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Midterm Notes

Morality and Law/Federalism (Week #1 August 8-11)
Tuesday 8/8 Introductions
Wednesday 8/9 Classwork: Dudley and Holmes (with Questions) Discuss Cases and Morality and Law
Thursday 8/10 "Good Samaritan" Video and Intro to Federalism
Friday 8/11  Federalism PPT                                           

Three Branches of Government  (Week #2 August 14-18)
Monday 8/14  Federalism "Wolf Video"
Tuesday 8/15   Federalism
Wednesday 8/16 "Constitution USA"
Thursday 8/17 Federalism Quiz "Constitution USA"
Friday 8/18  Executive Branch

Congress and 1st Amendment (Week #3 August 21-25)
Monday 8/21 Executive Branch W/S
Tuesday 8/22 Intro Congress/ Powerpoint Congress  
Wednesday 8/23 The Supremes (Videos)
Thursday 8/24 Powerpoint Judicial Branch
Friday 8/25 Intro First Amendment (Religion)

1st Amendment and Midterm and Review (Week #4 August 28 - Sept. 1)
Homework for Week #4 Read this article "Procrastination" and write a paragraph (At least seven sentences) on the article and how it applies to you! 
Monday 8/28 First Amendment
Tuesday 8/29 Counselor's Day
Wednesday 8/30 "Freedom of Religion" (Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause)
Thursday 8/31 'God's Country'/Chromebooks  Establishment Clause/"Lemon v. Kurtzman" and "Wallace v. Jaffree"
Friday 9/1 Midterm Exam

1st Amendment (cont.) (Week #5 Sept. 5-9)
Monday 9/4 Labor Day
Tuesday 9/5 1st Amendment Cartoon Quiz  
Wednesday 9/6 Free Speech
Thursday 9/7 Free Speech (cont.)
Friday 9/8  Freedom Press /"Hazlewood v. Kuhlmeier"

4th Amendment (Week #5 Sept. 11-15) 
Monday 9/11 Civic Participation 
Tuesday 9/12 Civic Participation
Wednesday 9/13 Rock the Vote!
Thursday 9/14 2nd Amendment
Friday 9/15 2nd Amendment (cont.)

5th and 6th Amendments  (Week #6 Sept. 18-22)
Homework for Week #6 Watch "Grit" and follow instructions.
Monday 9/18 Intro to the 4th Amendment "Good Faith"/Mapp and Exclusionary Rule
Tuesday 9/19 4th Amend. Chromebook Activity TLO/Searches in schools and Cartoon Quiz on 4th Cartoon Quiz and the 14th Amendment
Wednesday 9/20 5th Amendment Intro "Miranda v. Arizona" 
Thursday 9/21 Upfront Article/Finish Chromebook work on 5th Amendment/Gideon v. Wainwright
Friday 9/22 6th Amendment and 6th Amendment Chromebook Activity (Objective: Students will learn Constitutional Criminal Rights)

8th Amendment (Week #7 Sept. 25-29)
Monday 9/25 Intro to 8th Amendment (Objective: Students will learn Constitutional excessive bail and punishment rights) 
Tuesday 9/26  "The Right To Die" (Close-up video) (Objective: Students will be presented with pros and cons of 8th Amendment) 
Wednesday 9/27 "24 Hours with a Condemned Man"(Objective: Students will learn the rights of a condemned man ) 
Thursday 9/28 "8th Amendment (Wrap up)" "Living Room Candidate" (Objective: Students will learn the importance of Media and Politics) 
Friday 9/29 Living Room Candidate (Objective: Students will learn the importance of Media and Politics

State and Local Government (Week #8 Oct. 2-6)
Monday 10/2 State Civil Liberties
Tuesday 10/3  Immigration
Wednesday 10/4 State and Local Govt. PPT
Thursday 10/5 Review
Friday 10/6 Government Final

Final Notes