AP government Agendas & Journals Fall 2013
Advanced Placement U.S. Government with Mrs. Schoene C103 3rd & 7th Period
Agenda • Index Cards • AE files • 2. Seating Chart • 3. TEST: Game Change • AE • 4. Syllabus distribution • H.W. AP Exam Vocabulary-QUIZ Next Class, Get Class Supplies 8-12/13 Journal : Tell me Everything about you!!! OBJ: Students will identify the purpose of this class
Name: Grade: • Age: Counselor: • Do you have a job, if so where? • Do you have access to computer/phone technology & internet? • What extra curricular activities are you involved in? • What are your top 3 college choices? • Have you visited or applied yet? • What is 1 question you want answered in this class?
TEXT in your answers on the ACTIVExpressions • Name: Grade: • Birthdate:Counselor : • Parent/Guardian Name • Parent Guardian e-mail • Parent Guardian Phone number • Your e-mail
Pre Unit VocabularyCreate Flash Cards for the following terms Mini Test NEXT CLASS
OBJ: Students will Identify and work with the Structure of the FRQ styles 8-14/15 pg 2 The Advanced Placement exam is given to 7 million students each year. Explain what the AP exam is. List 3 colleges that would accept credit. Explain what the grading system of the AP test means. • AGENDA discuss Game Change alternate assignment, & collect W.O.D. • Vocabulary Quiz • Syllabus (inside cover)& goals(page 1) • Notebook 101 (back cover) • Notes: C.L.U.E.S. For the AP exam & FRQ U (pg3) • Dissecting the FRQ W.S. (pg 2) Complete for hw. Have Syllabus signed
Goals for this Class Create a passion for government Prepare you for college course work Prepare you for the AP exam
Agenda • Collect syllabus, & WOD , web-site of the week. • Issue books/number notebooks • Discuss & collect HW • Hazelwood Central FRQ (pg 5) • Group Score the FRQ • Unit 1 Vocabulary • Put each on notecards • Mini test next week • Read and take notes on Ch 1 (pg 6-7) possible open note quiz next class. • Pick up review for Unit 1 test 8/16-19 pg4 Number your notebook 1-100 Obj; Students will understand Where the ideas that shaped our Government originated
Make Flash cards electronic & mobile www.flashcardmachine.com Add this to the back cover of your notebook!
AGENDA • collect WOD, signed syllabus • Notes: Essence of Government & Economic systems.(pg 9) • Chip game • Reflection (pg 8) • HW: FRQ #1.1 (pg 8) • Vocab quiz next class • Study for Unit test 8/26-27 8/20-21pg8 What is the BEST type of government and WHY? Obj; Students will understand The essence of political power.
Collect syllabus, & WOD • Notes: Theories on democracy. (pg 11) • FRQ Tournament or study groups • Review for Test NEXT CLASS, all review information should be on flash cards. • HW-STUDY! & Notebooks due next class 8/22-23 pg10 Study for Vocabulary quiz- 4 min. Obj; Students will investigate Power in modern times
FRQ Tournament Champion = 20, + 1 Finals qualifiers= 20 points Eliminated in Semi-Finals = converted score -1 Eliminated in First Round = converted score - 2
8/26-27 pg 12 Evaluate what AND how you learned in the first unit. • Cover page notes (pg 12) • Collect Review Cards • Unit 1 TEST • Notebooks due today! • Independent Working Choices: • Cover page Unit 2.(pg 13) • Unit 2 Vocabulary (quiz Friday/Tuesday) • Greek, Rome or Home Challenge. Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The Types of government & economy Unit
Agenda • Cover page, & website of the week. • Discuss test, notebook & test top 10. • Notes: Roots of American Government Stations(pgs.14-16) • Complete notes by gathering information from stations around the room to answer the opening question. • HW: FRQ 2.1 • review for vocab. quiz next class. 8/28-29 pg14 Explain this political cartoon Obj; Students will understand Where the ideas that shaped our Government originated
AP Government! Notes outline Overlaying question What are the Philosophical and historical Foundations of the American Political System? • Greek ideals: • Roman ideals: • Enlightenment: • What was the Enlightenment? • Thomas Hobbes* • John Locke* • Baron de Montestquieu* • Jean-Jacques Rousseau*
Get to know your book, make flash cards and quiz yourself www. highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073379093/student_view0 The American Democracy, 10/e Thomas E. Patterson, Harvard University Add this to the back cover of your notebook!
Vocabulary Quiz #3, discuss FRQ answer in pairs. • Chart: Documents of Democracy(pg 19) • FRQ Quiz next class *STUDY your notebook * • Notes: D of I & Epic Fail of the Articles, Road to the Constitution (pg20-21) • HW: Read & take notes from pgs27-37(pg 22-23). 8/30-9/3pg18 What led to the colonist to commit treason in Declaration of Independence Obj; Students will investigate Power in modern times
FRQ QUIZ • The Paine Opinion (Read/Highlight/Annotate- R/H/A) each paragraph of the reading (pg 25) • Notes: Finish Epic fail • Read over and highlight all notes & w.s. in your notebook • Progress reports in 1 WEEK! 9/4-5 Pg24 What led to the colonist to commit treason in Declaration of Independence Obj; Students will Explore the controversies of creating Our Constitution
Return & discuss FRQ Quiz • Notes: To make a Constitution, Compromises Chart (pg 27) • Federalist 10 w.s. (pg 26) finish for homework. • HW: Study for Vocab Mini test Next Class! 9/6-10Pg26 What famous forefather was NOT at the constitutional convention? Obj; Students will prepare To demonstrate Their stand of the Constitution And financial planning
Vocab Mini Test • Federalist 51 w.s. (pg29) • Set study Groups • Town Meeting: The Ratification Debate • Assign roles • Pre Meeting research • Town meeting is Next Class • FYI: Unit 2 test is 9/16-17 review available NOW • Progress reports due on Friday 9/10-11pg28 Should Colonial government ratify the Constitution? Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of Financial planning and Goal setting
Town Meeting: • The Ratification Debate • Ratification Reflection (pg 31) • FYI: Unit 2 test & Notebook due date is 9/16-17 • review & grade sheet available NOW • Progress reports due on Friday 9/12-13pg30 Should Colonial government ratify the Constitution? Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of Financial planning and Goal setting
Town Meeting • Opening by the chair • Introduction of the other elected officials • General explanation of the topic and why it is important. • Opening Statements: • AGREE group • DISAGREE group • Questions or comments by the elected officials for the group • The chair asks questions first. • Each elected official is designated by the chair. • That designated official can ask a question or interrupt the group at any time. • Questions or comments by the townspeople for the group (recognized in the order they stand) • Witnesses (as needed) • AGREE group • DISAGREE group • Additional debate (recognized by the chair) (10 minutes) • Questions by each side for the other side are permitted at this time. • Elected officials vote on the proposition. • (Townspeople may let the officials know what they think at this time.)
Ratification Reflection pg 31 • What did you learn about the Federalist from this debate? • What did you learn about the Anti- Federalist from this debate? • If you were a colonist in the 1886 would you have voted to ratify the new constitution? • Explain why you have this opinion • Living in the 21st century would you vote to ratify this constitution? • Explain why you have this opinion.
College & Scholarship Research!!!!! Also, Sign in to take sample test http://apcentral.collegeboard.com Select Student site Add this to the back cover of your notebook!
9/16-17 pg 32 Evaluate what and how you learned the concepts of the roots of American government • Collect Review Cards • Unit 2 TEST • Independent Working Choices: • Work on Notebook-due today! • Unit 3 Cover Page(ch 2&3)pg 33 on pink • Unit 3 Vocabulary (quiz Next class) • HW: Constitutional Worksheet (pg 32) Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The Career Unit
Agenda • Discuss test, notebook, & cover page • vocabulary and go over the top 10 and add to notebook. • Notes: Preamble, Articles and Amendments of the constitution (35-39) • HW: Find a current events article(electronic or paper) that is an example of the notes you took today be prepared to share next class(pg 34) 9/18-19 Pg34 Evaluate your performance on the test in comparison to the amount of time you studied. Obj; Students use the information From their personal analysis To further investigate career Options
Agenda • Share Current Event article • Reading: The Electoral College Explained • Create timeline/flow chart of the campaign process (pg 40-41) • Notes: Principles of the Constitution- (pg 42-44) • HW: Find a current events article(electronic or paper) that is an example of the notes you took today be prepared to share next class(pg45) 9/20-23 Pg40 Political cartoon. Obj; Students will evaluate the Ways our framers accomplished their goals
Agenda • Vocab quiz # 5, share Current Event H.W. • Notes: Goals, Power, and limits of the U.S. Constitution (pg 47-49) • Self Reflection: What is the role of government? (pg 46) • H.W. Read text book pages 57-67 (possiable pop quiz next class over reading) 9/24-25 Pg 46 What is the #1 job of our government? Obj; Students use the outline of the Constitution to decide the role of Government today.
Spirit week 2012 Monday- CelebrityDay Tuesday- Tacky Day Wednesday- Way Back Day Thursday- EXTREMESPIRIT Friday- Class Pride
Discuss Reading Quiz & Self Reflection • Notes: Federalism part I: ( pg 51-53) • Timed FRQ (pg 50) • Study for vocab quiz next class 9/26-27 pg50 How involved should the federal government be in state affairs? ie: education, abortion, same sex marriage, medicinal marijuana Obj; Students will research Possible colleges and narrow their Career choices
Agenda • Vocab quiz • Notes: Federalism, part II • Eras of Federalism Walk about(pg 55-57) • Court Case Walk About (pg 58-59) • HW: Read Chapter 3 pgs …… • Study for TEST 10/8-9 9/30-10/1 Pg 54 ? Obj; Students use the outline of the Constitution to decide the role of Government today.
Agenda • Continued Notes: Federalism, part II • Eras of Federalism Walk about (pg 55-57) • Court Case Walk About (pg 58-59) • Schoene wrap up • STUDY GROUPS- TEST 10-8 • Socratic Set up: Read, Highlight and annotate your assigned reading & be prepared to share with the class tomorrow for test grade. • Study for TEST 10/8-9 10/2-3 Pg 58 ? Obj; Students use the outline of the Constitution to decide the role of Government today.
Vocab quiz • Prepare for Socratic Seminar • (after lunch) Socratic Seminar : • WHERE IS THE POWER: that is the question • Reflection (pg 61) • HW: STUDY FOR TEST NEXT CLASS. Notebooks also due. 10/4-7 Pg 60 Use Socratic main question Obj; Students will research Possible careers and narrow their College choices
Where is the Power? Pg 61 • What evidence was presented that argues that voting is a positive action for American citizens? • What evidence was presented that argues that voting is an elitist action that is a waste of time for the average American? • After this Socratic what is your personal opinion of the power of the voter?
10-8-9 pg 62 Evaluate what and how you learned the concepts of the roots of American government • Collect Review Cards • Unit 3 TEST • Independent Working Choices: • Work on Notebook- due today! *turn in before the test for extra credit • Unit 4 Cover Page(ch. 6 & 7)pg 63 on purple. • Unit 4 vocabulary – Quiz Oct 15- 16 Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The Career Unit
Political movie 10/10-14 • Find political movie to wrap up quarter and Rileys birthday • Take day off for Riley’s birthday
Discuss test/ FRQ* • Announce study group winners • PROGRESS REPORTS- notebooks • UNIT 4 TEST- October 23rd • Unit 4 vocabulary & cover page (pg 63) • Notes: Socialization & voting(pg 53-55) • Voting rights jigsaw • HW: Study for Vocab. Quiz & complete political beliefs survey #1(pg 52) • NOTEBOOK DUE TODAY • DEBATE UNIT ASSIGNMENT due 10/24. 10/15-16 Pg 64 List 3 American political values. Obj; Students will investigate The effect of political beliefs on Political action
Evaluate your current 1st Q. grade. Make a Goal for your 1st semester grade and list 3 actions you will take to achieve this goal. On page 61, include your grade equation and this
Quarter Grade Equation • Semester Goal – 1st quarter Grade = X • 92-88=4 • Semester Goal+ X= • 92+4=96 the grade you need 2nd quarter to meet your goal Tips: Your goal may be unrealistic……. *if your 2nd Q grade is over 100 *if your 2nd Q grade is more than 20 points higher than your 1st Q grade
Research how each of following groups earned the right to vote and be prepared to teach your team. -White Males-Women-African Americans-American Indians-18 year olds • Make sure you include the YEAR suffrage was extended & what act/amendment granted them that right. You have 10 min to complete your research
Vocab quiz, Share/discuss HW, collect PB #1 • Notes: The ideological Spectrum(pg 57) • Idealog.org (pg 58-59) • HW: FRQ #1 (make sure you read the directions)(pg56) • Read pgs 164-174 • VP debate on the 11th 10/10-11 Pg56 Look back at your ‘Goals for this course’ (pg 1) Now that 1st quarter is over, how are you progressing at achieving those goals. Edit your goals to make them more current. Obj; Students will investigate The base and beliefs of the Political spectrum
On your computer go to http://idealog.org/en/index, either by typing it in or going to my webpage and selecting the IdeaLog link.-Select, ‘take quiz’.-As you read the tutorial and take the quiz, record helpful notes on page-When you are finished answer the following reflection questions • Reflection Questions • Where did you place your ‘happy face’ on the ideological scale? Why? • Explain where you placed yourself on the 2 dimensional scale? • Did the test place you in the same area after the questions? • Were you surprised by where the test placed you? why or why not.