CIVICS Assignments

November 2106                                                                                  Civics

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Ch: 15 Citizenship & Community

Questions 1-12

Community Planning?

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School Community: Mapping and Zoning on Valley Springs School District

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Gerrymandering, and why it matters in elections and policy making.

Look at possible zoning strategies on school campus

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Chapter 16: Citizenship & the Law

 

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Ch 16 vocab terms quiz

 

Read and complete the Criminal Justice System Handbook and summary questions pg402

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Ch 15-16 test

 

 

Read Ch 17 in class or for homework if unfinished

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Chapter 17: The Economy

Explore terminology 1-20 and discuss comprehension & Critical Thinking Questions on pg 471

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Thanksgiving Break

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Thanksgiving Break

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Thanksgiving Break

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Chapter 18: Goods & Services

Discuss chapter and answer questions 14-22 for homework.

 

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Chapter 19: Personal Finances

Begin reading chapter and discuss as whole group the key terms, answer 25-30 for homework.

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Infomercials and consumer goods.

In small group, create an infomercial for a treat that you intend to sell (share with class)

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Present Infomercials and exchange treats.

Discuss marketing media

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Peer Review, then

Chapter 17-19 test

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Analyzing Free Speech:

Is it a right to riot?

Students analyze the public reaction to the 2016 election, and closely examine constitutional guidelines

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Discussion Contd…

 

Right to Riot?

 

Conclude discussion with an open letter to America

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Unit 7: The United States and the World

Explore Foreign Policy and answer ch 23 questions 1-15 for homework

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Working in small groups, create a pro-con chart for  question 19 on pg. 627

Present to class for discussion.

Read ch 24 for homework

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Chapter 24: Charting a course.

Discuss Critical thinking questions and make note cards for key terms

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Quiz for ch 24 key terms

 

Research Project Outline

Purdue OWL guidelines for MLA Research

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Day One:

Conduct Research on Topic of American Interest

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Day Two:

Conduct Research on Topic of American Interest

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Day Three:

Models for citing sources and constructing a Works Cited Page for Sources

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Day Four:

Utilizing Quotes:

Models for integrating quotes into student writing – with parenthetic citations.