Wednesday October 22, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • quiet review
  • unit 3 quiz
  • notes over part 2 of federalism

American Government:

  • quiet review
  • unit 3 quiz
  • reading & highlighting packet over congressional powers
    • read & highlight
    • answer questions within reading
    • do the review on the very back
  • Have this packet ready to go over tomorrow in class!

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Tuesday October 21, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • review of previous cases
  • covered the last three cases
  • gave review time, and went over areas on quiz

American Government:

  • CNN Student News
  • short clip over Congressional Committees
  • went over eight questions on congressional committees
  • don’t forget quiz tomorrow, for areas look at earlier post from Friday!

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Monday October 20, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • Quick Review!
  • Next four cases covered!
  • we will wrap up cases with remainder presented Tuesday!
  • don’t forget quiz on Wednesday over unit 3!

American Government:

  • Quick review!
  • Jigsaw notes over committees of Congress!
  • don’t forget Wednesday quiz over unit 3!

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Friday October 17, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • presentation on Federalism & Sup. Ct
  • first four cases in chronological order!
  • next four be ready to go on Monday!
  • don’t forget a brief quiz over: unit 3 vocab., part one of notes over federalism, sup. ct cases dealing with federalism

American Government:

  • cnn student news
  • clip over congressional leadership
  • went over answer to web quest on congressional leadership
  • went over procedures & facts on legislative branch
  • don’t forget a brief quiz over unit 3 on Wednesday 10/22: unit 3 vocab. crossword, congressional membership, reapportionment & gerrymandering, congressional leadership, facts & procedures on Legislative branch, congressional committees (will cover this on Monday & Tuesday before quiz)

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Thursday October 16, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • Art Day for Sup. Ct. & Federalism
  • presentations will be conducted in chronological order, and we will do about 4 per day

American Government:

  • students worked on a web quest over congressional leadership
  • the web quest is due Friday

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Friday October 10, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • in media center to conduct research for sup. ct. case over federalism
  • must have all four areas researched, summarized, typed, and printed, along with three to four pictures printed and brought to class on Thursday to design poster!
  • make sure you talk to group members about responsibilities and parts so you are ready for Thursday!

American Government:

  • review of reapportionment & gerrymandering
  • finish articles over census bureau
  • quick gerrymandering exercise!

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Thursday October 9, 2014

AP Gov.:

  • Finished notes over Federalism
  • assigned Sup. Ct. cases over Federalism
  • research over cases in the media center
  • we will meet in media center tomorrow!

American Government:

  • gave ten minutes to read and answer questions over reapportionment
  • went over reapportionment questions
  • read two articles over how census conducts count & Atlanta getting ready for census workers

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