APCGP 3/30-4/3

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on March 27, 2020

Monday March 30th 

Learning Objective: Demonstrate your knowledge of Unit 4 material.

  1. FRQs – you will have 45 minutes to respond to the 2 FRQs listed for Unit 4 on AP classroom. This is the same place that you go to when we do our unit progress checks. Please do not use any notes. I will allow to make corrections if needed. Once you click on it, you will only have 45 minutes to complete your response.

Tuesday March 31st

Learning Objective: Learn about the case study country of Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgDCRegyo7Q
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. take notes on Russia 2017 Evolution of the Soviet Union in the 20th (1)

Wednesday April 1st

Learning Objective: Learn about the case study country of Russia.

  1. send me your answers to the questions from “Vote for me video”
  2. warmup https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc9ZpDIikAE
  3. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  4. Take notes on Russia, do 1/2 today  2017 Policy and Issues in modern Russia (1)

Thursday April 2nd

Learning Objective: Learn about the case study country of Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bYic1R0i28
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1) 
  3. Take notes on Russia, do 2nd 1/2 today  2017 Policy and Issues in modern Russia (1)

Friday April 3rd 

Learning Objective: Learn about the case study country of Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX-xs9VJ-BI
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1) 
  3. Send me the warmup forms
  4.  Begin reading the chapter on Russia, divide the chapter into 3 parts and read 1st third today, and write a paragraph about what you learned and email the paragraph to me.

HAPPY SPRING BREAK!!!

 

Honors Government Week of 3/30-4/3

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 25, 2020

Monday March 30

LG: Understand the differing philosophies of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton.

  1. go to https://learner.org/series/a-biography-of-america/a-new-system-of-government/
  2. Scroll down to the “You Decide: Jefferson or Hamilton?” tab, click on the tab and read through the information given
  3. At the very end of the information there is a question, “With what you now know, whose vision for the United States was more compelling, Thomas Jefferson or Alexander Hamilton?” write a brief response with evidence from the text you read and submit it to me.

Tuesday March 31st 

LG: Learn about the Constitution.

  1. watch https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-3/
  2. Continue to read through the Constitution to find the answers to the power point Constitutionauthorized2019
  3. following the directions in the ppt, send me the answers for #5-11

Wednesday April 1

LG: Learn about the Constitution.

  1. watch https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-4/
  2. Continue to read through the Constitution to find the answers to the power point Constitutionauthorized2019
  3. following the directions in the ppt, send me the answers for #12-18

Thursday April 2

LG: Learn about the Constitution.

  1. watch https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-5/
  2. Continue to read through the Constitution to find the answers to the scavenger hunt on the Constitution constitution scavenger hunt
  3. Send me your results

Friday April 3

LG: Learn about the origins of government.

  1. take notes on the origins of American government chapter 2 government

 

 

Honors Government 3/23-3/27

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 20, 2020

Book link: https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?sp=ed&connection=GA-Cobb-00209531

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

Social-Studies-American-Government-Civics-Georgia-Standards-1o54ifj

** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

STUDY GUIDE FOR Unit 1 Test-1oanttp

Vocabulary  Unit 1 government-unit-1-vocabulary-wrtb7w (1)

 

Monday March 23rd

LG: Introduction to government class.

  1. Citizenship video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJlY9C7YWzI, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhztklZWr3s
  2. Citizenship Test- Would you be deported? https://my.uscis.gov/en/prep/test/civics/view
  3. I Side With Political Quiz-   https://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz
  4. Send me an email with your citizenship test score and top 2 political parties from I Side quiz results!

Tuesday March 24th 

LG: Learn about origins of the U.S. Government.

  1. Web quest. Email Completed work to me.  Origins-of-US-Government-Webquest-19qlz1n (5)-2b1jiw4
  2. webquest_influences_of_gov-2cmmnwe

Wednesday March 25th

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Open  document Origins-of-US-Government-Webquest-19qlz1n (5)-2b1jiw4
  2. Scroll down and complete Task B, make a 3 paragraph essay and then email it to me

Thursday March 26th

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Read and analyze the Declaration of Independence; you can use the text book link at the top of the blog, or use an internet copy of the Declaration of Independence to answer these questions declaration of independence questions
  2. send me your answers
  3.  View Crash Course gov. video https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-1/

Friday March 27th

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1.  View Bi-Cameral Congress https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-2/
  2. Using the U.S. Constitution, from book link or internet, and following the directions on the power point below, decide whether or not the scenario listed in authorized or not authorized in the Constitution. Do slide scenarios #2-4, send me the results
  3. Constitutionauthorized2019

 

 

APCGP Unit 4 Plans 3/16-3/20, 3/23-3/27

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on March 13, 2020

Office Hours: 10:30-12 pm Monday-Friday. Please email me with any questions or concerns.

If you bought your study book, listed on the syllabus, for the AP exam, you can read your case country chapters in that book as well.

Unit 4 Vocabulary

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

Monday 3/16

Learning Objective: Describe electoral systems and election rules among course countries.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQyxG4vTyZ8 APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  2. notes 4.1 Party and Electoral Systems and Citizen Organizations 4.1 Party and Electoral Systems
  3.  read pp. 406-410 in China chapter, stop at end of Why Study this Case?

Tuesday 3/17 

Learning Objective: Explain how election rules serve different regime objectives regarding ballot access, election wins, and constituency accountability.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZy9QraJO3E APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  2. notes 4.2 4.2 Election rules
  3. read pp. 410 to top 0f 412 in China chapter

Wednesday 3/18

Learning Objective: Learn about Chinese culture.

  1. Watch and answer questions for Dem. Experiment in Elementary School (52:13) PBShttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuMuFsCJFWI
  2. Questions Please Vote for Me (1)

Thursday 3/19

Learning Objective: Describe characteristics of political party systems and party membership.

  1. warm up video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkzP2N-BMhI
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. notes 4.3 4.3 Characteristics of Political Party Systems and Party Membership
  4. read pp. 413-414 in China packet

Friday 3/20

Learning Objective: Explain how political party systems and memberships link citizen participation to policy-making.

  1. warm up video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4orQ0p788k&t=8s
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. notes  4.4 political party systems and memberships link citizen participation
  4. read pp. 415-416 China packet

Happy Weekend! Next week Unit 4 Progress Check and test on College Board

Monday March 23rd 

Latest update from College Board about AP Testing:

https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update

Learning Objective: Learn about China’s development of the state and political regime.

  1. Today and tomorrow, I would like you to spend your school time completing the Chins chapter. Divide what ever you have left of the chapter into the next two days.
  2. Write a brief paragraph about what you learned in your reading and email it to me.

Tuesday March 24th

Learning Objective: Learn about China’s development of the state and political regime.

  1. Complete the reading of the China chapter
  2. Write a brief paragraph about what you learned in your reading and email it to me.

Wednesday March 25th 

Learning Objective:Explain how social movements and interest groups affect social and political change.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnuH6Bu-8FE&list=PLVnVjmFGPq2OglIwgABTQXsT35tjNwZ7Q
  2. warm up sheet: APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. notes on impact of social movement and interest groups 4.5 Impact of social movements and interest groups

Thursday March 26th

Learning Objective: Describe pluralist and corporatist interest group systems.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoVSWFTP4AE&list=PLVnVjmFGPq2OglIwgABTQXsT35tjNwZ7Q&index=2
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. notes 4.6 4.6 Pluralist and corporatist interest group systems
  4.  Complete activity and email: Activity for 4.5 & 4.6

Friday March 27th

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 4 Party and Electoral Systems and Citizen Organizations.

  1. warm up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TLmJ1bFd0Y&list=PLVnVjmFGPq2OglIwgABTQXsT35tjNwZ7Q&index=3
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. Go to College Board and take unit 4 Progress Check

Hon Econ Unit 5 Plans 3/9-3/13, 3/16-3/20 updated(3/15)

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 9, 2020

RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

Econ book link: https://clever.com/oauth/instant-login?client_id=58a2387860cc09e7d1d1&district_id=5798a584ac8d990100000850&specify_auth=samaximum-employment-1x8d2to

Social-Studies-Economics-Georgia-Standards-1kygv50,

Tutoring Schedule: see Harrison Social Studies Homepage

 Help to study for the EOC Economics_Study_Guide_7.7.17-1oxacku

****Continue preparation on your own for EOC on March 19 and 20  by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.***** Due by 10 pm March 18

https://www.usatestprep.com/member-login?logout=1

StudyGuide: Milestones_StudyGuide_Economics_11-16-ymxtob

Another great practice site for Econ EOC: https://www.quia.com/quiz/678432.html

Naked Economics assigned reading: Pre course work-1iwgc70

Syllabus HECON S2020

 

Monday March 9 after Unit 4 test

LG: Learn about different types of insurance, and how to pay for college.

  1. Read article about insurance types and answer all questions
  2. read about how to pay for college and write a summary paragraph

HW: complete articles, work on USATest Prep

Tuesday March 10

LG: Review decision matrix for cost benefit options associated with various option when making choices and budgeting. Learn about banks and other financial institutions.

  1.  Review decisions matrix ideas
  2. Credit
  3. compare different types of financial services
  4. Article “Insurance: Managing Risk and Balancing Responsibility with Affordability” answer all question due, trade and grade
  5.  Discuss paying for college article

HW: USATest Prep Quizzes,  CH. 7 Naked Economics

 

Wednesday March 11  Early Release Day

LG: Learn about reasons for the spread of interest charged and interest earned, and the relationship between risk and return.

  1. why the spread between interest charged and interests earned?
  2. personal finance notes Personal Finance by standards

HW: Complete Savings Goal Calculator activity, Review today’s notes, USA Test Prep quizzes, read NE Chapter 7

Thursday March 12

LG: Learn about the costs and benefits of using credit and taxes.

  1. Credit Quiz
  2. Review types of taxes and effect  different groups complete activity
  3. Insurance summary page
  4. compare interest rates on loans and credit cards and complete handout on Credit Scores (ALL info on the Personal Finance ppt attached to the #2 on Wednesday’s post.)

HW: Review today’s notes, USATest Prep Quizzes, read NE Chapter 7, Review all personal finance notes for tomorrow’s Touchstone

Friday March 13

LG:Describe how insurance and other risk-management strategies, plus look at 21st century earnings of workers and how they are determined.

  1. Touchstone Unit 5
  2. USATest Prep, assignments have been extended until next Friday March 20th

HW: USA Test Prep quizzes, read NE Chapter 7

Monday March 16 

*If you have not started your USATest Prep assignments yet and cannot get into your account, email me and I will send you your password and username. All previously assigned USATest Prep Assignments are due Friday March 20th!!!

LG:Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance.

  1. USATest Prep-Personal Finance video and questions for Spending and Saving section
  2.  Complete questions on Spending and Saving in this section on USA Test Prep

HW: Read Ch.7 in Naked Economics, USA Test Prep quizzes

Tuesday March 17

LG:Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance.

  1. USATest Prep-Personal Finance video and questions for Banking and Investing section
  2.  Complete questions on Banking and Investing  in this section on USA Test Prep

HW: Read Ch.7 in Naked Economics, USA Test Prep quizzes

Wednesday March 18

LG:Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance.

  1. USATest Prep-Personal Finance video and questions for the Insurance section
  2.  Complete questions on Insurance  in this section on USA Test Prep
  3. USATest Prep-Personal Finance video and questions for Skills and Pay section
  4.  Complete questions on Skills and Pay  in this section on USA Test Prep

HW: Read Ch.7 in Naked Economics, review personal finance notes for USA Test Prep test tomorrow

Thursday  March 19

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of Economic  Personal Finance principles.

  1. USATest Prep-Personal Finance video and questions for Taxation and You section
  2.  Complete questions on Taxation and You in this section on USA Test Prep
  3. USATest Prep-Personal Finance video and questions for Creditworthiness section
  4.  Complete questions on Creditworthiness in this section on USA Test Prep

HW: review all personal finance notes for Domain Test on USA Test Prep tomorrow, USA Test Prep quizzes

Friday March 20

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of Economics.

  1. Next to the Section title “Personal Finance Economics” click on the button that says “Domain Test”, choose your teacher and class
  2. Take the Personal Finance full test, 20 questions, on USATest Prep
  3. All previously assigned USA Test Prep Quizzes due today! The ones assigned 3 weeks ago!!!

HW: Have a great weekend!!!

APCGP Mexico Plans 3/5, 3/9-3/13

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on March 4, 2020

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

2019 Mexico Part 1 Government

Monday March 9

Learning Objective: Explain and learn about Mexico’s government.

  1. warm up
  2. Notes on Politics of Mexico 2019 Mexico Part 2 Politics 2 

HW: review your notes,  read Chapter handed out in class

Tuesday March 10

Learning Objective: Learn about politics in Mexico.

  1. warm up
  2. notes of Mexican politics
  3. Mexican 2006 Election results activity 2006 Mexican Election (1) 2006 Mexican Presidential Election Questions (1)

HW: review notes, complete notes, read Chapter handed out in class

Wednesday March 11

Learning Objective: Learn about the Mexican population and civil society.

  1. warm up
  2. notes on popultion and civil society. 2019 Mexico Part 3 Population and Civil Society

HW: review notes, complete notes, read Chapter handed out in class

Thursday March 12

Learning Objective: Understand the case country of Mexico.

  1. warm up
  2. View “Murder, Money and Mexico” answer questions Murder money mexico questions (1)

HW: Review notes for quiz on Mexico tomorrow, read Chapter handed out in class

Friday March 13

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of Mexico case country.

  1. warm up
  2. Mexico quiz
  3. Begin Unit 4 notes

HW: Relax

 

 

 

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