Civics NOTEBOOK Assignments. 1st Sem. 2016-17        

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! Make it look nice, so you can read it later. Take pride in your work!      and neat!

Power!

1. Take notes on the podcast about the theories for the origins of government
 
2. Take notes on the podcast that summarizes Chapter 1.
 

Comparing Forms of Government

3. Take notes on the podcast Teacher Tube: Forms of Government in 4 Eras of World History
4. Take notes on the podcast: 7 Forms of Government in the World
5. Take notes on the podcast: Distribution of Power
6. Take notes on the podcast: Economic Systems

Roots of American Democracy

 7. Take notes on this podcast: Roots of Democracy Vocabulary  (Same video on Teacher Tube: Roots of American democracy - Vocabulary)

8. Take notes on this podcast: The Roots of American Democracy(Same Podcast on Teacher Tub

9. Take notes on this podcast: Foundational Concepts of American Democracy  (Same video on Teacher Tube)

10. Take these political surveys to find out where you are on the liberal-conservative scale:

After taking these tests...

  1. Write down your results, as far as where you are on the left-right, liberal-conservative scale, for each of these tests.  Give clear results for each of these tests...
  2. Then write a SUMMARY paragraph where you EVALUATE how accurate you think these results are for you. Do you agree with their assessment of you on the liberal-conservative scale?

Unit 2 Active Citizenship

11. Take notes on the Podcast for Unit 2, Active Citizenship.

Unit 3 Political Beliefs

12.Take notes on this podcast about Political Beliefs:

Notebooks #1-12 were due on Sept. 22.

Mid Term Election Simulation 13. Take notes on the assignments Mr. Pahl gave from the Elections chapter in your Magruder American Government textbook. You can use these notes on the test on Tuesday, October 17.
   

 

 

 

 

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UNIT 5 Begins
  • Chapters 11 and 12 on the Legislative Process
. Take Notes on the Organization of Congress (10 min, 2013)  Teacher Tube 11.3

. Take Notes on the work of Congress. (6 min, 2013) Teacher Tube 11.4

. Take Notes on the Committee work in Congress (5 min, 2013) Teacher Tube 12.3

. Take notes on Debating and Voting in Congress (7 min, 2013) Teacher Tube 12.4

. Take Notes on the Final Steps - Law-making Process (5 min, 2013) Teacher Tube 12.5

  • Chapter 13, The Presidency
. Take Notes on the Chapter 13.3-5 Podcast about the Presidency  (10 min., 2013) on Teacher Tube
  • Chapter 15, the Courts and the Judicial Branch
. Take Notes on Chapter 15.2-5 The Courts on Teacher Tube

  • The US Constitution

Take Notes on the Overview of the Constitution (9 min.) on School Tube on  Teacher Tube

Take Notes on Article 1 (9 min) on School Tube

Take Notes on Article 2 (8 min.)  on School Tube
Notes on Article 2...

Take Notes on Article 3  (6 min.) on School Tube

Take Notes on Articles 4-7 (5 min.) on School Tube

Take Notes on the 27 Amendments (15 min.) on School Tube

 Take Notes on The US Flag Code on School Tube

Take Notes on the Illinois Constitution (9 min.) on School Tube