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Ap Government Agenda sPRING2013. Lesson Plans AP Government with Mrs Schoene. A224 3 rd & 5 th period. Agenda HW check pg 1., return unit 5 FRQ’s Timed AP Test* Complete Article I W.S. Review and sign up Legislative Unit Vocab. Number your notebook 1-100 by Friday.

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    1. Ap Government Agenda sPRING2013

    2. Lesson Plans AP Government with Mrs Schoene A224 3rd & 5th period

    3. Agenda • HW check pg 1., return unit 5 FRQ’s • Timed AP Test* • Complete Article I W.S. • Review and sign up • Legislative Unit Vocab. • Number your notebook 1-100 by Friday. • FYI: you have a vocab. Quiz Monday Friday..Welcome back.  1/6-7 13-14 pg 2 Were you surprised by the AP score your college required? OBJ: Students will Analyze their preparedness For the AP test

    4. AP TEST COSTS2011-12 • MATH AND SCIENCE – $44 F/R- $29 • ALL OTHER TESTS - $87 • FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH(F/R) - $57 •  Students will be reimbursed by the district for AP testing. Students willneed to make the initial payment when signing up with the cashier and reimbursements will be mailed out approximately 6-8 weeks after all testing is completed. Students need to be signed up and payment made by March 15th.

    5. Agenda • Discuss Article 1 W.S.* TAKE ADDITIONAL NOTES DURING DISCUSSION!* • Election Research project • Create a campaign poster/brochure for your congressperson • Include: what a voter should know!!!! Leadership, influence/ power, committees, voting record • Be Prepared to present this information next class • Vocab quiz NEXT CLASS. 1/15-16Pg4 11. Which of the following is the most likely consequence of divided government? Reorganization of the federal bureaucracy Conflicts between states Delays in confirmation of federal court nominees Conflicts between national government and states Elimination of the seniority rule in Congress. Obj; Students will investigate the benefits of having a spending plan

    6. Who will your congressperson be?7 • Speaker of the House- J’Dah • House Majority leader- Clayton • House Majority whip- Elexis • House Minority leader- Derica • House Minority whip- Kim • House Rules Committee • -Katie • President pro tempore- Ebony • Senate Majority Leader - Erika • Senate Majority whip- Harmony • Senate Minority Leader- Autumn • Senate Minority whip- • Collette Leader of the Congressional Black Caucus- Imani Leader of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – Kendrick Leader of the Congressional Women's Caucus – Alondria

    7. Who will your congressperson be?3 • Speaker of the House- Alayna • House Majority leader- Brian • House Majority whip- Mohammad • House Minority leader- Mercy • House Minority whip- Heaven • House Rules Committee • Rachel M • Devin • Anthony • President pro tempore- T.J. • Senate Majority Leader- Amaris • Senate Majority whip- Jonnae • Senate Minority Leader- Sydnee • Senate Minority whip- Antonio Leader of the Congressional Black Caucus- Nila Leader of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – Rachel H. Leader of the Congressional Women's Caucus – Chau

    8. Agenda- vocab quiz • Campaign presentations! • Take notes on pg 7 • FRQ practice 6.1 (pg 6) 1/17Pg 6 After researching your congressperson, Would you vote for him/her? Why or Why not? Obj; Students will investigate the benefits of having a spending plan

    9. Congressperson Notes: pg7

    10. Congressperson Notes: pg7

    11. Agenda- finish presentations • Vocabulary quiz 6.1 • Notes: How a bill (pg 8 & 9) • How a bill becomes a law • PoliCentral style w/ handout(on pg 10-11) • HW: FRQ 6.1( put on pg 10 after I return it to you) 1/21-22 pg8 What are the 3 functions of the policymaking role of Congress? Use your book to find the answer Obj; Students will prepare for Life simulation

    12. PoliCentral http://policentral.mcgraw-hill.com/policentral/html/home.html-How Gov’t works-How a bill becomes a law

    13. Agenda return FRQ • How to get elected! • Complete the PoliCentral Simulation • Unpopular Incumbent & Popular Incumbent • Take notes on your choices and the results in a chart format on pg.13 • Take notes on what you are learning from this on pg. 13 • Write comparison & reflection of this activity on page 12 IN PARAGRAPH FORM! • Prepare for Socratic on Pork(yum). Next class 1/23-24 24-27Pg 12 What is the most important factor in choosing a congressperson? Obj; Students will research Possible careers and narrow their College choices

    14. State of the union address 1/28 9est. Extra credit? Or assignment?

    15. PoliCentral http://policentral.mcgraw-hill.com/policentral/html/home.htmlSimulationsElection: Running for Congress

    16. Running for congress! PG 13 Un popular Incumbent Popular Incumbent

    17. Big announcement! AP booklets, Review FRQ • Socratic Seminar : • Is PORK/EARMARKING good for the government? • Reflection (pg 15) • HW: Chapter 11 notes- from pages 308-315 on pg 16-17 • Study for TEST NEXT WEEK & prepare notebook to turn in! 1/27-28 28-29 Pg 14 What is your personal opinion of Pork (not the other white meat) Obj; Students will discuss and Further understand the use of Ear-marks in Congress

    18. Is pork good for the government? • What are the positive and negatives of Pork? this should be an extensive answer. • How has the concept of ‘Pork’ changed over the years? • Where does the term ‘pork’ come from? • Why is earmark/pork reform so hard for congress to accomplish? • How are pork/earmarks and power connected?

    19. Agenda • Notes: Voting Rights act (pg 18) • Notes sheet:redistricting /gerrymandering.(pg 19) • Can YOU fix it? • The Redistricting Game (pg 19) • Review for TEST NEXT CLASS! & notebooks are due  1/30-31pg 18 Explain this cartoon Obj; Students will attempt to Fix the district?

    20. Voting rights Act of 1965 • outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans • prohibits states from imposing any "voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or standard, practice, or procedure ... to deny or abridge the right of any citizen of the United States to vote on account of race or color. • intended to outlaw the practice of requiring otherwise qualified voters to pass literacy test in order to register to vote

    21. The Act has been renewed and amended by Congress four times. • the most recent being a 25-year extension signed in 2006 by George Bush. • During the debate over the 2006 extension, some Republican members of Congress objected to renewing the preclearance requirement because it represents an overreach of federal power and places unwarranted bureaucratic demands on Southern • Conservative legislators also opposed requiring states with large Spanish-speaking populations to provide bilingual ballots. • How has the Voting Rights Act changed voting in the United States?

    22. Can you make it ‘FAIR’? http://redistrictinggame.org

    23. Extra credit : town hall meeting • The Hazelwood School District is hosting a Town Hall meeting for current High School and Eighth Grade Students on February 5th at 6:00 pm.  This is a great opportunity for High School and Eighth Grade students from the district to help shape the high school education they will receive.  Students will have a chance to participate in activities and have their voice heard, creating a personal attachment and possible change to education they will receive in high school. • We would love for your child to participate in this meeting.  The event will be held on February 5th at 6:00 pm in the commons at Hazelwood Central High School.  Please reply to the following email address if you have any questions or to let us know your child will be able to participate! rwaltersam@hazelwoodschools.org. • Proof that your were there • ½ page summary of the meeting • ½ page that connects the meeting to what you have learned in government

    24. Unit 6 MCTEST TODAY • Independent Working Choices: • Work on Notebook-due today! • Post test activities • Study for Part II of the test! • Cover page,ch 12-13 (pg 21) • Unit 7 Vocabulary (quiz NEXT WEEK) • Hw- Executive 101 W.S. (pg 20) 2/3-4pg 20 No journal Study for 5 min. Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The Career Unit

    25. 2/3-4pg 20 No journal Study for 5 min. • Collect Review Cards • Unit 6 TEST • Independent Working Choices: • Work on Notebook-due today! • Cover page,ch 12-13 (pg 21) • Unit 7 Vocabulary (quiz Friday) • Hw- Executive 101 W.S. (pg 20) Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The Career Unit

    26. Agenda t • Discuss Executive 101 (pg 20) • Day in the life of the president. • A comparison over time.(pg 22) • Notes: Commander in Chief (pg. 23) • HW: 1st Article Read, Highlight & Annotate(RHA) & ?’s (pg 24- 25), • study for Vocab. quiz next class 2/11Pg 22 Is the president doing his job? Obj; Students will investigate the benefits of having a spending plan

    27. War powers, international alliances, the president and congress • Of all the decisions government makes, none had a greater impact than the decision to enter armed conflict. • Discuss a way in which the War Powers Resolution might limit foreign wars. • Identify why the legislative veto aspect of the resolution might jeopardize the legality of the resolution. • Identify one advantage the president has over Congress and identify one advantage Congress has over the president in war making. • Discuss how unilateral and multilateral approaches to war making illustrate presidential discretion in war powers.

    28. Mr. President How has the presidency changed over the past 60 years?

    29. AGENDA vocab quiz/Hw discussion. • Notes: Chief Executive & Legislative Leader (pg 27….) • Day in the life of the president. • A comparison over time.(pg 22) • Notes: Chief Diplomat (p…29) • Domestic(Economy) • Foreign • HW: RHA & Write the perfect FRQ scoring guide.for Article #2 (pg30-31 ) 2/12 pg 26 Who should have the most military power in the government? Obj; Students will examine the role Of the modern president

    30. AGENDA : • Chart: President’s EOP hand out(pg 33), • Notes: Taxes…….(pg 34-35) • Independent notes : Election strategy and process (pg 34-35) text book pg 329-336} • Election strategy chart • Play the election game • Notes from game (pg33) • HW:RHA Article #3 & FRQ?’s (pg 36-37) & study for vocab quiz next class 2/14pg 32 Is the modern President too powerful? Obj; Students will examine and The rise in power of the Office of the President

    31. OBJ: Students will Be able to distinguish the Set up and types of bureaucracy 2/19 pg38 Explain this cartoon • AGENDA • Unit 7 vocab. Quiz 2 ,Article 3 FRQ discussion. • Notes: Bureaucracy V Democracy(pg 39-40) • Organizational Graphic Organizer(pg 41) • HW: Bureaucracy Scavenger Hunt-Due February 26th (pg ?) • RHA Article # 4 & complete FRQ(pg 42-43) LAST ONE 

    32. Using the information from your notes and Ch 13, Draw the spoke diagram below in your notebook. Fill in each circle with a type of Bureaucratic Agency. Connect 1 explanation of their purpose to each Agency& 2 examples of Agencies in that category. Then connect a summary of the examples job in government.

    33. 2/21-24 pg44 • AgendA • Share and discuss reading #4 • Notes: Who and History of the Bureaucracy (pg 46-47) • Which is best? • Team FRQ tourney(pg 45) • HW:ReadCh13. To study for test NEXT WEEK!. • Bureaucracy Scavenger Hunt-Due February 26th Obj; Students will understand The history that has created our Current bureaucracy.

    34. AGENDA • Bureaucracy Accountability(pg 49) • Review for TEST • Scavenger Hunt-Due February 26th • FYI: Unit 7 M.C.test/ notebook next class. • FRQ & flashcards, next week 2/25-26 pg48 What are 3 items you have questions about in unit 7 Obj; Students will investigate The accountability for the Bureaucracy

    35. 2/ 27-28 pg 50 No journal Study for 5 min. • Collect Notebooks • Unit 7 M.C. TEST • Independent Working Choices: • Work on Notebook-due today! • STUDY for FRQ test • Review old frq’s • Read ch 12-13 • Research old AP frq’s and answers • Review notes • Study flash cards Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The executive branch

    36. Collect Review Cards • Unit 7 FRQ. TEST • Independent Working Choices: • Unit 8 Vocabulary (quiz next week) • Unit 8 cover page( pg 51) • Hw- Judicial 101 W.S. (pg52) • Begin LAW SCHOOL : due March ….. 3/3-4 pg 50b No journal Study for 5 min. Obj. Students will evaluate Their knowledge of The executive branch

    37. So many Snow days 2/21-2/22 • Cancel CBR

    38. Unit 8, Ch 14, 4, 5 Vocabulary

    39. Discuss Judicial 101 (pg 52) • Notes: Article III- Constitutional Provisions and State Courts(pg 53-54) • Introduce Supreme Court Movie Poster assignment • HW: FRQ 1 (pg 55 when it is returned). • Study for vocab quiz next week 3/5Pg 52 Why do we have a Supreme Court? Obj; Students will investigate the benefits of having a spending plan

    40. ‘Collect’ HW (FRQ1), • Notes: Supreme Court System- Structure (pg 57-59) • Supreme Court Movie Poster assignment • FRQ 2 (pg 56 when it is returned) • Law school long term assignment due 3/19-20 • studying for vocab quiz next class 3/10 Pg 56 Explain this political cartoon. Obj; Students Will understand the Structure & purpose of the Supreme Court.

    41. Collect HW (FRQ2), & vocab quiz • Notes: Supreme Court Appointments(pg 61) • MOVIE POSTER WORK DAY (PG 59 if needed) -P.P. must be e-mailed to Schoene at end of class period and again when you have your final copy • HW: finish presentations • Law school long term assignment due 3/19-20 3/12 Pg 60 *FRQ Prep* Describe the process through which the Court grants a writ of Certiorari. OMG 3rd quarter is OVER! Obj; Students will investigate The effect of political beliefs on Political action

    42. PRESENT Supreme Court Movie poster/amendment PROJECTS. • TAKE NOTES ON PAGES 63-65. • Law school long term assignment due 3/19-20…NEXT CLASS! • Begin studying for Unit TEST April 3rd & 4th **** • w/o ch.5 Information • Begin on EOC review (7th period) 3/17 Pg 62 No journal, Prep for presentations Obj; Students will investigate The effect of political beliefs on Political action • PS happy b day Cam

    43. Presentation Notes begin on page 63-65 Include: • Amendment # • Amendment Explanation • Important terms • Supreme Court Case Name • How it is related to and/or changed the Amendment

    44. Law school long term assignment due TODAY!!!!!! • Continue PRESENT Supreme Court Movie poster/amendment PROJECTS. • TAKE NOTES ON PAGES 63-65 Award the Oscars • Begin studying for Unit TEST April 3rd & RHA the reading, we will socratic on MONDAY/TUESDAY • Begin on EOC review • Historical Overview : the Fourteenth Amendments and the Selective Incorporation of the Bill of Rights Do not copy this in your notebook No journal, Prep for presentations HAVE A WONDERFUL & safe, SPRING BREAK!!!!!! Obj; Students will investigate The effect of political beliefs on Political action

    45. Spring Break :P)

    46. 3/31 Pg 66 Set 4th quarter goals. Wait for Schoene’s instruction • Notes: Amending the Constitution (pg67) • Socratic reading • Wrap up any notes. • Study for TEST! • Lets vote….. • Studying for Unit TEST March April 3/4 * Ch. 14 & 4 only Obj; Students will investigate The effect of political beliefs on Political action

    47. Evaluate your current 3rdQ. grade. Make a Goal for your 2nd semester grade and list 3 actions you will take to achieve this goal. On page 66, include your grade equation and this