Government: February 6th – 10th

THIS IS THE LAST WEEK BEFORE THE FINAL EXAM!!!!!   FINAL EXAM  FEBRUARY 17th!!

ALL MAKEUP WORK, QUIZZES AND TESTS RELATED TO UNITS 1 AND 2 MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

Monday:

  1.  Final Exam Study Guide Given Out –  A handwritten completed study guide is worth 10 points toward the Final Exam.
  2. We will finish the Executive Branch Notes
  3. We will begin Unit 4 with a look at the Political Spectrum and Political Parties in America
  4. The Electoral College DBQ Project will be collected today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the Electoral College DBQ that was given out last week and be prepared to turn it in tomorrow.

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 3 Test which will be given on February 9th.  Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Tuesday:

  1.  We will finish our look at the Political Spectrum and Political Parties
  2. We will exam 3rd parties in the United States as well as the Democratic and Republican Platforms
  3. Q&A for the Unit 3 test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 3 Test which will be given on February 9th.  Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Wednesday:

  1.  2nd and 4th Period will attend the Black History Month Presentation during part of the period.
  2. We will review for the Unit 3 Test to be given tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 3 Test which will be given on February 9th.  Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Thursday:

  1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on the Executive and Legislative Branches.
  2.   Unit 3 Notes due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Friday:

  1.  We will look at the Judicial Branch of Government in note form.
  2.  Kahoot review for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on the Final Exam Study Guide and Study for the Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz on Monday February 12th

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Government: January 30th – February 3rd

Monday:

1.  We will look at the inner workings of the Legislative Branch.

2.  Making a law video

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Congress in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  We will finish our look at the Legislative Branch

2.  War Powers Act Class Reading

3.  Electoral College DBQ Project Assignment

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Congress in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will begin our look at the Executive Branch.

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd.  Work on your Electoral College DBQ Project Due Monday February 6th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Executive Branch in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  We will finish our look at the  Executive Branch.

 

Homework:  Study your vocabulary for the Legislative/Executive Vocab Quiz on Friday February 3rd.  Work on your Electoral College DBQ Project due Monday February 6th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Executive Branch in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the vocabulary quiz on the Executive and Legislative Branch Unit.

2.  Give out Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Work on your Electoral College DBQ Project.  Due Monday February 6th  Study your vocabulary/notes for the Legislative/Executive Unit 3 Test on February 8th

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Find the chapter on the Judicial Branch in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Government: January 17th – January 27th

Tuesday:

  1. Kahoot Review for the Unit 1 Test
  2. We will start Unit 2 Constitution Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study your notes and vocabulary for the Unit 1 Test

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given tomorrow!

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Wednesday:

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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Thursday:

  1. We will take a detailed look at the United States Constitution and the federal government that it created.
  2. Unit 2 vocabulary assignment
  3. Federalism Article

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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Friday:

We will look at how Federalism works by examining case studies in video format.

Homework:  Study the Unit 2 Vocabulary for the vocab quiz on Monday.  Unit 2 Test on Tuesday.

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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Monday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Vocabulary Quiz in the Media Center
  2. We will finish the Constitution Notes
  3. We will begin the Bill of Rights Picture Mini-Project

Homework:  Study for Thursday’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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Tuesday:

  1. Bill of Rights Picture Mini-Project Continued
  2. Constitution USA: A More Perfect Union Video on Federalism

Homework:  Study for tomorrow’s Unit 2 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Complete the assignment from Monday of this week.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will review for the Unit 2 Test to be given on Thursday of this week.
  2. We will start the notes on the Legislative Branch

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete Monday’s Assignment

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

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Thursday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Test on the Constitution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the Chapter on the Legislative Branch and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2

Homework:  None

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Friday:

  1.  Legislative Branch Notes
  2. Unit 3 Vocabulary Assignment

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on the Legislative Branch and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

 

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Government: January 9th – 13th

Monday:

  1.  Principles of Government Powerpoint and note chart.
  2.  Characteristics of Democracy  (Textbook required)

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 and finish the vocabulary.  Vocab Quiz tomorrow!  The Unit 1 Test will be on Friday the 13th.

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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:  Study for the Unit 1 Test and finish the vocabulary.  Vocab Quiz tomorrow!  The Unit 1 Test will be on Friday the 13th.

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Wednesday:

  1.  Vocabulary Quiz for Unit 1
  2.  Continue working on Declaration of Independence DBQ  (Due today!)

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 this Friday.

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Thursday;

  1.  Unit Wrap Up
  2. Bill of Rights Project Assignment
  3. Kahoot Review for the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Study your notes and vocabulary for the Unit 1 Test

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 Test to be given tomorrow!

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Friday:

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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Government: January 5th – 6th

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 6 week course and will end on February 15th.  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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Thursday:

  1.  Introduction to American Government.
  2. Assignment of the Nature of Government Reading and worksheet.

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Friday:

  1.  We will research and discuss the Enlightement.
  2. The plan was to get textbooks today but the reduced schedule  (assuming that doesn’t change between now and in the morning) may cause us to have to delay getting textbooks until next week.
  3. We will give out the study guide for the Unit 1 Test to be given on Friday January 13th.  I will post the study guide on the blog if school does not meet tomorrow.

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Honors Government and World Geography December 12th – 16th

TUTORING/TEST MAKEUP/RETAKES CONTINUE TO BE AVAILABLE AFTER SCHOOL THIS MONDAY & WEDNESDAY.  THE LAST DAY TO TO TURN IN LATE WORK OR COMPLETE ANY MAKEUP OR RETAKE TESTS WILL BE DECEMBER 14TH.  

 

Monday – Friday:

  1.  We will be giving out the Final Exam Study Guide and Reviewing for next weeks final exams.

Honors Government Final will be on Tuesday December 20th

World Geography Final will be on Wednesday December 21st.

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Honors Government: December 5th – 9th

Monday:  (Extra credit assignment due today.)

  1.  We will continue looking at Supreme Court Cases dealing with Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
  2. Notes on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 4 Test to be given on Wednesday of this week.

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Tuesday:

  1.  Unit 4 Wrap up and Review

Homework:  Study for the Unit 4 Test to be given on Wednesday of this week.

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Wednesday:

  1.  We will take the test on the Judicial Branch of Government

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Thursday and Friday:

 

TBA

 

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World Geography: December 5th – 9th

Monday:

  1.  We will finish watching Captain Phillips
  2.   Oceania Maps will be assigned.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the physical geography of Oceania.  Complete section assessment questions for sections 1-2

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Tuesday:

  1.  We will discuss the Physical Geography of Oceania

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the physical geography of Oceania.  Complete section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

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Wednesday:

  1.  We will discuss the Human Geography of Oceania.
  2.   ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Human Geography of Oceania.  Complete section assessment questions for sections 1-2.
  3.   Homework:  Study for the Oceania Map Quiz on Friday.

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Thursday:

  1.  We will continue looking at the Human Geography of Oceania
  2. ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the Chapter on the Human Geography of Oceania.  Complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.
  3. Homework:  Study for the Oceania Map Quiz to be given tomorrow.

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Friday:

  1.  We will take the Oceania Map Quiz
  2.   Oceania articles activity
  3. Homework:  Study your notes for the Oceania Quiz to be given next week.

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Honors Economics: December 5th – 16th

TUTORING/TEST MAKEUP/RETAKES CONTINUE TO BE AVAILABLE AFTER SCHOOL ON MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS.  THE LAST DAY TO TO TURN IN LATE WORK OR COMPLETE ANY MAKEUP OR RETAKE TESTS WILL BE DECEMBER 14TH.

 

Monday:

  1.  Monetary Policy Lecture and Discussion:  Open Market Operations/Interest Payments on Excess Reserves
  2. Homework: Study for the Fiscal and Monetary Policy Test to be given on Thursday of this week.
  3. ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Tuesday:

  1. Monetary Policy Lecture and Discussion Wrap-up
  2. Fix the imperfect economies using Monetary Policy Tools Activity
  3. Monetary Policy Worksheet.

Homework: Study for the Unit 4 Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy to be given on Thursday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

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 Wednesday:

  1. The FED CHAIRMAN game
  2. Wrap up and review of Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  3. Introduction to International Trade

Homework:  Study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test to be given tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

  1.  We will take the Unit 4 Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  2. Continue discussing International Trade

Homework:  Continue working on the EOCT study guide.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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 Friday:

  1. We will review the results of the Fiscal and Monetary Policy Test.
  1. We will finish discussing International Trade

Homework:  Study for the EOCT and complete the EOCT Extra Credit Study Guide.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 18 and complete the section 1-2 section assessment questions at the end of each section of the chapter.

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Monday:  (Dec. 12th)

  1. We will review for the End of Course Test which will be given tomorrrow.
  2. Homework:  Study for the EOCT and complete the EOCT Extra Credit Study Guide which is due tomorrow!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 18 and complete the section 3-4 section assessment questions at the end of each section of the chapter.

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Tuesday:  (December 13th)

  1.  We will take the Economics End of Course Test.
  2. Turn in the Extra Credit Study Guide

Homework:  Reminder that tomorrow is the last day to turn in late work or to take retake or missing tests.

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Wednesday:  (December 14th)

  1.  We will watch Mad Money

Homework:  Today is the last day to turn in late work or to take retake or missing tests.

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Thursday:  (December 15th)

  1.  We will continue watching Mad Money.
  2.   Forced test make up will begin
  3. Homework:  None

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Friday:  (December 16th)

  1.  Forced test make up will continue
  2.   TBA

Homework:  Begin studying for the International Trade Test.  This will be given on the day of the final exam.

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Honors Economics: November 28th – December 9th

TUTORING/TEST MAKEUP/RETAKES CONTINUE TO BE AVAILABLE AFTER SCHOOL ON MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS.  THE LAST DAY TO TO TURN IN LATE WORK OR COMPLETE ANY MAKEUP OR RETAKE TESTS WILL BE DECEMBER 14TH.

Monday:

  1.  We will wrap up Unit 3 and review for the Unit 3 test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read over your notes and study for tomorrows Unit 3 test.

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Tuesday:

  1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on Economic Measurement and World Economic Problems

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  the Chapter on Fiscal policy and do the assignment listed for Wednesday of this week.

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Wednesday:

  1. Unit 3 Test Results
  2. Fiscal Policy Lecture notes and Discussion
  3. Working with Fiscal Policy WorksheetISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

  1. Go over the Fiscal Policy Worksheet
  2. Demand Side and Supply Side Fiscal Policy  (Discussion and Examples)
  3. Fix the imperfect economies using the tools of Fiscal Policy Activity

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

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Friday:  September 16th

  1. We will watch clips from IOUSA and the Fight of the Century, Round 2 and discuss how they relate to    Fiscal Policy.

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

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Monday:  September 19th

  1. How Credit Cards Work
  2. In Plain English –  Video on Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve
  3. Monetary Policy Lecture and Discussion
  4. ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Tuesday:

  1. Monetary Policy Lecture and Discussion Wrap-up
  2. Fix the imperfect economies using Monetary Policy Tools Activity
  3. Monetary Policy Worksheet.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

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  1. Balance the budget game
  2. The FED CHAIRMAN game
  3. Wrap up our discussion of Monetary Policy

Homework:  Study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test on March 4th..

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

  1.  We will finish up Monetary Policy.
  1. We will review for the Unit 4 Test to be given tomorrow.

Homework:  Study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test tomorrow.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 3-4.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Unit 4 Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  2.  Assign the EOCT Study Guide

Homework:  Continue working on the EOCT study guide.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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