Wednesday May 4, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Told students to look for Sup. Ct. cases cheat sheet on the website
  • Inquired about any questions students may have over yesterday’s review of units 1 & 2
  • Went over information on units 3 & 4 as part of day 2 review
  • Did some quick question review over info on units 3 & 4

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Tuesday May 3, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Gave out practice test for AP Exam due back on Monday 5/9
  • Went over units 1 & 2 information as a review
  • Went over review questions over what was reviewed
  • Tomorrow we will go over units 3, 4 & maybe 5

 

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Monday May 2, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • AP Exam practice test will be released to students in class to be completed at home and brought back to class on Monday 5/9 before AP Exam!
  • No classes today due to proctoring of Biology EOC all day!
  • Tomorrow will wrap up laws dealing with civil rights
  • Will begin review of units 1,2, and hopefully 3
  • Will follow up with review questions the following day as a review of review!

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Friday April 29, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Conducted unit 8 quiz
  • Checked off any remaining civil rights information packet and unit 8 vocab
  • Went over more civil rights groups and laws bringing equality and protection under the law!
  • Monday there will be no class
  • Tuesday we will begin our review for AP Exam
  • We will also go over any left over Civil Rights laws remaining!

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Thursday April 28, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Gave out AP Student Pack
  • Checked remaining unit vocab. and Civil Rights Acts
  • In all periods but 7th went over how cases argued in front of Sup. Ct., watched oral arguments in “Gideon’s Trumpet”; 7th period went over beginning of civil rights acts with more to cover tomorrow after unit 8 beefy quiz
  • Don’t forget about unit 8 BEEFY QUIZ tomorrow!!!!

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Monday April 25, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Unit 8 Vocab. collected
  • Final Exam study Guides distributed (under resources, at the bottom)
  • Read about Anthony Kennedy as the Swing Vote of the Sup. Ct.
  • Covered steps on how cases are heard in front of Sup. Ct.
  • will be busy proctoring EOCs during 1, 2, 3 Periods, will continue with Sup. Ct. Hearings with 4th & 7th Periods
  • Please make sure you stop by and get your Civil Rights assignment, our last unit 8 information
  • Don’t forget unit 8 quiz on Friday

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Friday April 22, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Reminded students that unit 8 vocab due Monday 4/25
  • Went over Members of Sup. Ct and their judicial philosophies
  • Gave out an article on Justice Kennedy as the Swing vote of court which we will go over as a review on Monday!
  • We will have our last quiz on Friday 4/29 covering the following:
    • Unit 8 vocab.
    • Federal court system
    • Facts about Sup. Ct.
    • Members of court & their judicial philosophy
    • Typical hearing in front of Sup. Ct. which we will cover on Monday

 

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