Government


Midterm Notes

Federalism (Week #1 January 3-6)
Tuesday 1/3 Class intro and Morality
Wednesday 1/4 Classwork: Dudley and Holmes (with Questions) Discuss Cases and Morality and Law
Thursday 1/5 "Good Samaritan" Video and Intro to Federalism
Friday 1/6 Federalism

Three Branches of Government  (Week #2 January 9-13)
Monday 1/9 "Wolf Video" Federalism Back to School Night!
Tuesday 1/10 Federalism PPT  
Wednesday 1/11 Finish Federalism PPT
Thursday 1/12 Powerpoint Executive Branch
Friday 1/13 Video: "Journeys with George"
Homework for Week #2 Read this article "Procrastination" and write a paragraph (At least seven sentences) on the article and how it applies to you! 

Congress and 1st Amendment (Week #3 January 16-20)
Monday 1/16 Martin Luther King Holiday (No School)
Tuesday 1/17 Powerpoint Congress
Wednesday 1/18 Powerpoint Judicial Branch
Thursday 1/19 Wrap up the "Supremes"
Friday 1/20 Judicial Branch Quiz

1st Amendment (Week #4 January 23-27)
Monday 1/23 Free Speech Video
Tuesday 1/24 Exam Free Speech "Texas v. Johnson"
Wednesday 1/25 "Freedom of Religion" (Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause)"Lemon v. Kurtzman" and "Wallace v. Jaffree"
Thursday 1/26 'God's Country'
Friday 1/27 Establishment Clause

Midterm and Review (Week #5 January 30-February 3)
Monday 1/30 Free Press
Tuesday 1/31 "Hazlewood v. Kuhlmeier"
Wednesday 2/1 
Thursday 2/2  Review
Friday 2/3 Midterm Exam

4th Amendments (Week #6 February 6-10)
Homework for Week #6 Watch "Grit" and follow instructions.
Monday 2/6 2nd Amendment
Tuesday 2/7 Intro to the 4th Amendment 
Wednesday 2/8 4th Amend. Chromebook Activity
Thursday 2/9 Cartoon Quiz on 4th Amendment
Friday 2/10 "Does Your Phone Have the Right to Remain Silent?"

5th and 6th Amendment  (Week #7 February 13-17)
Monday 2/13 Lincoln's Day 
Tuesday 2/14 5th Amendment Miranda v. Arizona
Wednesday 2/15 Upfront Article
Thursday 2/16 6th Amendment
Friday 2/17 6th Amendment

8th Amendment (Week #8 February 20-24)
Monday 2/20 Washington's Day
Tuesday 2/21 Intro to 8th Amendment "The Right To Die" (Close-up video) 
Wednesday 2/22 "24 Hours with a Condemned Man"
Thursday 3/23 "8th Amendment (Wrap up)"
Friday 3/24 9th and 10th Amendments, 10th Amend Activity 

State and Local Government (Week #9 Feb. 27-March 3)
Monday 2/27 Media and Politics PPT
Tuesday 2/28  "Living Room Candidate"
Wednesday 3/1 "Living Room Candidate"
Thursday 3/2  State and Local Govt. PPT
Friday 3/3 "State and Local Govt."

Finals Week #10 (March 6-10)
Monday 3/6 State and Local Govt.
Tuesday 3/7 Review for Exam
Wednesday 3/8
Thursday 3/9 Final
Friday 3/10 Students Off/Teacher Inservice

Final Notes
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