Government: September 5th – 8th

Tuesday:

  1. We will read the article on the War Powers Act and how Congress has surrendered much of its authority to the Executive Branch.
  2. Executive Branch Notes

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Unit 3 Vocab Quiz on the Executive Branch to be given this Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 1 section assessment at the end of the section.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will finish the notes on the Executive Branch
  2. We will start the Electoral College DBQ

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Unit 3 Vocab Quiz on the Executive Branch to be given this Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 2 section assessment at the end of the section.

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Thursday:

  1. We will work all period on the Electoral College DBQ

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Unit 3 Vocab Quiz on the Executive Branch to be given this Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 3 and 4 section assessment at the end of the section.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Executive Branch Vocab Quiz.
  2. Electoral College DBQ due today.
  3. We will go to the lab to play the Executive Branch game from the ICivics Website.

Homework:  Study for next weeks quiz on Voting and Civic Participation.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Executive Branch and complete the section 1 section assessment at the end of the chapter.

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World History: September 5th – 8th

Tuesday:

  1. We will finish watching the video “Inside Islam” and discussing the Islamic Empires
  2. Africa Project Assigned.

Homework:  Please study your notes for the Islam Quiz to be given on Thursday of this week.   Please work on your Unit 3 Objective Sheet and your Africa Packet.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 10 sections 3 and 4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

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Wednesday:

  1. We will work on the Africa Project packet the entire period today.
  2. We will review for the Islam Quiz to be given tomorrow.

Homework:  Please study your notes for the Islam Quiz to be given tomorrow.  Please work on your Unit 3 Objective Sheet and your Africa Packet

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 8 sections 1 and 2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

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Thursday:

  1. We will take the Islam Quiz.
  2. We will Play the Western Europe Middle Ages Life Activity

Homework:  Please work on your Unit 3 Objective Sheet and your Africa Packet.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 8 sections 3 and 4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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World History: August 28th – 31st

Monday:

  1. We will begin working on the Mongol Empire Document Based Questions (DBQ)

Homework:  Study your Unit 2 Objective Sheet and notes in preparation of the Unit 2 Test to be given over two days on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Mongols and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

  1. We will finish working on the Mongol Empire DBQ
  2. We will review for the Unit 2 Test

Homework:  Study your Unit 2 Objective Sheet and notes in preparation of the Unit 2 Test to be given over two days on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Mongols and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will take the Scantron portion of the Unit 2 Test on the Byzantine Empire and the Mongol Empire.

Homework:  Study your Unit 2 Objective Sheet for the written portion of the Unit 2 Test to be given tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the same assignment as Tuesday.

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Thursday:

  1. We will take the written portion of the Unit 2 Test on the Byzantine Empire and the Mongol Empire.

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Government: August 28th – September 1st

Monday:

  1. We will finish the notes on the United States Congress.
  2. We will begin watching the movie “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.”

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 3 sections 3 and 4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

 

  1. We will continue watching the movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.”

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 3 and complete the chapter review  at the end of the chapter.

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Wednesday:  (Early Release Day)

 

  1. We will explore the makeup of the current United States Congress by going to the lab and completing the Congress Web Quest.

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read the chapter on the United States Congress and complete the section reviews for section 1 and 2.

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Thursday:

 

  1. We will look at the power of Interest Groups and Lobbyist in the creation and passage of legislation.

Homework:  Study your Congressional vocab for the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read the chapter on the United States Congress and complete the section reviews for section 1 and 2.

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Friday:

 

  1. We will take the Unit 3 Congress Vocab Quiz
  2. We will create Interest Group Posters.

Homework:  Study your Executive vocab for the Unit 3 Executive Vocab Quiz to be given on Friday of next week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read the chapter on the United States Congress and complete the section reviews for section 1 and 2.

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World History: August 14 – 16th

Here is Coach O’buck’s    Unit 2 Quizzlet Review   https://quizlet.com/_3ljgsx

 

 

Monday:

  1. We will continue studying Alexander the Great by watching the video series Engineering an Empire.
  2. CNN Bellwork will be assigned.
  3. The Unit 2 Objective Sheet will be assigned.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 5 sections 4-5 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Tuesday:

  1. We will complete the Alexander the Great Story Board Mini Project

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please read Chapter 5 sections 4-5 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Work on the Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Wednesday:

  1. We will watch the video Roman City to examine the great contributions to technology and city development that was created by the Romans.

Homework:  Read Chapter 6 sections 1 and 2 out of the book and study how the Roman Republic actually worked.  Complete the assessment questions at the end of each section.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Same as today’s homework assignment.

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Government: August 14th – 18th

Monday:

  1. We will take a detailed look at the United States Constitution and the federal government that it created.
  2. Unit 2 vocabulary assignment/objective sheet
  3. We will discuss legal protests and rally’s and what happens when they go wrong
  4. We will discuss creative problem solving – is there a way in which everybody can win on some controversial issues?
  5. CNN Bellwork Assignment

 

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the United States Constitution and Federalism.  Please complete the section questions for sections 1-2 out of the textbook.

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Tuesday:

We will finish the United States Constitution Notes

Reading worksheet on Federalism

Homework:  Study the Unit 2 Vocabulary for the vocab quiz on Friday of this week.  Unit 2 Test on Tuesday of next week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the United States Constitution and Federalism  Please complete the section questions for section 3 out of the textbook.

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Wednesday:

 

We will watch two episodes of the series called Constitution USA which cover Federalism and the Bill of Rights.

Video Worksheets due at the end of the period.

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the quiz on Friday

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

 

Thursday:

  1. We will work on the Bill of Rights Project  (Two days in class – Due on Thursday of next week)

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz to be given TOMORROW!!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz
  2. We will continue the Bill of Rights Project (Last class day – Project due Thursday)

Homework:  Study for Tuesday’s Unit 2 Test on the Constitution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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World History: August 7th

Dear Students and Parents,

Welcome to my blog!  Here you will find a list of daily activities, due dates and substitute assignments for ISS/OSS/ and sick work.  I am here to help you after school from 3:45-5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday.  Please remember that World History is required for graduation so please take it seriously.  All test make up and tutoring will take place on those specific days after school.  If after school does not work for you I will do my best to accommodate your needs.  The best way to reach me is by e-mail and I will be happy to respond in e-mail or by phone. My e-mail address is [email protected]

I look forward to meeting you and hearing from you!

Sincerely,

Travis Mobley

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Monday:

  1. We will take the Unit 1 Almost There Quiz.
  2. We will finish our look at Ancient China and begin our look at Ancient Greece

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please write a one page history of the world based on your understanding.  It is understood that your knowledge is limited at this point and this is just to see what you know.

Homework:  Study the Unit 1 Objective Sheet and your notes to prepare for the Unit 1 Test.  The test will be given on Thursday of this week.

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Government: August 7th – 11th

Dear Students and Parents,

Welcome to my blog!  Here you will find a list of daily activities, due dates and substitute assignments for ISS/OSS/ and sick work.  I am here to help you after school from 3:45-5:00pm on Monday and Wednesday.  Please remember that American Government is only a 9 week course and will end in the middle of October.  It is required for graduation so please take it seriously.  All test make up and tutoring will take place on those specific days after school.  If after school does not work for you I will do my best to accommodate your needs.  The best way to reach me is by e-mail and I will be happy to respond in e-mail or by phone. My e-mail address is [email protected]

I look forward to meeting you and hearing from you!

Sincerely,

Travis Mobley

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  1. Principals and Types of Government Powerpoint
  2. Founding Documents Powerpoint

 

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test!  The Unit 1 Test will be on Thursday the 10th.

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Tuesday:

  1. Founding Documents Powerpoint
  2. Start Declaration of Independence DBQ  (Project Activity)

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Characteristics of Democracy Worksheet.  Study for the Unit 1 Test!  The Unit 1 Test will be on Friday the 10th.

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Wednesday:

  1. Continue working on Declaration of Independence DBQ  (Due today!)
  2.  Review for the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing to the best of your ability how the federal government works.  Please describe the role of the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test.  The Unit 1 Test will be given tomorrow!

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Thursday:

We will take the Unit 1 Test on the Foundations of Government

Unit 1 Notes due today!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter in the textbook on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Friday:

  1.  Introduction to the Constitution
  2. Unit 1 Results and Remediation

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Please complete the assignment listed for Thursday of this week.

 

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Economics: May 15th – 19th

Monday and Tuesday:

 

  1.  In class movie days continue for students who are currently passing.

2.  There will be NO TUTORING ON MONDAY OF THIS WEEK.  Tutoring for the Final Exam will take place on Wednesday after school.

Homework:  Study the International Trade Notes for the test on International Trade to be given to 3rd and 4th period on Thursday May 18th and 2nd Period on May 19th.

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Wednesday:

  1.  We will review for the Final Test on International Trade to be given to 3rd and 4th Period on May 18th and 2nd Period on May 19th.

Homework:  Study the International Trade Notes for the test on International Trade to be given to 3rd and 4th period on Thursday May 18th and 2nd Period on May 19th.

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Thursday:

  1.  3rd and 4th period will take the Final Test on International Trade.

This concludes the course for these two class periods.  Hope to see you at Graduation on Wednesday of next week!!!

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Friday:

  1.  2nd Period will take the Final Test on International Trade.

This concludes the course for these two class periods.  Hope to see you at Graduation on Wednesday of next week!!!

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Economics: May 8th – 12th

Tutoring will be held on Monday only this week and will focus exclusively on reviewing for the EOC to be given this Wednesday May 10th.

EOC Review: JUST DO IT, Test date May 10

 

 Create an account for Usatestprep;
school id: sprayberry: activation: newton33
Click on Econ and do as many review questions as possible

Kahoot links: Get with a friend and play
Unit 1: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/34b31e2d-173e-479b-bcc2-3854acbdb4b2
Unit 2: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/f0869fe2-a27f-4b69-96a2-e08d2961e8a0
Unit 3: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/a9f444ab-9e91-41f5-b422-2de65b1b4430
Unit 4: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/07c3517b-019d-47e4-9820-be6cbf847244

Textbook Practice Questions (Click on a chapter and then click “Progress Monitoring”)
http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=mnk&wcsuffix=1000  

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Monday and Tuesday:

  1.  We will review for the EOC In class

ISS/OSS/Sick Work/Homework:  Continue working on or studying the Economics EOC Review Packet

EOC Review Packet Due on May 10th  (It will not be accepted for late points and can not be turned in early.)

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Wednesday:

  1.  We will take the Economics End of Course Assessment Test today!!!  This test serves as the comprehensive final exam for the course.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 18 and complete the section 1 assessment questions at the end of the section.

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Thursday:

  1.  We will watch MAD MONEY Part 1
  2. Mopping Up Operations and Grade Interviews With Students Begin

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 18 and complete the section 2 assessment questions a the end of the section.

Homework:  Study for International Trade Test to be given on Senior Final Exam Day.

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Friday:

  1.  We wil finish watching the movie MAD MONEY
  2. Mopping Up Operations and Grade Interviews Continue.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 18 and complete the section 3 assessment questions at the end of the section.

Homework:  Study for the International Trade Test to be given on Senior Final Exam Day.

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