Monday, January 30, 2017

Week 21, 2106-2017

Monday, January 30
In Class: Interpreting Laws & the Constitution--"strict vs loose," Test information (see below), Ch 10 Bill of Rights--the First Amendment.
Homework: Review chapters 8-10 and notes.  Open note test on Friday.  Take home vocab test on Thursday.

Tuesday, January 31
In Class: Chapter 10 Reading Notes--Bill of Rights
Homework: Finish Ch 10 Reading Notes and put in notebook by Friday.  Review chapters 8-10 and notes.  Open note test on Friday.  Take home vocab test on Thursday.

Wednesday, February 1
In Class: 4th & 5th Amendments, Supreme Court Cases
Homework: Finish Ch 10 Reading Notes and put in notebook by Friday.  Review chapters 8-10 and notes.  Open note test on Friday.  Take home vocab test on Thursday.

Thursday, February 2
In Class: Review Supreme Court Cases, Review Day, Take home Vocabulary Test.
Homework: Take home vocab test due tomorrow at START of class.  Open note test Chapters 8-10.

Friday, February 3
In Class: Constitution Test--Open Notebook.
Homework: None.


Constitution Test Study Guide:
You may use your notebook.  Thursday is a take home vocabulary test.  Friday is an open notebook multiple choice and short answer test.  You should finish in one class period.


Constitution Vocabulary
Chapters 8-10
Strengths & Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
Shays’s Rebellion
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Connecticut Compromise/Great Compromise
3/5ths   Compromise
Federalists & Anti-Federalists
The Preamble—Purpose/goals
The Constitution
       3 Branches of Government
       Structure of Congress
       Checks & Balances
How A Bill Becomes A Law
Bill of Rights
Supreme Court Cases
       Tinker v. Des Moines
       Wallace v. Jafree
       New Jersey v. T.L.O.
       Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier
People in Government
       Key Federal People
               President, VP, Speaker of the House, Senate Majority Leader
       California People
Governor, 2 U.S. Senators, Congressman for San Carlos

Monday, January 9, 2017

Week 18, 2016-2017

Monday, January 9
In Class: New Notebook Set Up, Vocabulary
Homework: Vocabulary due Wed 1/17

Tuesday, January 10
In Class: Features of the Articles of Confederation
Homework: None

Wednesday, January 11
In Class: Chapter 8 ISN Workday
Homework:

Thursday, January 12
In Class: Workday Vocabulary & Chapter 8 ISN
Homework: Vocab & Ch 8 ISN pages due next Wednesday 1/17


Friday, January 13
In Class: Notes--Articles of Confederation & Constitutional Convention
Homework: Vocab & Ch 8 ISN pages due next Wednesday 1/17

Notebook Table of Contents

Journals 1-32
Current Events 33-46
Vocabulary 47-52
Notes/Assignments 53-110
Miscellaneous 111-140

Vocabulary:


1. Territory
2. Arsenal
3. Enlightenment
4. Republic
5. Constitution
6. Compromise
7. Electoral College
8. Ratify
9. Popular Sovereignty
10. Legislative Branch
11. Bicameral
12. Bill
13. Veto
14. Executive Branch
15. Impeach
16. Judicial Branch
17. Checks and Balances
18. Amendment
19. Interstate Commerce
20. Federalism
21. Party
22. Interest Group
23. Warrant
24. Self-incrimination
25. Defendants
26. Inauguration
27. Aliens
28. Sedition
29. Nullify
30. States’ rights
31. Neutrality
32. Isolationism
33. Embargo
34. Blockade
35. Secretary of State
36. Doctrine
37. Capitalism
38. Spoils System
39. Tariff
40. Secede