Friday December 7th, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

U.S. History

Friday-12/07/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) Based on the information contained in the document who can you identify is the group most likely to benefit from Dr. Townsend’s plan? 2.) In his proposal Dr. Townsend offered three conditions in which a person must meet in order to retire with a pension of $200 per month. If Congress came back and said you had to change one of the three factors (conditions) before they would vote on approving it which one would you choose to change and what would your justification be? 3.) Based on all of the information above do you feel that the third condition is fair in forcing Americans to spend their pensions almost as quickly as they receive it? *Provide strong reasoning for your position
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Procedure-Notes Collection Chapter 14
  • Video-Cinderella Man (Day 1)
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD evaluation of the struggles families faced during the Great Depression and the sacrifices some would make to provide for the ones they love through the use of film and structured reflection questions
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will watch, listen and record information focused on the struggles families faced during the Great Depression and the sacrifices some would make to provide for the ones they love through viewing the film Cinderella Man and answering guided questions that will facilitate classroom discussions

 

Supplemental Materials: Cinderella Man Video Notes

Cinderella Man-Video Discussion Questions

 

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Government

Friday-12/07/18: Holiday Nights

  • Bell Work-1.) Describe what a typical representative of the 110th Congress would look like using six of the characteristics listed in the chart above? 2.) Based on the information contained in the chart which three groups might feel that Congress is not an adequate representation of the general public and their interests? Why might these groups feel this way? 3.) Are you a person that feels that it is important to elect someone of the same statistical profile (or ethnic background) as the majority of the people in their district in order to truly represent a population or is a representative with a strong service record the ideal choice regardless
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Activity-Current Events 12/07
  • Vocabulary Frayer Activity-Chapter 12-Congress in Action-How a Bill Becomes a Law-Supplemental Vocabulary
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
      • SWD evaluation of influential events occurring locally, nationally and internationally by finding articles in newspapers or online then interpreting the information and stating an opinion about the impact of the article in a current events activity
  • SWD analysis of key terms associated with the unit covering of the process in which a bill becomes a law by defining and personalizing vocabulary terms in a vocabulary-based activity
  • Language Objective:
      • Students will research, read and record information pertaining to the influential events occurring locally, nationally and internationally by finding articles in newspapers or online by annotating the article and discussing the event with several classmates in a collaborative activity
      • Students will read and record important vocabulary terms pertaining to our unit covering of the process in which a bill becomes a law through the use of a frayer model vocabulary activity

 

Supplemental Materials: Vocabulary Frayer Activity-Chapter 12-Congress in Action-How a Bill Becomes a Law-Supplemental Vocabulary

Chapter 12-Frayer Model-Gov

Chapter 12-Congress in Action-How a Bill Becomes a Law-Supplemental Vocabulary

 

 

 

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