Hon. Govt. Week of Oct. 5-9

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 24, 2020

Monday Oct. 5

LG: Review Unit 3 material for a test tomorrow.

  1. Unit 3 due
  2. Review
  3. Weekly reminders
  4. HW: study for test, Pres. Project due Thursday

Tuesday Oct. 6

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Unit 3.

  1. Unit 3 Assessment
  2. Final Exam Review

HW: prepare for final exam, Pres. Project due Thursday

Wednesday Oct. 7

LG: Prepare for final exam.

  1. Work on reviewing for the final exam
  2. Project due Thursday

Thursday Oct. 8

LG: Prepare for final exam.

  1. Project due
  2. Review for final exam.

HW: Prepare final exam tomorrow.

Friday Oct. 9

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of government.

  1. Final Exam

Hon. Government Week of Sept. 21-25

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 18, 2020

Monday Sept. 21 

LG: Learn about the President and his roles.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5l02sK5LovI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=11
  2. Discuss Lobbying Activity
  3. Notes on President
  4. Impeachment Activity

HW: Complete Impeachment activity for class discussion on Tuesday, study notes on Presidency power point for quiz Thursday

Tuesday Sept. 22

LG: Learn about the President and his roles.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnHb-zyWh14&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=12
  2. Discuss Impeachment Activity
  3. Notes on President
  4. Presidential Project, due Oct. 8

HW: study notes on Presidency power point for quiz Thursday

Wednesday Sept. 23

LG: Prepare for quiz on Thursday

  1. Study Pres. Ppt notes for quiz tomorrow
  2. Work on President project due Oct. 8

Thursday Sept. 24

LG: Learn about the judicial Branch.

  1. Quiz on President notes
  2. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGyx5UEwgtA&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=19
  3. Notes on Judicial System

HW: work on President project

Friday September 25

LG: Learn about the judicial Branch.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sualy8OiKk&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=20
  2. Notes on Judicial System
  3. Unit 3 test Oct. 6, Final for Government Oct.9

HW: Happy Fall Break!

Honors Govt. Week of Sept. 14-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 11, 2020

Monday Sept. 14

LG: Learn about Congress.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxiD9AEX4Hc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=6
  2. Complete any court cases we did not complete on Friday
  3. Notes on Congress
  4. Political Cartoon #4 due Friday

HW: Complete Unit 2 Assessment by Wednesday at midnight.

 

Tuesday Sept. 15

LG: Learn about Congress.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evLR90Dx79M&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=7
  2. Notes on Congress
  3. Unit 3 Vocabulary

HW: Complete Unit 2 Assessment by Wednesday at midnight, Unit 3 Vocabulary due Friday Sept. 25

 

Wednesday Sept. 16

  1. Complete Unit 2 Assessment by Wednesday at midnight.
  2. Review Congress notes for a quiz on Friday
  3. Work on Unit 3 Vocabulary
  4. Political Cartoon #4 due Friday

 

Thursday Sept. 17

LG: Learn about Congress.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evLR90Dx79M&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=7
  2. Notes on Congress
  3. Unit 3 Vocabulary

HW: Unit 3 Vocabulary due Friday Sept. 25, Political Cartoon #4 due Friday, review Congress notes for a quiz tomorrow

Friday Sept. 18

LG: Learn about the President and his roles.

  1. Crash Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66f4-NKEYz4&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=9
  2. Notes on the President
  3. Lobbying Activity

HW: , complete Lobbying activity and be ready to discuss in class Monday, work on Unit 1 vocabulary

Monday Sept. 21

LG: Learn about the President and his roles.

  1. Quiz over notes on Congress
  2. Discuss Lobbying Activity
  3. Notes on President
  4. Impeachment Activity

HW: Complete Impeachment activity for class discussion on Monday

 

Honors Government Sept. 8-11

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on September 3, 2020

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

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

Monday Sept. 7    LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

Tuesday Sept. 8 

LG: Learn about the Bill of rights and the 13th,14th, and 15th Amendments.

  1. Crash course government video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4O1OlGyTuU&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=27
  2. ppt notes on the Bill of Rights, and 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments
  3. Brown v. Board of Education view http://www.thelawmuseum.org/work/brown-v-board-education
  4. Political Cartoon #3 due Friday
  5.  complete activity tomorrow  Brown v Board Activity

HW: political cartoon #3 due Friday, but tomorrow complete Brown v Board Activity

Wednesday Sept. 9 

LG: Learn more about Brown v. Board of Education.

  1. on your own complete Brown v. Board handout Brown v Board Activity
  2. Political Cartoon #3 due Friday

Thursday Sept. 10

LG: Learn about the 16th-20th Amendments, and major court cases of Bill of Rights.

  1. Crash Course Govt. video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyHWRXAAgmQ&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=28
  2. Talk about Amend. 16-20
  3. Look at major court cases for the Bill of Rights

HW: Political Cartoon #3 due Friday, upload before your class tomorrow

Friday Sept. 11

LG: Learn about the 21st-27th Amendments, and major court cases of Bill of Rights.

  1. Crash Course video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKK5KVI9_Q8&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=29
  2. Look at major court cases for the Bill of Rights
  3. Discuss Unit 2 Assessment, due Wednesday by midnight

HW: complete notes on court cases if needed

Hon. Govt. Week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 30, 2020

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

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

 

Monday Aug. 31

LG: Learn about the Bill of Rights.

  1. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbwsF-A2sTg&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=23
  2. Notes on civil rights and civil liberties
  3. Bill of Rights https://billofrightsinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Branded-Bill-Of-Rights.pdf
  4.  complete BoR(Bill o Rights) hand out
  5.  be ready to share your ideas in class discussion tomorrow
  6. Political Cartoon #2, template in session, due Friday Sept. 4

HW: Complete BoR Handout A; work on political cartoon; Unit 1 Assessment due tomorrow

Tuesday Sept. 1

LG: Learn about the Bill of Rights.

  1. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8dI1GTWCk4&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=24
  2. Notes on civil rights and civil liberties
  3.  Complete BoR handout C
  4. upload your answers to BoR  h/o C in CTLS due Thursday Sept. 3
  5. BE SURE to complete unit 1 Assessment and upload by 3:30 today

HW: work on BoR Handout C; work on political cartoon

Wednesday Sept. 2 

LG: get caught up on work today.

  1. complete BoR Handout C
  2. work on political cartoon

Thursday Sept. 3

LG: Learn about the Bill of Rights.

  1. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zeeq0qaEaLw&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=25
  2. Notes on civil rights and civil liberties
  3.  Scenario activity, be ready to discuss tomorrow

HW: complete scenario activity for tomorrow’s discussion

Friday Sept. 34

LG: Learn the difference between Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

  1. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vtpd0EbaFoQ&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=26
  2. Notes on civil rights and civil liberties
  3. discuss scenarios from yesterday

HW: none

Honors Govt. Week of Aug. 24-Aug. 28

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 21, 2020

Online Learning Digital Expectations: online learning expectations

Harrison Virtual Learning Plan: Harrsion Virtual Learning Plan 8.10.20

Harrison Remote Learning Page: http://www.harrisonhigh.org/Remote-Learning-Information

Syllabus: Syllabus HECON Govt F2020

CTLS Student Link: https://studentportal.educationincites.com/#/ (if you ave trouble linking to site with Microsoft Edge, copy and paste link into Chrome or Safari)

Book Link: (also linked to CTLS classroom) https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?sp=ed&connection=GA-Cobb-00209531

Standards: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Documents/Social-Studies-American-Government-Civics-Georgia-Standards.pdf

Helpful Links:

·       How To Log In To CTLS For Students
·       Finding Your Office 365 Username
·       How To Open A Digital Classroom
·       Joining A Digital Session
·       How To Start a Lesson
·       How To Find Resources
·       How To Meet With My Class
·       How To Turn In Assignments

Monday Aug. 24th 

LG: Review terminology and concepts related to government.

  1. Political Cartoon assignment DUE Friday Aug. 28th political-cartoon-F2020
  2. Unit 1 vocabulary worksheet due Friday Aug. 28th Unit 1 Vocabulary
  3. Quiz Article 2 tomorrow
  4. Notes over terminology/concepts Monday August 24th

HW: Political cartoon, study for Art 2 quiz tomorrow, Unit 1 vocabulary worksheet

Tuesday Aug. 25th

LG: Review types of governments and concepts in U.S. government.

  1. Quiz Art. 2
  2. Notes over types of governments and concepts in U.S. government
  3. Class activity “Dueling Axes” political cartoon due Thursday

HW: Political cartoon assignment due Friday, complete “Dueling Axes” if needed due Thursday, Unit 1 vocabulary worksheet

Wednesday Aug. 26th

Independent work day- complete any work not completed. “Dueling Axes” due tomorrow and Political Cartoon Assignment due Friday Aug. 28th, Unit 1 vocabulary worksheet due Friday Aug. 28th

Thursday Aug. 26th

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the Constitution.

  1. Discussion on “Dueling Axes”
  2. Constitution Scavenger Hunt

HW: Complete Scavenger Hunt if you did not finish in class, Unit 1 vocabulary worksheet due tomorrow, Political Cartoon assignment due tomorrow

Friday Aug. 27th

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the Constitution.

  1. make sure you have turned in Political Cartoon #1, and Unit 1 Vocabulary
  2. Authorized/Unauthorized  practice activity
  3. Authorized/Unauthorized Summative Assessment due Tuesday  Sept. 1

HW: work on Authorized/Unauthorized Summative Assessment due Tuesday  Sept. 1- THIS IS NOT A GROUP PROJECT, DO ALL WORK ON YOUR OWN

Honors Government Week of August 17-21

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on August 14, 2020

Welcome to class!!

 

***Create a Flipgrid to introduce yourself to me! https://flipgrid.com/541ed816  Flipgrid video due Monday Aug. 24th . (when you log into Flipgrid use your email that ends in @students.cobbk12.org)

Sign up for Remind! Codes by period below:

1st Period: @eeabfa

2nd Period:@e4bac76

3rd Period:@3gagh7f

Online Learning Digital Expectations: online learning expectations

Harrison Virtual Learning Plan: Harrsion Virtual Learning Plan 8.10.20

Harrison Remote Learning Page: http://www.harrisonhigh.org/Remote-Learning-Information

Syllabus: Syllabus HECON Govt F2020

CTLS Student Link: https://studentportal.educationincites.com/#/ (if you ave trouble linking to site with Microsoft Edge, copy and paste link into Chrome or Safari)

Book Link: (also linked to CTLS classroom) https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?sp=ed&connection=GA-Cobb-00209531

Standards: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Documents/Social-Studies-American-Government-Civics-Georgia-Standards.pdf

Helpful Links:

·       How To Log In To CTLS For Students
·       Finding Your Office 365 Username
·       How To Open A Digital Classroom
·       Joining A Digital Session
·       How To Start a Lesson
·       How To Find Resources
·       How To Meet With My Class
·       How To Turn In Assignments

 

Monday August 17th  If there are technical issues I will get in touch with you through Remind to tell you what to do!!

Learning Goal: Learn about government class, and the Declaration of Independence.

  1. Why do we study government?  Day 1
  2. Highlight syllabus, make sure your parents complete Form linked to bottom of syllabus
  3. government course overview, and video
  4. DoI (Declaration of Independence) who wrote, video, structure, Ideals

HW: Homework Day 1 Name

Join your Remind class if you have not already!

Work on Flipgrid intro video due by Monday Aug. 24th

 

Tuesday August 18th 

Learning Goal: Learn about what lead up and the creation of the Constitution.

  1. Articles of Confederation
  2.  Federalism
  3.  Constitutional compromises
  4. Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists
  5.  Discuss any Federalism seen today
  6. Constitution- Preamble
  7. Article 1 Legislative Branch
  8. Art. 1 structure and key ideas

HW: Become familiar with article 1 by reading it from the textbook (has commentary to the side to help explain), or online if you have issues https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/article/article-i

Answer questions on Article 1 The Constitution Art 1 Questions

Study for Article 1 quiz and anytime between 8/18 at 12 pm – 8/20 at 8 am take the quiz go to CTLS to access. ** If you took the quiz outside the CTLS link, your answers were anonymous, so please go in through CTLS so your answers are recorded under your name.**

Wednesday August 19th 

Learning Goal: Demonstrate knowledge of Article 1 of the Constitution.

  1. Click on Forms link to take Article 1 quiz anytime between 8/18 at 12 pm – 8/20 at 8 am, go to CTLS to access. ** If you took the quiz outside the CTLS link, your answers were anonymous, so please go in through CTLS so your answers are recorded under your name.**

2. Complete any work you have not finished

3.Work on Flipgrid intro video, due Monday Aug. 24th

 

Thursday August 20th 

Learning Goal: Learn about the U.S. Constitution.

  1. Presidential powers video
  2. Article 2 structure and sections
  3. Answer Art. 2 questions
  4. Electoral College video
  5. electoral map and discussion
  6.  Article 3 Structure and sections
  7. Judicial Branch graphic
  8.  3 branches of government and balance of power
  9.  Complete Art. 3 questions

HW: Complete all questions for Art. 2 and 3, Flipgrid work if not completed, study for Art. 2 quiz and take on CTLS Assess between Thursday at 12pm and Friday at 3:30 pm.

 

Friday August 21st

Learning Goal: Learn about the U.S. Constitution.

  1. Article 4 structure and sections
  2. Article 5 amending the Constitution
  3.  graphic on amending
  4. Article 6 Supremacy Clause
  5.  State v. Federal Law video
  6.  Article 7 Ratification
  7.  Bills of Rights

HW: complete questions for Articles 4-7, complete Flipgrid video if needed due Monday

 

 

 

 

Honors Government Week of May 11-12

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on May 7, 2020

Monday May 11th

LG: Learn about the U.S. President.

  1. read and complete activity The President
  2.  check your steps to becoming a law How a Bill Becomes a Law

Tuesday May 12th

LG: Learn about the judiciary.

  1. read The Judiciary
  2. Complete activity Marbury v Madison Activity

Today is the last activity! Grades are due in a day or two!! Can you believe it? Thank you all who kept coming back and learning!!! I wish you all the best in the years to come!

Honors Government Week of May 4th -7th

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on April 30, 2020

Monday May 4th

LG: Learn about the special powers of the House and the Senate.

  1. complete a Venn diagram for the House/Senate and shared powers Activity House and Senate Powers
  2. read these terms Terms Regarding the Legislative Process
  3. watch https://www.pbs.org/video/crash-course-government-6/

Tuesday May 5th

LG: Explain the steps of how a bill becomes a law.

  1. view https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Otbml6WIQPo
  2. create a diagram of the steps of how a bill becomes a law

Wednesday May 6th 

LG: Learn about lobbying.

  1. Read about lobbying and complete the assignment. Lobbying

Thursday May 7th

LG: Learn about the impeachment process.

  1. read and complete the assignment on impeachment.Impeachment

 

Honors Govt. Week of April 27-30

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on April 23, 2020

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

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

Monday April 27

LG: Learn about Brown v. Board of Education.

  1. view http://www.thelawmuseum.org/work/brown-v-board-education
  2.  view https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyHWRXAAgmQ&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=28
  3.  complete activity and email to me. Brown v Board Activity

Tuesday April 28

LG: Learn about the 5th and 14th Amendments and incorporation.

  1.  read the 5th and 14th Amendments
  2. complete activity 5th Amend. pol cartoon

Wednesday April 29

LG: Learn about timeline of voting through the Amendments.

  1. using the Amendments, create a timeline of voting rights as they were extended to different groups over time
  2. send me your timeline

Thursday April 30

LG: Learn about the legislative branch of government.

  1. watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxiD9AEX4Hc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=6
  2. https://www.house.gov/the-house-explained
  3.  use the above link to explore what the Constitution states about the House of Representatives and the internet
  4. Complete House side of chart Government – GO – Congress – blank
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