OCTOBER 2014

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    1 - Day 3 (NEASC) 2 - Day 7 3 - Day 4 (Whiting at PD all day)
ENRICHMENT RESOURCES:

PBS: Liberty
Episode 6: Are We to be a Nation?
Questions

HipHughes Constitutional Convention, Checks & Balances

Checks and Balances:


On Being Active in Your Community
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Finish Founding Docs analysis

A Reading of the Declaration
A singing of the Preamble

"Too Late to Apologize" - a musical interpretation of the Declaration
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Principles of the Constitution

Find an image (painting of photo) and upload it to Thinglink where you can annotate it to show the principles in action.


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Reading for Article 1

Define: Bicameral, CT Compromise, 3/5 Compromise, Implied and Express Powers
Questions:
What are the qualifications for the House? for the Senate?
How is representation for each chamber determined?
How is Congress under the Constitution more powerful than Congress under the Articles?

Congress Note Organizer
3 Branches Note Organizer
For review:
Crash Course: The Constitution, Articles, etc.
Hip Hughes: Congress for Dummies: Article 1
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Principles of the Constitution

Find an image (painting of photo) and upload it to Thinglink where you can annotate it to show the principles in action.
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6 - Black Day 7 - Gold Day 8 - Day 5 9 - Day 6 10 - Day 7
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Choose a state Senate race to profile: NC, KS, IA, AR, CO, NC
- who is running?
- what are their platforms?
- to whom do they appeal?
- who is affected by the outcome?
- how close is it?


Or a House legislative district race to profile: AZ(1&2), CA(26&52), CO(6), FL(2&26), IA(3), IL(10&12), MN(8), NH(1), NY(1&11), WV(3)

Use Canva to create a profile of the election in this state or district including the answers to the questions above; EasyBib add-on for citations
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Work on election research
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Finish creating state or district election research

Introduce Canva

Begin creating presentation
Remember citations!

Make an Avatar
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Finish Canva - submit with group avatars
RUBRIC
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Choose a state or a legislative district to profile
- who is running?
- what are their platforms?
- to whom do they appeal?
- who is affected by the outcome?
- how close is it?


Use Canva to create a profile of the election in this state or district.
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13 - Columbus Day 14 - Day 1 15 - Day 2(3) Late Arrival 16 - Day 4 17 - Day 5
No School

Election Canva Make Up Assessment
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Finish Canva
RUBRIC

DUE FRIDAY
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only 4, 5, 7, 8 meet
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Overview of the Legislative Branch PREZI

Congress-in-a-Flash Notes
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Finish PREZI

If time: quiz each other
Congress-in-a-Flash Notes

CANVA DUE TODAY:
Click download, send me the url in an email with the names of all of your group members
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Work on Canva - submit with group avatars
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Finish Canva
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20 - Day 6 21 - Day 7 22 - Day 1 23 - Day 2 24 - Day 3 (Ms. Whiting at PD)
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How well do we understand Congress challenge questions (these will be delivered as a Google Form and completed during class)

If time: CNN Student News (Oct. 15) on the Midterm Elections

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CNN Student News (Oct. 15) on the Midterm Elections

NYT video: What the People Want

Present election districts, share reflections on campaigning and elections

Why does this election matter?
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Political Spectrum Quizzes
I Side With...
The World's Smallest Political Quiz
Political Compass
Political Typology
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Quiz Make Up Points
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Quiz Make Up Points
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CNN Student News (Oct. 15) on the Midterm Elections

NYT video: What the People Want

Present election districts, share reflections on campaigning and elections

Why does this election matter?
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Political Spectrum Quizzes
I Side With...
The World's Smallest Political Quiz
Political Compass
Political Typology
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27 - Day 4 28 - Day 5 29 - Day 6 30 - Day 7 31 - Day 1 (End of 1st Quarter)
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How a Bill becomes a Law
Prezi
Notes, Chart, Organizer (pdf)
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Finish Prezi

Hip Hughes: Pocket Veto, Filibuster
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TED
: Lawrence Lessing: We the People, and the Republic We Must Reclaim
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Power of Congress: when is it necessary and proper?

Regulate Interstate Commerce
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Work on Interstate Commerce
Build mural timeline
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Power of Congress: when is it necessary and proper?

Regulate Interstate Commerce