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August 21 – 25, 2017

Welcome to Civics.

 I will be co-teaching the class this semester with Mrs. Vial.  We are looking forward to an exciting and interesting semester.

This “wordpress”  blog provides the weekly class topics and activities.   Paper copies of all class handouts  will be  available in the classroom. Once student laptops are distributed, to access electronic versions  of the readings & handouts, please visit  the Civics section  of your  One Note program.

Monday – No School

Tuesday – No School

Essential Learning:  To what degree should government limit individual rights for the benefit of the common good?

Wednesday A

  1. If you could change any law,what would it be, how would you change it and why?
  2. Course Syllabus Overview…Signature page returned by Friday,  September 1, 2017 for 30 pts.
  3. Current Events Summary

Thursday B –  No Class

Friday A

  1. Continue Syllabus Overview
  2. Lessons on Being Human / Being a Positive Self-Advocate to pass through life
  3. Current Events
  4. Hate Speech Photo Carousel

 

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August 28 – Sept. 1, 2017

Essential Learning:  To what degree should government limit individual rights for the benefit of the common good?

Essential Question:  What is the “Marketplace of Ideas” and how does it impact our individual rights?

Monday B

No  class

Tuesday A

  1. Current Events
  2. Debrief Freedom of Speech Vocabulary Chart
  3. Finish “Ethical Decision-making” Diagram on back of Chart
  4. Begin close reading of article:  “KKK vs. Kansas City” and answering questions

Wednesday B

No Class

Thursday A

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish Reading article:  “KKK vs. Kansas City” and answering questions
  3. Document Sort Activity
  4. Analysis of Visual sources

Friday B Freshman Follow Up – Special Schedule

No Class