Friday March 27, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • quiet review
  • unit 7 quiz
  • group time to prep and research bureaucracy

American Government:

  • Showed unit 3 quiz scores
  • students transferred highlight info from congressional powers reading to outline sheet
  • we finished going over congressional powers!
  • we will begin how a bill becomes a law on Monday!

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Thursday March 26, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • finished the 7 roles of presidency
  • signed up for bureaucratic project
  • gave a review sheet to be completed for tomorrow before quiz
  • don’t forget, Unit 7 quiz tomorrow: vocab. perks, facts about presidency, presidential powers, 7 roles of the president
  • you will be in groups after quiz working on bureaucracy project

American Government:

  • quiet review
  • take unit 3 quiz
  • finish/continue going over Powers of Congress

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Wednesday March 25, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • vocab. due today
  • quiz over unit 7 Friday (3/27) in the beginning of class: covering vocab., perks, facts about presidency, presidential powers & 7 roles of president
  • skits over 7 roles while also going over the 7 roles of the presidency!

American Government:

  • collect unit 3 vocab.
  • remind class of unit 3 quiz tomorrow in beginning of class
  • go over congressional powers (6th period)
  • go over committees of congress (5th period) then begin going over congressional powers (start it today & finish it tomorrow
  • remember, power of congress is not on quiz

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Friday March 20, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • groups made for 7 roles of president
  • go over instructions on 7 roles so all groups can prepare accordingly on Monday & Tuesday
  • go over constitutional presidential powers
  • listen to two heads over power of the presidency
  • work on 7 roles as small groups

American government:

  • review/warm-up over congressional leadership
  • jigsaw notes over Committees of Congress

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Thursday March 19, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • go over facts about presidency
  • watch clip over presidential powers
  • students work on a list of presidential expressed powers
  • presidential NCAA bracket!
  • don’t forget vocab due Wednesday 3/25

American Government:

  • check off leadership list
  • go over leadership in Congress
  • go over you state leaders in Congress
  • don’t forget vocab. due next wek

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Tuesday March 17, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • article over Secret Service
  • a clip about top 5 things to know about AF1
  • finish up inside of White House

American government:

  • warm up over Reapportionment
  • gerrymandering exercise
  • Leadership of Congress web quest!

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Monday March 16, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • unit 7 vocab. chapters 12, 14, due Wednesday 3/25
  • go over perks of presidency
  • watch history channel documentary over White house

American Government:

  • check for completed reapportionment questions
  • 2 clips over reapportionment
  • go over reapportionment reading
  • reading over 2012 census report
  • if time allows quick exercise over gerrymandering

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