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BHS CIVICS, Mr. Pahl, 2nd Sem. 2015-16

STUFF Pod casts, TCI class textbook login, Moodle, Notebook assignments Explanation of Grading,     Syllabus

January 2016:   

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
January 4 Institute Day

 

  • No School

 

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  • Hi!

 

6-7-8
  • P-Dad's "Find Yourself"
  • (CRFC First Amendment and Public Protest on Friday Jan 15, Jan 8 is deadline to register)

 

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  • Hello.
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  • Due by Friday (10 pts.) Send me something electronically about yourself...

  • Twitter: @Mr_Pahl

  • Facebook: facebook.com/mr.pahl

  • Instagram: @itsp_dad

  • Email: larrypahl@u-46.org

  • Text: 630-400-5132

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  • Notice the assignment listed to the left---> electronic communication with Mr. Pahl
  • Get your GOOGLE Act going.
  • Enroll in the Google Classroom Civics class

 

 

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TEST on Chapter 1, and theories for the origin of government.

18  Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • No School
19 Chapter 2: FORMS of GOVERNMENT

 

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  • Watch the podcast on the 7 Forms of Government in the World Today. (Podcasts)
  • Do Notebook assignment #2 - make a chart of these 7 forms of government, showing the strengths and weaknesses of each one
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  • TEST on Chapter 2, Types of Government and Economic Systems
  • You can use your notes on this test.

 

25-26

Chapter 3 Roots of American Democracy

Watch This Podcast Notebook Assingments
1 Chap. 3, section 1, Vocabulary (Teacher Tube, 4 min.) Take notes - This is notebook assignment #4
2 Chap. 3, section 2, Religious, classical, English and Enlightenment roots of American Democracy (14 min) Take notes on it. This is notebook assignment #5
3 Timeline chart on pages 42-43, (Teacher Tube, 3 minutes) Take notes on it. This is notebook assignment #6
4 Chapter 3, Sections 3-6 (Teacher Tube, 14 min.) Take notes on it. This is notebook assignment #7
  • Check to see if you know this stuff... here are sample tests like what you will see on Friday... when you submit these, you will get a score, letting you know if you know this!
  • Notes from Chap. 3
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  • TEST on Chapter 3, The Roots of American Democracy.
     
  • Based on the 4 podcasts on chapter 3
     
  • Study your classmates names. That test will be soon.
28   INCORPORATION
  • Group assignment due at the end of the period tomorrow. 25 points.
  • Take notes on these 2 podcasts:
The Problem Incorporation Solves

 

Take notes on this podcast. This is notebook assignment #8
Story of Incorporation Take notes on this podcast. This is notebook assignment #9
  • After you watch the podcasts, talk about this with the classmates in your group...make plans to finish your project in class tomorrow...
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  • Group assignment due at the end of the period: Clearly explain the concept of the incorporation of the Bill of Rights against the states.  Use words and diagrams in a Google Doc, a PowerPoint, a Prezi, Google slides or some other medium, trying to make the concept of incorporation plain to a 5th grader.
  • Due at end of the period, 25 points.

February 2016:

Feb 1-2       Active Citizenship. 3      Political Views

 

 

  • Take tests to find your political ideology... Put the results in notebook assignment #13

 

 

 

 

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  • NAMES test

 

 

  • Get your notebooks ready to be turned in tomorrow... NEAT, numbered correctly
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  • TEST on political ideology, based on the two podcasts on Chapter 7, and the activities relating to liberal and conservative views. Know the difference between liberal and conservative positions!
  • CAP project proposals due
  • Notebooks are to be turned in... Notebook assignments #1-11
8, 9, 10

U-46 Superintendent Tony Sanders may address you this week about how congressional polarization effects education funding.

 

Unit 4. Elections

Notebook assignments 11, 12 and 13 are to take notes on the three podcasts on Chapter 10 about Elections:

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  • Mr. Pahl will go over the Presidential Primary simulation we will be engaging in next week and also giving current information on campaign finance reform...

12 Lincoln's Birthday

  • TEST on Elections, Chapter 10, open notes. From the three podcasts.
15 Presidents Day
  • No School
16-19 Presidential Primary Simulation
  • Handouts:
    • Diary to keep daily during the simulation
    • The form for self-evaluation at the end of the simulation
    • The various roles that you can have
  • Candidates announce their intention to run, and plan for speeches in their own classes. 1 candidate from each class will then be elected, and these 8 will be the Presidential candidates.

 

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  • Presidential Primary Simulation

 

March 2016:

Unit 5. Structure of Government

 

Feb 29
  • Self Evaluation for Primary simulation DUE
     
  • Begin preparing for Thursday test on the Legislative Branch, Chapters 11-12
1-2     Congress
  • Watch the following videos for the test on Friday, based on the class TCI textbook (You may want to read the corresponding section in the book):
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TEST on CONGRESS, the Legislative Branch: Chapters 11.3 and 12.3-5 based on the 5 podcasts .

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  • County-wide Institute Day - No School
7, 8, 9 Mock Congress
  • Bill-Writing groups pick topic and begin crafting bills
  • Committee Assignments made
  • Election for Speaker of the House
     
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  • Bill must be placed online
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  • SIP Day
  • No School

 

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  • Study guide... for the TEST on the Presidency tomorrow, Chapter 13.3-5
     
  • Newspaper assignment - Roles of the President due
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TEST on Chapter 13, The Presidency

 

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  • SPRING BREAK BEGINS!!!!
March 28-31 and April 1

S   P   R   I   N   G      B   R   E   A   K !!!

April 2016:

April 4-6         Chap. 15: Courts, Judges and the Law

TEST on the Judicial Branch Podcast

 

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  • No Classes

11-13        Mock Trial Presentations

  • Prepare your Mock Trial case
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  • 2 Mocks Trials Today:
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  • 2 Mock Trials Today:
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13-14    Chaps 17-18 US and the World Foreign Policy Projects 15

 

Liberty in North Korea

 

16       STUFF:
  • Moodle feedback on the LINK presentation yesterday...Go to Mr. Pahl's Flipped Civics class at Bartlett High School, then(username= ID number
    password= 8 digit birthdate)
    Then near the top of the page click on "You weigh in" and then click on "LINK" to feedback to Mr. Pahl's prompt.... (10 points)
  • Work on Foreign Policy Project, get ready to schedule a test on the Chap. 17 podcast.
  • Send a message to North Korean people.
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20-21
  • This week: Foreign Policy Projects and test on Chap. 17 podcast
  • BUDDY program people work with Mr. Pahl to get ready for Wednesday presentations.
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  • Winning Field Trip
  • Foreign Policy Project DUE
  • Must take Chap 17 test by this date...

May 2016:

April 27, 28, 29   
  • Constitution Podcasts to watch this week, and to take notes on in your Constitution notebook: 
    1. Overview
    2. Article 1
    3. Article 2
  • Constitution Flash Cards
  • NOTEBOOK, 40 points.  Have notes on each one of the 8 Constitution Podcasts. Due: May 13

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May 1     SIP Day
  • No Classes

Constitution Podcasts:

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Constitution Podcasts:

  • 7. US Flag Code
  • 8. Illinois Constitution

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  • Constitution REVIEW
     
  • Quiz on US Flag Code and the Articles 3-7
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  • Constitution REVIEW

     
  • QUIZ on the IL Constitution
  • Answer sheet for the IL Const Quiz
     
  • Be sure you have notes on all 8 podcasts in your Civics notebook.  These are due on May 13, the date of the Constitution Test.
     
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  • P-Daddy Constitution Test
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  • Constitution Party!!!!!
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18, 19, 20    SENIOR FINALS

Monday: Periods 1,2,3  (Per. 2)

Tuesday: Periods 4,5,6  (Per. 4)

Wednesday: Periods 7,8  (Per. 7)

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  • End of 2nd Semester for Seniors
22   Graduation tomorrow  (May 23, Sat.) at Sears Center
  • OH YEAH!

25    Memorial Day
  • No Classes
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  • End 2nd Semester
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