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Midterm Notes

Morality and Law/Federalism (Week #1 August 14-17)
Tuesday 8/14 Introductions
Wednesday 8/15 Classwork: Dudley and Holmes (with Questions) Discuss Cases and Morality and Law
Thursday 8/16 "Good Samaritan" Video and Intro to Federalism
Friday 8/17  Federalism PPT                                           

Three Branches of Government  (Week #2 August 20-24)
Monday 8/20  Federalism "Wolf Video"
Tuesday 8/21   Federalism
Wednesday 8/22 "Constitution USA"
Thursday 8/23 Federalism Quiz "Constitution USA"
Friday 8/24  Executive Branch

Congress and 1st Amendment (Week #3 August 27-31)
Monday 8/27 Executive Branch W/S
Tuesday 8/28 Intro Congress/ Powerpoint Congress  
Wednesday 8/29 The Supremes (Videos)
Thursday 8/30 Powerpoint Judicial Branch
Friday 8/31 Intro First Amendment (Religion)

1st Amendment and Midterm and Review (Week #4 Sept. 3-7)
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 9/3 Labor Day (No School) 
Tuesday 9/4 First Amendment
Wednesday 9/5 "Freedom of Religion" (Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause)
Thursday 9/6 'God's Country'/Chromebooks  Establishment Clause/"Lemon v. Kurtzman" and "Wallace v. Jaffree"
Friday 9/7 Midterm Exam

1st Amendment (cont.) (Week #5 Sept.10-14)
Monday 9/10 1st Amendment Cartoon Quiz 
Tuesday 9/11  Free Speech
Wednesday 9/12 Free Speech (cont.)
Thursday 9/13 Freedom Press "Hazlewood v. Kuhlmeier" 
Friday 9/14 "Fake News" Attacks on the Press  

4th Amendment (Week #5 Sept. 17-21) 
Monday 9/17  
Tuesday 9/18 
Wednesday 9/19 
Thursday 9/20 2nd Amendment
Friday 9/21 2nd Amendment (cont.)

5th and 6th Amendments  (Week #6 Sept. 24-28)
Homework for Week #6 Watch "Grit" and follow instructions.
Monday 9/24 Intro to the 4th Amendment "Good Faith"/Mapp and Exclusionary Rule
Tuesday 9/20 4th Amend. Chromebook Activity TLO/Searches in schools and Cartoon Quiz on 4th Cartoon Quiz and the 14th Amendment
Wednesday 9/21 5th Amendment Intro "Miranda v. Arizona" 
Thursday 9/22 Upfront Article/Finish Chromebook work on 5th Amendment/Gideon v. Wainwright
Friday 9/23 6th Amendment and 6th Amendment Chromebook Activity (Objective: Students will learn Constitutional Criminal Rights)

8th Amendment (Week #7 Oct. 1-5)
Monday 10/1 Intro to 8th Amendment (Objective: Students will learn Constitutional excessive bail and punishment rights) 
Tuesday 10/2  "The Right To Die" (Close-up video) (Objective: Students will be presented with pros and cons of 8th Amendment) 
Wednesday 10/3 "24 Hours with a Condemned Man"(Objective: Students will learn the rights of a condemned man ) 
Thursday 10/4 "8th Amendment (Wrap up)" "Living Room Candidate" (Objective: Students will learn the importance of Media and Politics) 
Friday 10/5 Living Room Candidate (Objective: Students will learn the importance of Media and Politics

State and Local Government (Week #8 Oct. 8-12)
Monday 10/8 State Civil Liberties
Tuesday 10/9  Immigration
Wednesday 10/10 State and Local Govt. PPT
Thursday 10/11 Review
Friday 10/12 Government Final



Final Notes