Wednesday December 13th, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

U.S. History

Wednesday-12/13/17:

  • Bell Work- 1.) What is the main idea behind the political cartoon? 2.) Show your understanding of the time period by identifying the major reason that so many American’s lost everything when the banks collapsed following the stock market crash of 1929? 3.) Based on what we have learned throughout our unit how would you explain the artist’s choice to use a squirrel as part of the analogy for the effect of the bank failures on the American people?  
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Activity-The Great Depression-Web Quest (2016)
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD synthesis of the devastating effects of the Great Depression on American business and families by compiling information from several online sources to complete a structured web quest
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read, orally discuss and record information on what led to the devastating effects of the Great Depression on American business and families by working collaboratively on an online web quest

 

Supplemental Materials: Activity-The Great Depression-Web Quest (2016)

The Great Depression-WebQuest 2016

 

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Government

Wednesday-12/13/17:

  • Bell Work-1.) Who are the key characters depicted in the political cartoon? 2.) What might be some of the motives behind the artists focus on calling out the issues of nepotism (The practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by providing them with jobs) in U.S. politics? 3.) What do you think about the fact that often times in politics the way people are appointed to government positions has more to deal with “who they know” rather than “what qualifications they have”? How might this lead to problems in the strength of political leadership? 
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Study Guide Review Day-Chapter 9-Interest Groups, Chapter 10-Congress and Chapter 11-The Power of Congress
  • Daily Objective-
    • Content Objective:
      • SWD evaluation of the materials covering the roles of interest groups in politics, the roles and the functions of Congress along with the specific powers outlined within the Constitutional concepts of Expressed Powers, Implied Powers and Inherent Powers along with Congresses’ ability to taxing various ways through summarizing key information in a structured study guide
    • Language Objective:
      • Students will read, and write the key terms and important concepts covered in Chapter 6 and 7 which include the roles of interest groups in politics, the roles and the functions of Congress along with the specific powers outlined within the Constitutional concepts of Expressed Powers, Implied Powers and Inherent Powers along with Congresses’ ability to taxing various ways by completing a structured inquiry based study guide

 

Study Guide-Chapter 9-Interest Groups, Chapter 10-Congress and Chapter 11-The Power of Congress

Chapter 9 10 and 11-Learning Target-Study Guide

Chapter 9-10 and 11-Definitions

 

Chapter 9-Interest Groups

Interest Groups and Lobbying-2017

 

Chapter 10-Congress

Chapter 10-Congress-2017

 

Chapter 11-The Power of Congress

Chapter 11-Section 1-Expressed Powers Money Commerce

Chapter 11-Section 2-The Other Expressed Powers

Chapter 11-Section 3-The Implied Powers

Chapter 11-Section 4-Non-Legislative Power

McCulloch v Maryland-Limiting the Implied Powers of Congress-SSR Article With Questions-Leveled

 

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