Tuesday April 22, 2014

AP Gov:

  • review
  • unit 8 quiz
  • pick up with Gideon’s trumpet!

 

Economics:

  • end of year announcements
  • clip over fiscal policy
  • notes over fiscal policy
  • study guides handed out
  • unit 5 test on Thursday April 24th

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Monday April 21, 2014

AP Gov:

  • went over Kennedy as the swing vote of court!
  • went over outline on what to expect in front of Sup. Ct.
  • watched clip over Gideon’s trumpet as visual explanation of a hearing in front of sup. ct.

 

Economics:

  • All stock¬†portfolios due today
  • if not turned at end of period, officially considered late!

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Friday April 18, 2014

AP Gov:

  • introduced the 9 members of sup. ct. and their voting blocs
  • read an article in class about justice Kennedy being the swing vote of court
  • reminded class vocab. due Monday, quiz on Tuesday

 

Economics:

  • 5 minute review and preparation for quiz
  • quiz over monetary policy
  • students worked on requirements for stock portfolios with partner
  • all portfolios are due by end of class on Monday
  • we will meet in media center on Monday to complete portfolios and turn in

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Thursday April 17, 2014

AP Gov:

  • went over answers to facts about sup. ct.
  • read an article in class about the perks of being a sup. ct. justice
  • don’t forget unit 8 vocab. due mon. 4/21

 

Economics:

  • gave some time to finish review over monetary policy
  • went over answers to review
  • reminded kids about unit 5 quiz tomorrow in class

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Wednesday April 16, 2014

AP Gov:

  • finished up the federal court diagram with its many courts and jurisdictions
  • began work on facts about the Sup. Ct

 

Economics:

  • went over answers to the FED packet dealing with monetary policy
  • gave students a monetary review exercise to work on
  • quiz on the FED Friday

 

 

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Tuesday April 15, 2014

AP Gov:

  • watch a brief clip over federal courts
  • go over diagram of court system
  • go over jurisdiction of each court and types of cases heard!

 

Economics:

  • watch a brief introductory video to Federal Reserve!
  • in pairs with use of laptop go into fed site and complete federal reserve packet!

 

 

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Monday April 14, 2014

AP Gov:

  • gave students in-class time to complete federal courts packet to be turned in by end of class for a class assignment grade!
  • will go over packet tomorrow in class
  • don’t forget unit 8 vocab. due this coming Monday 4/21

 

Economics:

  • stock project week #12
  • everything will be due next Monday 4/21
  • tomorrow we will begin going over monetary policy!

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