Geography

Monday:   Culture projects

Tuesday:  Population pyramids

TEDTALKS video: world population and plastic containers

7 Billion Reasons Why Malthus was wrong article and questions.

 

Wed: Intro to North America

Maps

 

Thurs: unit 2 test

Fri:  Atlas Activity

North America

 

 

Government 8/28-9/1

Monday: Bill of Rights

ICIVICS activity packet: Do I Have Rights

 

Tuesday:  1st Amendment

Discussion: Free Speech

Current event/case study:  Confederate Monuments/Antifa

 

Wed:  Quiz

Bill of Rights

 

Thurs: 1st Amendment Freedom of Region

Case study: Coaches and prayer

Article

 

Fri:    1st Amendment

Assembly, Petition, Press

White House petition site

4th Branch of government ——— the Press

What is their job? Is there bias?

 

Geography 8/21-8/25

SSWG2 Evaluate how the physical and human characteristics of places and regions are
connected to human identities and cultures.
a. Examine how ethnic compositions of various groups has led to diversified cultural
landscapes, including, but not limited to, architecture, traditions, food, art, and music.
b. Examine how language can be central to identity and a unifying or a divisive force (e.g.,
Bantu, French-Canadians (Quebecois), and Basques.
c. Examine the effects of universalizing and ethnic religions on local populations, including,
but not limited to, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.

Mon:  CNN 10 current event

POWERPOINT: Culture

Computer lab: dog project

Tues:  Dog/culture project

Notes : culture

Wed: Dogs presentation

Thurs: Religion

Prequiz on religion around the world

Video clips

Discussion of religion / culture

Fri: Culture quiz

CNN 10 current event

Government structures/culture

Gov 8/21/17-8/25/17

SSCG3 Demonstrate knowledge of the framing and structure of the United States
Constitution.
a. Analyze debates during the drafting of the Constitution, including the Three-Fifths
Compromise, the Great Compromise, and the Commerce Clause.
b. Analyze how the Constitution addresses the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.

Monday: Walk thru the Constitution activity

Tuesday: Finish Walk thru activity      :  Worksheet

Wed: Compromises of Constitution and consequences

PowerPoint and book activity

Thurs: Federalists vs Anti-federalists

Crashcourse video clip

We the People Exercise

Fri:  Constitution Activity : ICIVICS

 

 

Geography 8/14-8/18

Monday- Weathering / Erosion

Climate extremes: tornadoes, typhoons, hurricanes, drought

Current Event

Tues: Pretest- County Testing

Wednesday- Unit I Test

Thurs: Introduction to Culture Unit II

What is culture? Group activity

Fri:  Notes on 7 elements of culture

Social Organization:  American Culture vs others

Government 8/14-8/18

SSCG1 Compare and contrast various systems of government.

SSCG2 Demonstrate knowledge of the political philosophies that shaped the development of United States constitutional government.

 

Mon- Current Issues

Articles of Confederation worksheet

Test Review

Tues-  Test Unit I

Wed- Sunnylands civics games

Constitutional Convention

Thurs- Virginia Plan vs New Jersey Plan

“We The People” Activity

Fri- Constitution

Federalists vs Anti-Federalists

“We the People” Activity

Discussion- how do these arguments play out today in theory of government?

 

Government 8/7-8/11

SSCG1 Compare and contrast various systems of government.

SSCG2 Demonstrate knowledge of the political philosophies that shaped the development of United States constitutional government.

Monday- Rouseau and Montisque

Limited Government/ICivics Acrtivity

Tuesday- Declaration of Independence

-Video clip and activity

 

Wednesday-Influences on American Gov- Magana Carta, English Bill of Rights, Petiton of Rights

 

Thrus-Article of Confederation

Debate  Pros vs Cons

 

Fri- Constitutional Convention

Purpose?   Challenges?  Outcome?

Test Unit I Monday