Tuesday November 28th, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

U.S. History

Tuesdayday-11/28/17:

  • Bell Work-1.) Is the following statement true or false? The main reason many workers in labor intensive industries began to strike around 1919 was due to low wages, long hours and virtually no support against business owners from the Federal Government. *Explain why you made your decision. 2.) What is the underlying theme of the political cartoon? 3.) What might be a possible solution to this impasse (a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock) between laborers and business owners?
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-America The Story of U.S.-Episode 9-Bust (45 min)
  • w/ video questions
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD knowledge of the social changes going on in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s where a period of financial boom turns into economic bust when the stock market crashes, the dust bowl blanket the nation in darkness and Roosevelt’s New Deal signals recovery from the Great Depression by watching a film and recording structured video facts.
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will watch, listen and record information pertaining to the social changes going on in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s where a period of financial boom turns into economic bust when the stock market crashes, the dust bowl blanket the nation in darkness and Roosevelt’s New Deal signals recovery from the Great Depression through watching a short film and recording twenty-five video facts

 

Video Link-America The Story of U.S.-Episode 9-Bust (45 min)

  • w/ video questions

America the Story of US-Episode 9-Bust-Video Questions

 

 

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Government

Tuesday-11/28/17:

  • Bell Work-1.) Based on the information from our unit covering the election process please provide a definition for the term “Super PAC” in your own words. 2.) What is the underlying theme of the political cartoon? 3.) If you were given the power to construct a model for campaign finance reform that would take power away from the anonymous donors running these Super PACS and create a system where political donations were fairly regulated what would be the primary focus of your reform initiative?  
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-When Does Lobbying Become Bribery? (2:57 min)
    • EQ: When does the process of legal political lobbying cross over into bribery?
  • Activity-Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity (Day 1)
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD synthesis of the ways in which interest groups work to recruit new members through grass roots tactics by creating a take away element an interest group can use to recruit new members
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read, research and record the ways in which interest groups work to requite new members through grass roots tactics by creating brochure designed to encourage citizens to join their interest group

 

Supplemental Materials: Activity-Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity (Day 1)

Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity

Brochure Template-Blank-2016

ASPCA-Brochure Example

 

Video Link-When Does Lobbying Become Bribery? (2:57 min)

  • EQ: When does the process of legal political lobbying cross over into bribery?

 

 

 

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