roman Republic
  3. Read about the decline of the Roman republic

Friday September 1

LG: Compare and contrast the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

  1. Compare and contrast activity
  2. View Rome: the Ultimate Empire

Monday Sept. 4 Labor Day

Tuesday Sept. 5

LG: Learn about the Roman Empire.

  1. Quiz on CH. 6
  2. Complete map on the Roman Empire
  3. complete film if needed
  4. Look at the men who followed after Caesar

 

 

Honors Government Week of August 25, August 28- Sept. 1, Sept. 5-7

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 24, 2017

Friday August 25

LG: Learn about the Federal court system.

  1. Supreme court cases information and selection
  2. Computer lab 208 to research for Supreme court cases

 

Monday August 28

LG: Learn about the Supreme Court.

  1. Ch 11 power point notes Chapter-11-wrw1oh
  2. Research for Supreme Court case

 

Tuesday August 29           

LG: Learn more about interest groups.

  1. 12 power point notes
  2. Research for Supreme court projects lab 516

 

Wednesday August 30

LG: Learn about  constitutional freedoms.

  1. Ch 13 notes
  2. Work on supreme court cases

 

Thursday August 31

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

 

 Friday September 1

LG: Learn about supreme court cases.

  1. Present Supreme court cases

 

Monday   *LABOR DAY BREAK*

 

Tuesday September 5

LG: Learn about laws in America.

  1. Complete Ch. 12 notes
  2. ch. 13 notes
  3. interest group brochure

 

Wednesday September 6 

LG: Learn about laws in America.

  1. Ch. 15 notes if needed
  2. study for unit 3 assessment

Thursday  September 7

LG: Show understanding of Judicial Unit.

  1. Turn in vocabulary Unit 3
  2. Unit 3 Assessment
  3. present interest group brochures
  4. receive Unit 4 vocabulary

Honors World History Week of August 21-25

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 17, 2017

 Lunar Eclipse Day!  Monday August 21

If you miss class today, you will need to make up the essay portion of your Ancient Civilization Test. Make up days are Wednesday morning at 7:15, or Thursday after school. It will have to be made up this week or you will receive a O for this portion of the test. The make up schedule with room numbers is located in the hall next to my door, or see me if you have any questions.

Monday

LG: Show understanding of concepts from ancient history.

  1. Essay portion of ancient history test
  2. begin Athenian vs. Spartan body biography projects

Tuesday

LG: Learn about Spartan and Athenian cultures through independent research.

  1. Complete Athenian and Spartan body biographies
  2. work on map of ancient Greece

Wednesday

LG: Learn about Sparta and Greece cultures.

  1. Share body biographies
  2. finish map of Greece
  3. Video “Greece: a moment of excellence”

Thursday      Open House tonight!

LG:Learn about Sparta and Greece cultures.

  1. Fill in Comparison and Contrast chart for Athens and Sparta and notes
  2. Notes on the Persian War and the Peloponnesian War
  3. Read article “Rivals” and answer questions

Friday

LG: Learn about Sparta and Greece cultures.

  1. Reading Quiz ch. 5
  2. Video “Greece: a moment of excellence”
  3. Complete Greece map
  4. Alexander the Great Empire Map

Honors Government Week of August 14-18, 21-25

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 10, 2017

Monday  August 14

LG: Learn about the Congress.

  1. Ch. 5 notes
  2. Work on Comparing House/Senate Sheet
  3. Work on Unit 2 vocabulary
  4. Pick president for presidential poster project

Tuesday  August 15

LG: Learn about the development of Congressional powers.

  1. Ch. 6 prezi notes
  2. Work on Presidential Poster project

Wednesday  August 16

LG: Learn about the presidency and his leadership.

  1. Share presidential posters
  2. Ch. 5-7 Voc Quiz, Friday
  3. look for a topic for policy issue report

Thursday  August 17

LG: Learn about the presidency and his leadership.

  1. Ch. 7 Notes
  2. Work on Policy Issue Report

Friday  August 18

LG: Learn about the federal bureaucracy.

  1. Vocabulary quiz ch.5-7
  2.  Notes ch. 8-9
  3. Turn in Political cartoon

Monday  August 21

LG: Learn about foreign policy and defense.

  1. work on Policy Issue Report
  2.  Policy Issue Report due tomorrow

Tuesday  August 22

LG: Learn about foreign policy and defense.

  1. Turn in policy issue report
  2. Ch. 10 and  22 notes
  3. Complete voc. for Unit 3

Wednesday  August 23

LG: Review Unit 2 materials in preparation for the unit assessment.

  1. Share Policy Issue Reports
  2. Complete ch 22 notes
  3. Study for Unit 3 Assessment

Thursday  August 24

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 2 material.

  1. Turn in Unit 3 Voc
  2. Unit 3 Assessment
  3. Receive Unit 4 Voc list

Friday  August 25

LG: Learn about the Judicial System.

  1. Talk about Supreme Court projects, choose groups
  2. Notes on judicial system

 

Honors World History Week of August 14-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 10, 2017

Monday

LG: Learn about ancient civilizations.

  1. Complete SPRITE projects with group, due completed at beginning of class tomorrow
  2. Take notes on Bantu society

Tuesday

LG: Learn about ancient civilizations.

  1. PreTest World History
  2. complete Mandala of Hindu beliefs
  3. Notes on China

Wednesday

LG: Learn about ancient civilizations.

  1. Gallery walk for SPRITE, each student is responsible to fill out the note section on their study guide sheet.
  2. Take notes on Olmec society

Thursday

LG: Show understanding of ancient cultures.

  1. wrap up and review ancient civilizations for unit assessment Friday
  2. prepare for Unit 1 test

Friday

LG: Differentiate the Athenian verses Spartan societies.

  1. Intro Greeks
  2. Athenian vs. Spartan Body Biographies

 

 

 

 

Hon. World History Week of Aug. 7-11

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on August 3, 2017

Monday

LG: Learn about early civilizations.

  1. Quiz on terms, dates, dates on a timeline, world map geography
  2. Go to the links listed here to read about Hammurabi’s Code http://avalon.law.yale.edu/ancient/hammint.asp
  3. http://avalon.law.yale.edu/ancient/hamframe.asp

Use complete sentences to answer the following questions, after you have read the articles.

1) Why was it necessary for the code to be so comprehensive?  2) What can you determine about Babylonian society by reading the code? 3) What, in your evaluation, is the most striking feature of the code?  Explain your answer.

Tuesday

LG: Learn about early civilizations.

  1. Notes on Ancient Egypt
  2. Mummification info
  3. Crash Course WH video -Egypt

Wednesday

LG: Learn about early civilizations.

  1. Complete Egypt notes
  2. Video on Egypt

Thursday

LG: Learn about early civilizations.

  1. Religions activity
  2. Ancient Civilizations SPRITE Gallery Project

Friday

LG: Learn about early civilizations.

  1. Continue work on SPRITE Gallery Project
  2. Notes on ancient China
  3. Crash Course video on Chinese culture
  4. China Activity

 

Hon. Gov. week of August 7-11

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 3, 2017

** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

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Monday

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Quiz Vocabulary Ch. 1 and 2
  2. PowerPoint notes on Unit 1 ch. 3
  3. Ch. 3/4 Vocabulary quiz, Wednesday
  4. Federalism Crash Course gov. video
  5. Share 27 Amendments
  6. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz tomorrow

Tuesday

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. continue PowerPoint notes on Unit 1 ch. 3
  2. Ch. 3/4 Vocabulary quiz, Thursday
  3. Federalism Crash Course gov. video
  4. Share 27 Amendments
  5. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz tomorrow

Wednesday

LG: Learn about federalism.

  1. Constitution and Articles of the Confederacy quiz
  2. Take notes on Ch. 4
  3. work on unit vocabulary, quiz ch. 3/4 tomorrow

Thursday

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of the U.S. government.

  1. Quiz ch. 3/4 vocabulary
  2. complete ch 4 ppt notes
  3. study for Unit 1 assessment

Friday

LG:Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of the U.S. government.

  1. Turn in Unit 1 vocabulary, handwritten vocabulary only
  2. Unit 1 assessment
  3. receive unit 2 vocabulary

Monday

LG: Learn about the Legislative branch of government.

  1. Notes on Ch. 5
  2. Video on the legislature
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