Welcome to Civics and Economics 8 with Mr. West
9/6 - 9/7: Civics Bingo Icebreaker, The ERA article, Women at Work article
9/10 - 9/17: Civics Pretest, Achieve3000 Level Set, Duties and Responsibilities of Citizenship
9/18 - 9/19: Review "The ERA" and "Women at Work." Citizenship: Duties and Responsibilities, Citizenship Poster.
9/20 - 9/21: Presentation of Citizen Poster, Cornell Notes: 14th Amendment and Paths to Citizenship
9/24 - 9/25: Ice Breaker #1. Naturalization Process (pages 56-58) Immigration:A Cultural Mosaic (pages 10-17)
9/26 - 9/27: Ice Breaker #2. Unit 1 Citizenship Assessment. Classwork: Picture the Preamble
9/28 - 10/1: Ice Breaker #3. AVID Reflection for Unit I Test. School Counseling Survey on Schoology Classroom page, Unit 1 Civics Concepts.
10/2 - 10/3: Ice Breaker #4. Examine Historical Documents Influencing our US Constitution - Side 1
10/4 - 10/5: Ice Breaker #5. Examine Historical Documents Influencing our US Constitution - Side 2
10/9-10/10: Ice Breaker Quiz #1. Review of Documents, Articles of Confederation Cornell Notes from Schoology video www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1CcSXmb1VY
10/11-10/12: Ice Breaker #6, Almost Painless Guide to the US Constitution, Outlining the US Constitution.
10/15-10/16: Ice Breaker #7, Outlining the U. S. Constitution
10/17-10/18: Ice Breaker #8, Outlining the US Constitution, Bill of Rights Movie, Unit 2 Civics Concepts
10/19-10/22: Ice Breaker #9, Foundations of Government Quiz, Federalism Video, Unit 2 Civics Concepts, Kahoot!
10/24-10/25: Ice Breaker #10, Stations: Federalism and the Constitution, Balance of Power, Checks and Balances
10/26-10/29: Ice Breaker Quiz 2, Stations: Bill of Rights Flyer, Bill of Rights Graphic Organizer, Bill of Rights Cornell Notes, Ranking Rights and Freedoms
10/30-10/31: Ice Breaker #11, Amendments 11-27.
11/1 - 11/2: Ice Breaker #12, Local Constitutional Government Assessment, Review of Units I and II.
11/5 - 11/7: Ice Breaker #13, Unit II Assessment (Government Fundamentals, Constitutional Government), "A Document of Numbers," "Checks and Balances Chart,"
11-6: VIRTUAL LEARNING DAY (B Day): Refer to Mr. Arbuckle's Weebly site for assignments.
11/8 - 11/9: Ice Breaker #14, Configuring SOL Review Composition Notebooks, Article 1 Sections II and III of the US Constitution.
11/13-11/14: Ice Breaker #15, Stations: The Great Compromise Venn Diagram and Video Notes, Article I of the Constitution Cornell Notes, Congress Introduction
PowerPoint Cornell Notes, Duckster.com Legislative Branch Overview with Quiz Worksheet.
11/15-11/16: Ice Breaker Quiz #3, Stations: Article 1, Section 3 of the Constitution, Venn Diagram of Senate House terms and facts, 115th Congress Demographics, People and Leadership of the 115th Congress.
11/19-11/20: Ice Breaker #16, Quiz on Legislative Branch (Organization and Leadership).
11/21-11/26: Ice Breaker #17,
11/29-11/30: Ice Breaker #18, Legislative Branch #4, Powers of Congress Cornell Notes from PowerPoint, Congressional Powers Worksheet, Achieve3000 "Truman Town."
12/3-12/4: Ice Breaker #19, Continue Congressional Powers Note Taking from PowerPoint, Congressional Powers Guided Activity, Achieve3000 "Finding the Right Balance"
12/5 - 12/6: Unit 3 Quiz 2 covering the Structure of Congress, Powers of Congress, Congressional Representation. Moving into Special Interest Groups and Lobbyists. Achieve3000 "Limiting Power"
12/7 - 12/10: Ice Breaker Quiz #4, Congressional Committees, Special Interest Group Flyer
12/11-12/12: Ice Breaker Legislative Branch #13. Continue work on Interest Group PBA (Expository writing and Poster), How a Bill Becomes a Law video and worksheets, Achieve3000 "Saying Goodbye to a Pioneer."
1/4 - 1/7: Ice Breaker , Basics of the Executive Branch, Civics Concepts Unit 4 Executive Branch.