Thursday February 4, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Reminded class about elephant & donkey reading due 2/8
  • Reminded class about chapter 16 questions due 2/16
  • All four political party groups presented their history to class
  • Tomorrow we will be debating 6 current political issues as the four parties

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Wednesday February 3, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • Last day in media center
  • 2 page informational handout must be turned in per group
  • Students presenting history need to practice going over information, you are first on Thursday!
  • Students debating the six issues may use classroom to practice behind podium and go through debate points and arguments a few times before Friday’s debates!

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Tuesday February 2, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • second day in media center conducting research for political party presentations!
  • history will present on Thursday 2/4, remember i must receive a 2 page handout from every group by no later than beginning of class Wednesday
  • issues debated on Friday 2/5

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Monday February 1, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • in media center conducting research for political party project
  • will be there again tomorrow, hopefully every group will finish and use the last day for practice runs through both debate and historical presentations
  • history day of presentation: Thursday 2/4
  • Debate day: Friday 2/5

 

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Friday January 29, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • went over political party project instructions (instructions under resources)
  • watched clip on tips for debating
  • groups worked in class using book and phone to do some preliminary research on chosen political party
  • talked to each students about choice between on-level world history v. AP world history

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Thursday January 28, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • elephant & donkey reading due Feb. 8th
  • unit 5 test announced for Feb. 10th
  • will be registering students for 10th grade social studies, choices are either on-level world history or AP world history
  • watched a clip over political parties
  • brief information over political parties
  • will begin work on political party project tomorrow through following Wednesday Feb. 3rd, all requirements are due by end of Wednesday’s class

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Wednesday January 27, 2016

AP US Gov.:

  • quiet review
  • unit 5 quiz
  • learning matter half day!

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