Civics NOTEBOOK Assignments. 2017         ...

Make sure you have all of these in your notebook, NUMBERED and NEAT!  I suggest that you start a new page in your notebook for each assignment.  Don't squish.  Give yourself room to work.  Design!       and neat!

UNIT 1: Foundations

1.  Take notes on the podcast which looks at theories for how governments first originated.
2. Take notes on this podcast: Forms of Government Prevailing in Several Eras of World History

3. Make a chart of the strengths and weaknesses of the 7 Forms of Government in the World Today...(Based on this podcast: The 7 Forms of Government in the World Today)

4. Take notes on this podcast: Patterns for the Distribution of Power

5..  Take notes on this podcast about about Economic Systems: The World's Major Economic Systems Compared

Roots of American Democracy

6. Take Notes on this Podcast:
7. Take notes on this podcast:
8. Take notes on this podcast:
9: Take notes on the assigned reading in the online Magruder Government textbook: "Text 1. Origins of American Constitutional Government."
 

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Unit 2. Active Citizenship

Unit 3. Political Beliefs

10. Take notes on the last part of the Citizenship podcast (Here is the full pocast, which you have already watched: Citizenship)

11. Take notes on the Podcast on The Political Spectrum. The Difference Between Liberals and Conservatives. (11 min, 2014) (Here it is on TeacherTube: Liberal and Conservative Views.)

12. Take the tests linked below to find your political ideology... Write out an explanation of the results you obtain on each of these tests. Then BE SURE TO HAVE A CLOSING ASSESSMENT about how accurate you think these tests were in pinpointing your political beliefs:

UNIT 4: Elections

13. Watch/take notes on these two podcasts about elections:

14. Take notes on the ACLU presentation in A307 on Wed., Feb. 22  OR report on any First Amendment story on this website...

15. Watch/take notes on these two podcasts:

UNIT 5: Federalism and the Structure of the US Government:

16. Take notes on the podcast about the structure of government used in Bartlett, Illinois.(YouTube, 10 min, 2017)
17. Take notes on Texts #1, 2 and 3 assigned in the online Magruder American Government textbook Topic 13, State and Local Government, Lesson 5.
18. Take notes on Texts #4, 6 and 7 assigned in the online Magruder American Government textbook Topic 13, State and Local Government, Lesson 5.

The Congress

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