Thursday November 30th, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

U.S. History

Thursday-11/29/17:

  • Bell Work-1.) Based on your prior knowledge can you name the event depicted in this political cartoon? 2.) What can we infer might most likely be the criminal’s motives in referring to the police officer as “Our Ally”? 3.) When the Boston police officers began striking in 1919 many people were upset that the police were not doing their job to protect citizens from crime. In your opinion were the police justified in prioritizing their own personal interests over their responsibility to protect the citizens of Boston? 
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Activity-The Era of Prohibition-DBQ-2017
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD evaluation of the effect of prohibition on the United States and how the failures of the Prohibition Bureau and the Volstead Act led to its eventual repeal  by interpreting the meaning of several primary source documents in a collaborative activity
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read, discuss and record information pertaining to the effect of prohibition on the United States and how the failures of the Prohibition Bureau and the Volstead Act led to its eventual repeal by identifying key pieces of information contained in a DBQ packet with the help of a partner

 

Supplemental Materials: Activity-The Era of Prohibition-DBQ-2017

The Era of Prohibition-DBQ-2017

 

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Government

Thursday-11/30/17:

  • Bell Work-1.) Describe what is happening in the political cartoon? 2.) Based on the content of the political cartoon what is the artist to say is the role of lobbyists within our political system? (Try to stay away from just saying they’re bribing congress, think deeper) 3.) Suppose you could create new legislation that would force lobbyists to disclose every dollar they “donated” to the public. At what dollar amount, would you make them start disclosing their donations and do you think that this will help or hinder Congress’ ability to pass new laws?
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Activity-Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity (Day 3)
  • 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 3)

Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity

Brochure Template-Blank-2016

ASPCA-Brochure Example

Interest Group Brochure-Rubric

 

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