Friday April 24, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • went over outline on what to expect in front to supreme court
  • watched the last part of Gideon’s Trumpet
  • reminder about quiz monday, and vocab due monday

American Govt.:

  • viewed a clip over presidential powers
  • went over presidential powers
  • broke into small groups for the 7 roles of the president project

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Thursday April 23, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • unit 8 quiz now on Monday: vocab., fed ct. system, facts about sup. ct., members of court, hearing in front of sup. ct.
  • unit 8 vocab. now due on Monday
  • read two articles over perks of sup. ct. & Kennedy the swing vote
  • watched Gideon’s trumpet part 2

American government:

  • took SLOs test
  • went over questions on facts about the presidency
  • students worked on presidential powers table!

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Tuesday April 21, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • went over questions on facts about sup. ct.
  • introduced the members of sup. ct. and took them through the differences in judicial philosophy

American Government:

  • finished the 8 phases of electing the president (PP under resources)
  • went over perks of presidency!

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Monday April 20, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • students worked on Facts About the Supreme Court, due by end of class & must go over tomorrow during class
  • unit 7 test scores were shown
  • all grades for unit 7 are now in
  • don’t forget unit 8 vocab. due Friday
  • will probably have a brief quiz on Friday over unit 8

American Government:

  • start with a review clip over phase 2 of elections
  • will go over phases 3-6 today in class
  • don’t forget unit 4 vocab. due this Thursday
  • a brief quiz over unit 4 vocab, political parties, 8 phases of election on Thursday 4/23

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Friday April 17, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • went over questions about judicial jurisdiction
  • went over types of federal courts
  • students completed a review exercise which we will go over on Monday!

American Government:

  • did a review over political parties
  • went over phases 1 & 2 of electing the president
  • saw four clips of 2008 & 2012 election over phases 1 & 2

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Thursday April 16, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • students worked on a federal court packet looking at different jurisdictional courts
  • the packet is due by end of period

American Government:

  • class went over article on Political parties
  • class read about the difference of being liberal v. conservative v. moderate
  • class went over ideology survey to get an idea which side of the political spectrum they belong to as of now

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Wednesday April 15, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • some announcements
  • work on vocab.due Friday 4/24
  • 2 introductory clips over federal ct. system

American Government:

  • some announcements
  • work on vocab. due Thursday 4/23
  • work on political party questions & surveys!

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