Wednesday August 26, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • Met in media center as teams researched their specific areas in “Path to the Constitution”
  • Will meet again tomorrow and Friday
  • By end of Friday:
    • teams should have their areas questions answered
    • written summaries of areas typed and printed ready to brought back to class for art day Monday
    • 8 clips minimal, 4 per card minimal, must be printed and brought to class
    • titles for both cards, with accurate dates for your event, or document, or range of time must be typed and printed and brought to class
    • please use your time wisely & make sure you are pulling your weight as a team member
    • Tuesday we will spend time practicing our presentations
    • Wednesday the presentations begin with areas 1 & 2, and if time allows maybe area 3

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Tuesday August 25, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • quiet quiz review time
  • unit 1 quiz
  • “Path to the Constitution” project assignment instructions and groupings!
  • we will meet in media center tomorrow!

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Monday August 24, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • Checked the 3 philosophers reading HW assignment
  • class review over types/systems of govt. & early influences on US Govt.
  • students drew visual symbols for social contract theory
  • class discussion over the theory
  • don’t forget Unit 1 quiz tomorrow over: unit 1 vocab., state notes, types/systems of govt., early influences on AM. Govt., 3 philosophers & social contract theory

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Friday August 21, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • collect unit 1 vocab.
  • students fill in the outline on the board
  • go over student made outline over early influences
  • match it up with my outline over early influences
  • assign reading, questions and visual symbols for three philosophers & social contract theory (completed outline over early influences on American Government)

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Thursday August 20, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • collected tables over types/systems of government for a CW grade
  • went over instructions on an outline exercise covering “early influences on American Government”
  • students completed outline for CW grade by end of period
  • remember: Unit 1 vocab. due tomorrow (Fri. 8/21)

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Wednesday August 19, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • watched three brief clips over the three types/systems of government we covered yesterday as a review
  • the 3 remaining groups present their assigned type/system of government
  • watched a review clip over 3 remaining types/systems (PP over types/system placed in AP resources)
  • Students worked on unit 1 vocab. the remainder of class time
  • remember table due tomorrow all completed for a CW grade
  • unit 1 vocab. due Friday (8/21)

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Tuesday August 18, 2015

AP Gov.:

  • 20 minutes given to groups to complete tasks 1-3 for types/systems of government
  • 3 groups presented information!
  • if time allows reviewed the three with students afterwards!
  • tomorrow the remaining three groups will present!

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