APCGP Week of 18-22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on May 7, 2020

Exam on Friday of this week! Make sure you ask any questions before Friday!!

Hello Comparative Government students. If you have not been following the blog directions, you may have missed a few things. The APCGP test has moved to May 22nd. You will be taking the test at home on your computer. You will write one argument essay and one quantitative analysis essay. I am attaching a pdf with all pre and post testing directions, you need to read it and make sure you have everything you need to take your AP test. AP Exam 2020 Guide

Video help for exam preparation: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoGgviqq4844oyQviUHOOddAaMOdDAqpk&SFMC_cid=EM305179-&rid=71583138

Monday May 18th

LO: Review for AP exam.

  1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. There are videos to review Units 1-3 and 4 and 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

Tuesday May 19th 

LO: Review for AP exam.

  1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. There are videos to review Units 1-3 and 4 and 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

 

Wednesday May 20th 

  1. LO: Review for AP exam.
    1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. There are videos to review Units 1-3 and 4 and 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

Thursday May 21st

LO: Practice writing an essay for the exam.

  1. Log into My AP and take the assigned essay, this week.

Friday May 22nd 

AP EXAM!

APCGP Week of May 11-14

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on May 7, 2020

Hello Comparative Government students. If you have not been following the blog directions, you may have missed a few things. The APCGP test has moved to May 22nd. You will be taking the test at home on your computer. You will write one argument essay and one quantitative analysis essay. I am attaching a pdf with all pre and post testing directions, you need to read it and make sure you have everything you need to take your AP test. AP Exam 2020 Guide

Video help for exam preparation: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoGgviqq4844oyQviUHOOddAaMOdDAqpk&SFMC_cid=EM305179-&rid=71583138

Monday May 11th

LO: Review for AP exam.

  1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. There are videos to review Units 1-3 and 4 and 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

Tuesday May 12th 

LO: Review for AP exam.

  1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. There are videos to review Units 1-3 and 4 and 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

 

Wednesday May 13th 

  1. LO: Review for AP exam.
    1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. There are videos to review Units 1-3 and 4 and 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

Thursday May 14th 

LO: Practice writing an essay for the exam.

  1. Log into My AP and take the assigned essay, this week argument essay.

APCGP Week of May 4-7

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on April 30, 2020

Hello Comparative Government students. If you have not been following the blog directions, you may have missed a few things. The APCGP test has moved to May 22nd. You will be taking the test at home on your computer. You will write one argument essay and one quantitative analysis essay. I am attaching a pdf with all pre and post testing directions, you need to read it and make sure you have everything you need to take your AP test. AP Exam 2020 Guide

Video help for exam preparation: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoGgviqq4844oyQviUHOOddAaMOdDAqpk&SFMC_cid=EM305179-&rid=71583138

Monday May 4th

LO: Review for AP exam.

  1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

Tuesday May 5th 

LO: Review for AP exam.

  1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

 

Wednesday May 6th 

  1. LO: Review for AP exam.
    1. Go to this Youtube page, on the right there is a menu of video options to help you prepare for the exam. Choose whichever ones you need and do one daily. The link is the same, you need to pick the video you want to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2TwLeAmT4&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=12

Thursday May 7th 

LO: Practice writing an essay for the exam.

  1. Log into My AP and take the assigned essay.

 

 

APCGP Week of April 27-30

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on April 23, 2020

Monday April 27th

LO: Learn about how to write an argument essay.

  1. A full argument essay will be included in lesson about political stability (Topic 1.10). Students can view the lesson anytime afterward at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPbAAznpyes&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=11
  2.  info on the exam Updates about 2020 Comp GoPo Exam

Tuesday April 28th

LO: Write an argument essay.

  1. Go to AP classroom and click on the posted assignment. Write the argument essay.
  2. If you are taking the AP exam, please click on this link and watch the review videos to help you prepare for the AP Exam. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMjouaLKG7E&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=18

Wednesday April 29th

LO: Learn about Iran.

  1. Divide Iran chapter into 3rds and read 1st third
  2. write a brief paragraph about what you learned and send to me
  3. If you are taking the AP exam, please click on this link and watch the review videos to help you prepare for the AP Exam. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMjouaLKG7E&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=18

Thursday April 30th

LO: Learn about Iran.

  1. read  the 2nd  1/3  of the Iran chapter
  2. write a brief paragraph about what you learned and send to me
  3. If you are taking the AP exam, please click on this link and watch the review videos to help you prepare for the AP Exam. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMjouaLKG7E&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=18

APCGP Week of April 20th -23rd

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on April 17, 2020

Be sure you at looking at all the College Board Review information for the AP Exams and the new AP Exam schedule!!!

 

Monday April 20th 

LO: Apply what you have learned about your case countries to the FRQ.

  1. Go on College Board and complete your Russia Quiz (FRQs). These FRQs are related to information and notes from Units 1-3 and do include other case countries included in your notes.
  2. you will have 45 minutes to complete your FRQs
  3. DUE by 12 am April 24th

Tuesday April 21st

LO: Learn about Nigeria.

  1. Divide the Nigeria chapter into three parts, it is about 17 pages per day
  2.  write and send me a brief summary on what you learned today
  3. If you are taking the AP exam, please click on this link and watch the review videos tp help you prepare for the AP Exam. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMjouaLKG7E&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=18
  4.  If you have any other questions after looking at the new requirements on College Board let me know!

Wednesday April 22nd

LO: Learn about Nigeria.

  1. Divide the Nigeria chapter into three parts, it is about 17 pages per day
  2.  write and send me a brief summary on what you learned today
  3. If you are taking the AP exam, please click on this link and watch the review videos tp help you prepare for the AP Exam. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMjouaLKG7E&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=18

Thursday April 23rd 

LO: Learn about Nigeria.

  1. Divide the Nigeria chapter into three parts, it is about 17 pages per day
  2.  write and send me a brief summary on what you learned today
  3. If you are taking the AP exam, please click on this link and watch the review videos tp help you prepare for the AP Exam. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMjouaLKG7E&list=PLoGgviqq4847a2DzrJb-ftSzsICV5Gdi0&index=18

 

APCGP Week of April 13-17

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on April 11, 2020

Monday April 13th

Learning Goal: Learn about Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxMWSmKieuc
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3.  Read the 2nd 1/3rd of your Russia chapter

Tuesday April 14th 

Learning Goal: Learn about Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLXATt-29Co
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3.  complete your reading of the Russia chapter

Wednesday April 15th 

Learning Goal: Learn about Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nicr1xW2m6A
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3. Chechnya Government Reacts to Putin Crackdown (1)

Thursday April 16th

Learning Goal: Learn about Russia.

  1. warm up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv0s4ds2Fek
  2. APCG Warmup Article_Video Capture Sheet (1) (1)
  3.  notes on Govt.  structures 2018 Governemnt Structure and Politics of Soviet Union.Russia (1)
  4. Russia practice FRQ on Monday. Prepping for the  AP test? There are many sources available for free now on College Board, check them out. Also, please look at the latest news from College Board about the actual AP test. The dates are moved, and it will only be an FRQ only( one will be in argument FRQ), and only from Units 1-3, which we completed before we left. We will be completing the study of the other case countries and practicing our FRQ writing until May 20th in preparation for the AP test and completing the ideas behind the course. Let me know if you have any questions.

 

 

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!!!

 

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

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

 

 

 

APCGP Unit 3 Plans Feb.11-14, 24-28, March 2-6

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on February 6, 2020

Tuesday Feb. 11 

Learning Objective:  Describe civil society and explain the role of civil society among course countries.

  1. warm up
  2. Notes on Civil Society 3.1
  3. In country groups, research your country’s written protections of freedom to assemble and association and report back to class  http://constitutionalrights.constitutioncenter.org/app/home/world

HW: review todays notes, remember Friday’s food day

Wednesday Feb. 12

Learning Objective:  Describe civil society and explain the role of civil society among course countries.

  1. warm up
  2. Notes on Civil Society 3.1
  3. Unit 3 vocabulary

HW: Review notes and work on vocab., don’t forget Food day Friday.

Thursday Feb. 13

Learning Objective:  Explain how political culture relates to citizen behavior and the role of the state.

  1. warm up
  2. Notes on political culture 3.2
  3. Research and try to answer the following questions for you case country.Questions about political culture from country to country include:  What role do citizens expect to play in the selection of government officials? What individual freedoms and liberties do citizens expect to be protected by the government? What role do citizens think they should be able to play in influencing governmental policy making? How limited should the powers of government be?

HW: review  your notes. Bring food for Food Day tomorrow!!!!

Friday Feb. 14  Happy Vaentine’s Day!!!! 

Learning Objective: Wrap up study of the case country UK with the film Brexit and a food day.

  1. View Brexit and respond to the questions as you watch
  2. Enjoy yummy snacks

HW: Get your Ethel Woods book and start to read it, while enjoying your break!!!

Monday Feb. 24

Learning Objective:Describe political ideologies and explain how political values and beliefs frame policy choices to address particular political problems.

  1. warm up
  2.  Notes on political idealogies (review) and  how political values and beliefs frame policy choices 3.3 and 3.4
  3.  work on vocabulary

Hw: review notes, study vocabulary

Tuesday Feb. 25

Learning Objective:Describe political ideologies and explain how political values and beliefs frame policy choices to address particular political problems.

  1. warm up
  2.  Notes on how political values and beliefs frame policy choices 3.4
  3.  work on vocabulary

Hw: review notes, study vocabulary

Wednesday Feb. 26

Learning Objective:  Explain the nature and role of political participation as related to a regime’s use of authority and power.

  1. warm up
  2. Notes on nature and role of political participation 3.5

HW: review notes and study vocabulary

Thursday Feb. 27

Learning Objective:  Explain how political participation affects and is affected by democratic or authoritarian regime types.

  1. warm up
  2.  notes on political participation affects 3.6
  3.  review your case countries Freedom House Index and rank them on the board

Hw: review notes and study for voc. quiz tomorrow

Friday Feb. 28

Learning Goal:  Explain the extent to which civil rights and civil liberties are protected or restricted in different regimes.

  1. vocab. quiz
  2. notes on civil rights and civil liberties 3.7
  3.  review civil rights and liberties of your case country and enter info on board to share with class https://freedomhouse.org/

HW: Review notes

Monday March 2

Learning Objective: Describe politically relevant social cleavages in course countries and explain how these affect citizen relationships and political stability.

  1. Warm up
  2. Notes on social cleavages 3.8/3.9
  3. complete chart

Hw: review notes and study for test

Tuesday March 3

Learning Goal: Describe politically relevant social cleavages in course countries and explain how these affect citizen relationships and political stability.

  1. warm up
  2.  notes on social cleavages continued 3.8/3.9

HW: review for progress check tomorrow on College Board

Wednesday March 4

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 3 concepts.

  1. Warm up
  2. progress check on College Board

HW: Study for test

Thursday March 5

Learning Objective: Learn about the case country of Mexico.

  1. Warm up
  2. Mexico notes
  3. Article and questions on Mexico- “Fox’s Legacy and Mexico’s Future”

Friday March 6

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 3 concepts.

  1. Unit 3 Assessment

HW: read Chapter handed out in class on Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

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