APCGP Unit 3 Plans Feb.11-14, 24-28, March 2-5

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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: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 3 concepts.

  1. Unit 3 Assessment

HW: Relax!

 

 

 

 

 

APCGP Unit 2 Plans Jan. 23-24, 27-31, and Feb. 3-7

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on January 21, 2020

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

Please purchase your copy of AP Comparative Government and Politics: an Essential Coursebook 9th edition by Ethel Wood

 

Thursday Jan. 23

Learning Objective: Learn about the 1st case country, the UK.

  1. Notes on the UK.
  2. research for a debate next week ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?” bring your evidence for your side of the debate and make sure to address a counter argument with evidence as well.

HW: review notes for UK quiz next week

Friday Jan. 24 

Learning Objective: Learn about the 1st case country, the UK.

  1. slide 26 to the end on UK part 1. United Kingdom Part 1 Government
  2.  slides 1-10 on UK Part 2 United Kingdom Part 2 Politics

HW: review notes for UK quiz next week

Monday Jan.27

Learning Objective: Learn about the 1st case country, the UK.

  1. Notes on the UK.
  2. research for a debate tomorrow  ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?” bring your evidence for your side of the debate and make sure to address a counter argument with evidence as well.

HW: prepare for debate, review UK notes for test Friday

Tuesday Jan. 28

Learning Objective: Describe parliamentary, presidential and semi-presidential systems.

  1. complete UK notes if needed
  2. research for a debate next week ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?” bring your evidence for your side of the debate and make sure to address a counter argument with evidence as well.

HW: work on debate and review your notes for UK test

Wednesday Jan. 29

Learning Objective: Compare institutional relations among parliamentary, presidential and semi-presidential systems.

  1. Compare the different institutional systems- parliamentary, presidential, and semi-presidential
  2. Explain the implications of the similarities and differences between countries of different systems, principles, institutions, processes, policies and behaviors.

HW: review notes for UK test

Thursday Jan. 30

Learning Objective: Explain the structure, function, and change of executive leadership in course countries.

  1. Look at each of the 6 countries’ executive leadership
  2.  Jigsaw content by country and share with class
  3.  Come up with ideas t help each other remember each countries executive offices
  4. Debate ” Is policy making more effective in a parliamentary or presidential system?”

HW: review for UK test

Friday Jan. 31

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of the UK case country.

  1. Test over the UK

HW: review notes from this week

Monday Feb.3

Learning Objective: Explain the structure, function, and change of executive leadership in course countries. Describe procedures for the removal of executive leadership by other institutions.

  1. advantages/disadvantages of executive term limits
  2. Write a thesis/claim about term limits. This is an argument essay, be sure to defend your claim with examples. Use handout to help in prewrite

HW: review notes, complete thesis/claim

Tuesday Feb. 4

Learning Objective: Describe legislative structures and functions in course countries. Explain how legislative powers are constrained by other institutions and/or processes, which can affect legislative independence.

  1. vocabulary quiz moved to Wednesday
  2. Work on vocabulary
  3. notes on legislative structures, functions, and constraints

HW: review notes

Wednesday Feb. 5

Learning Objective: Describe the structure and functions of judiciaries. Explain the importance of independent judiciaries relative to other political institutions.

  1. vocabulary quiz
  2. notes on judiciaries
  3.  class discussion of the importance of independent judiciaries

HW: review notes

Thursday Feb. 6

Learning Objective: Describe the structure and functions of judiciaries. Explain the importance of independent judiciaries relative to other political institutions.

  1. vocabulary quiz
  2. notes on judiciaries

HW: review for progress check

Friday Feb. 7

Learning Objective: Wrap up political institutions.

  1. AP Progress check 2
  2. study for test

HW: review notes for test

Monday Feb. 10

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of political institutions.

  1. Unit 2 test

HW: Relax!!

 

 

AP Comparative Gov &Politics Unit 1 Jan. 6-10, 13-17, 20-22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in APCGP | Posted on January 5, 2020

Syllabus-APCGP- S2020

Please also look at the films listed on this power point as possible films we will view this semester.

Movies with Explanation for AP COGOPO (1)

If at any time you need help, please come see me or email me to arrange a time to meet.

Monday Jan. 6

Learning Objective: Explain how political scientist construct knowledge and communicate inferences and explanations about political systems, institutional interactions, and behavior.

  1.  Video clip, complete warm up question sheet
  2.  TRSS forms
  3.  Intro Notes Pt 1
  4. Country assignments
  5. syllabus
  6.  read “Comparative Politics Made Simple”

HW: complete “Comparative Politics Made Simple”

Tuesday Jan. 7

Learning Objective: Explain how political scientist construct knowledge and communicate inferences and explanations about political systems, institutional interactions, and behavior.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Continue notes Intro Unit Pt.1
  3.  Review data types Data Websites
  4. Complete chart Data Chart 2019 (1)

HW: complete review of data websites doc 

Wednesday Jan. 8

Learning Objective: Describe the differences between regimes, states, nations, and governments.

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jun/17/nigeria-bomb-attack-konduga-suicideContinue notes on Unit 1 
  2. read warm up article ad complete form
  3. practice data chart question
  4.  Intro 2020 notes slides 5-15
  5. Begin reading of “Democratization Briefing Paper” Briefing Paper Democratization and answering accompanying questions Democratization Briefing Paper Questions

HW: continue reading “Democratization Briefing Paper” and questions, quiz on Friday

Thursday Jan. 9

Learning Objective: Describe the differences between regimes, states, nations, and governments.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Intro 2020 notes slides 16-27
  3. “Democratization Briefing Paper” and questions, quiz on Friday

HW: Complete reading “Democratization Briefing Paper” and questions, quiz on Friday

Friday Jan. 10

Learning Objective: Describe democracy and authoritarianism.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Quiz over ” “Democratization Briefing Paper”
  3. Intro notes Pt 2 slides 1-12
  4.  Read “Illiberal Democracy and Vladimir Putin’s Russia”

HW: complete article if needed

Monday Jan. 13

Learning Objective: Explain the process and goals of democratization, and explain sources of power and authority in political systems.

  1.  Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro notes Pt 2 slides 13-20
  3. Look at case countries Constitutions, Russian Constitution (1) Nigerian Constitution (1) Mexican Constitution (1) Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (1) Chinese Constitution (1)
  4. Read “The Democratic Transition in Nigeria”

HW: complete article if needed

Tuesday Jan. 14

Learning Objective: Describe federal and unitary systems among course countries. Explain the purposes of adopting a federal or unitary system.

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro Notes Pt. 2 slides 21-31
  3.  practice with Causation vs. Correlation
  4. Globalization Briefing Papers Briefing Paper Globalization (1), quiz Friday, GLOBALIZATION QUESTIONS (1)

HW: Complete Causation vs. Correlation if needed, review notes, Globalization Briefing

Wednesday Jan. 15

Learning Objective: Describe the sources of political legitimacy for different types of regimes amon

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro Notes Pt 3  slides 1-11]
  3. Read “Understanding Federalism and Devolution” , answer questions

HW: Complete article and questions, review notes, Globalization Briefing

Thursday Jan. 16

Learning Objective: Explain how governments maintain legitimacy.

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2.  Intro Notes Pt 3 slides 12-22
  3. Globalization Briefing Papers Briefing Paper Globalization (1), quiz Friday, GLOBALIZATION QUESTIONS (1)

HW: review notes, Globalization Briefing papers

Friday Jan. 17

Learning Objective: Explain how internal actors influence and interact with state authority and either enhance or threaten stability.

  1. Video clip and warm up questions
  2. Quiz  ” Globalization Briefing Paper
  3. Intro notes ppt 5, Intro Unit 2019 Part 4
  4. study guide

HW: Review notes for next weeks quiz and test, work on study guide

Monday Jan. 20 MLK Jr. Day Student Holiday

Tuesday Jan. 21

Learning Objective:

  1. Link: https://gshs.gadoe.org/highschool
  2. Video clip and warm up questions
  3. College Board Personal Progress Check

HW: prepare for tomorrow’s test

Wednesday Jan. 22

Learning Objective: Demonstrate knowledge of political systems, regimes, and governments.

  1. Unit 1 Test

 

 

 

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