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AP American Government. …with Mr. Baker. A Glance at the next few days…. TODAY: Classroom Procedures My Expectations for you Your expectations for me Create a Classroom Agreement Textbook Distribution Tuesday: Explanation of Syllabus Hit the road running!. Bellringer 8/31 .

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AP American Government

…with Mr. Baker

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A Glance at the next few days…

  • TODAY:

  • Classroom Procedures

  • My Expectations for you

  • Your expectations for me

  • Create a Classroom Agreement

  • Textbook Distribution

  • Tuesday:

    • Explanation of Syllabus

    • Hit the road running!

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    Bellringer 8/31

    What are the functions of our government? What do you think our government should do? What should they not do?

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    • Democracy depends on you!

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    Classroom Procedures

    Homework Procedures

    Hallway Procedures

    Respecting the Classroom

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    Classroom Procedures

    -As students walk into class each day, they grab any paper work that is on the welcoming table.

    -Students are expected to grab a Bellringer sheet every Monday from the welcoming table.

    -Bellringerswill be due every Friday!

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    Homework Procedures

    • -Mr. Baker will collect homework at the start of class on the day it is due.

    • -If you are absent, you are responsible for checking my website, knowledgebakery.com, to see what was missed.

    • Be a self-advocate!

      • www.knowledgebakery.com

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    Students will only be issued a hall pass if it is a dire emergency!

    Students will raise three fingers to indicate they need to use the restroom.

    When I approve, you will open your personal planner to the appropriate monthly view for me to sign it.

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    Respect the Environment

    -All group-project materials (markers, colored pencils, glue, scissors, etc) will be put back to their appropriate location when complete.

    -This is OUR learning environment, treat it with respect!

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    Classroom Expectations



    Earn It

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    My Expectations for you

    Show up on time.

    Try to bring a positive mental attitude.

    Be prepared, ready, and willing, to learn.

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    Expectations of teacher and course? …Creating a Classroom Agreement

    How will we live and learn together?

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    • Begin reading chapter 1, check my website for major question of chapter to answer.

      1. Distinguish the two concepts of democracy mentioned in the chapter. In what sense does the textbook refer to the US government as democratic?

      2. Explain what is meant by political power. What is political power’s relationship with legitimacy and democracy?

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    Meet Mr. Baker

    2nd Year at Ogden International High School

    Graduated from the University of Evansville in Southern Indiana

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    Meet Mr. Baker

    Also attended Harlaxton College in Grantham, England for a semester.

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