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ACTIVATION CODE: I will give this to you in class
Economics Concepts and Choices Online Edition - Is the name of our textbook.
When you enter the ACTIVATION CODE you will be asked to create a new student acct, just follow the directions
Online Civics Textbook click here!
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Old Civics - Assignments 2010-2011
5/20/2011 - Online Civics Review.....CLICK HERE!
05/03/2011 - Links to Hero Machine - Classic | Newer Version
04/20/2010 - Click Here to Vote! Election Results... Rep Party 294 to Ult Party 264
04/18/2011 - Chap 3 reading due.
04/14/2011 - Review the Bill of Rights
04/11/2011 - Make sure to read chap 3... The Republican and Ultimatums Parties will move to the general eleciton.
03/30/2011 - http://dhersh.wufoo.com/forms/7-of-12-island-voting/
03/29/2011 - Select your 7 of 12 by Wed.
03/11/2011 - Practice Review Questions- Civics Review Questions
Extra Civic Review.... For the sake of time, I'm just listing the areas of content to cover in your studies.. These for the most part are not in question format.
1. Look over what it means to be a citizen.
2. Understand the Naturalization Process and Who are US citizens?
3. Know the different types of Government: direct democracy, representative democracy, absolute monarchy and totalitarian government.
4. You are going to need to know the "MAIN" ideas between the Dec of Independence, Articles of Confederation and The Constitution.
5. Preamble Goals
6. Federalists and Anti-Federalists
7. Know the main compromises being made at The Constitutional Convention.
8. The Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and the reasons behind establishing a weak government after declaring independence.
9. The Structure of Constitution including the Amendment process. (Articles One, Two and Three are a must to know as well! House of Representative and Senate Requirements, The Bill Process, The Powers of the President and role of VP. Look over the succession order of the President as well)
10. Concept of Federalism
11. Bill of Rights - (Why it was added and a good overview of the Bill of Rights is important to understand)
12. Know the difference between Reserved, Concurrent and Delegated Powers.
13. I know, I mentioned in #9 the Bill Process, but really look over the Bill Process.
14. The Basic Structure of Federal Court System, (Trial vs Appeal Courts) (Understand the main precedent set by the Supreme Court in the following cases: Marbury v. Madison, Miranda v. Arizona, Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka)
15. Be familiar with the four principal (main) types of law in the United States.
03/10/2011 - Cap Constitution - Villian Maker...
03/08/2011 - Chap 6 Summative on Wed.
03/02/2011 - Civics - Review Chap 6, Ex Branch
03/01/2011 - Chap 6 reading is due....
02/28/2011 - Chap 6 reading is due....
02/22/2011 - Bill of Rights and Extended Rights Sum on Wed | Review Link
02/21/2011 - Civics - Chap 5 reading is due.
02/16/2011 - Review Bill of Rights....| Complete Obsolete Man Questions are also due..
02/10/2010 - Complete your reading as well as work on your ads.
02/08/2011 - Top Two Candidates are Kevin and Ellie.... (The election overall was very close, Wed is the kickoff of the campaign season.
02/07/2011 - D of I reading.....
02/05/2011- Pgs 35-41, Write down/discuss 3-4 main complaints against the King for the D or I.
02/03/2011 - Make sure you are up on your reading....
1/26/2011 - Review C1 and John Locke.......
1/25/2011 - John Locke - Assignment is due...Wed
1/20/2011 - Make sure chap one is read, and finish working on Gov't Problem #2.
1/19/2011 - Please have chap one read by Friday.
01/05/2011 - Read Chap 7 for Thur...
01/04/2011 - Complete Chap Six in a Flash Doc.... Due Wed.
01/03/2011 - Make sure to look over chap 6 for Tue. | Practice Review Questions- Civics Review Questions | Chapter by chapter Vocab Review List | Master Vocab List- Here is the link to review Vocab.
12/22/2010 - Remember chapter 6 and 7 readings are due when you get back from break........ Have a nice break...
12/17/2010 - Practice Civics Summative - 5
12/16/2010 - Review Chap 5 tonight... bring paper products if you can....
12/13/2010 - Make sure to review Chap 5, especially, the limits on Congressional Power... Page 146? | Remember new current event dates are also posted.. there are no makeups.
12/10/2010 - Blk one and three your Bills are due Mon.
12/08/2010 - Chap 5, reading guide is due on Thur... Capt Constitution presentations moved to Tue.
12/07/2010 - Begin working on Capt. Constitution ..... Here is the link to the Hero Machine
12/03/2010 - Surveys are due Mon, as well are Obsolete Man ?'s
12/02/2010 - Begin working on Constitutional Surveys | Blk 4, needs to complete Bill of Rights Questions.
11/29/2010 - Civics.. Review c3 and c4, make sure Constitution reading guide is done for Tue
11/23/2010 - Primary Results... All three classes, had a very close elections... Only a few votes, separated all candidates!
11/22/2010 - Make sure you are done w/ c4 reading
11/19/2010 - Please review chap 3, and you may want to start looking @ chap 4
11/18/2010 - Chap 3 reading quiz... which will include the background info of the EC, that we went over this week.
11/17/2020 - residential Speeches are due on Thur..
11/16/2010 - Make sure to finish EC work from today and start reading chap 3.....
11/15/2010 - Please make sure you are up to date on your reading.. I would start chap 3 if I were you!!
Civics-Challenge Series: -Taking these challenges on are worth extra formative credit points.
Challenge #1 (one person has sloved this problem..)
1. Historically, I will always be closely associated with someone who signed the U.S. Constitution, but did not sign the Declaration of Independence.
2. Washington thought very well of the person, who I will always be closely associated with in history!
3. This clue will help you solve who we are looking for in ?'s #1 and #2. This picture comes from the back of something.. When you figure out this person, it will lead to the connection of the person we are looking for.
4. We were once friends, until he supported someone else.
Challenge #2 - Who am I?
Historical I will always be closely associated with Declaration of Independence.
I was once president, but not of the United States.
I’m now a company and a building
Old Econ - Assignments 2010-2011
05/18/2011 - Econ Review | Quick Review Charts | List of Econ Concepts.
05/06/2011 - Movement of Supply and Demand Graphs
04/18/2011 - Chap 3 reading due.
04/14/2011 - Review the CFM
4/13/2011 - Review CFM (Circular Flow Model) Which is in chap 2 (Look at chart 2.4)
3/29/2011 - US Constitution - Finish The Constituton and our Economy?
03/11/2011 - Econ Review | Quick Review Charts \ Read Chap 7, sections 1 and 2
03/08/2011 - Supply and Demand Together
03/02/2011 - Econ - Review Chap 5, Supply
03/01/2011 - Chap 5 reading due.
02/28/2011 - Chap 5 reading due.
02/22/2011 - Econ - Read pages 121-122
02/21/2011 - You have a Demand Summative on Tue.
02/16/2011 - Chap 4, Sec 1 and 2 reading
02/10/2010 - Chap 17, Section one.
02/07/2011 - Review CFM and Review PPC - Summative Wed
02/05/2011 - Review CFM reading which is section three.
02/03/2011 - Make sure you are up on your reading....
01/26/2011 - Mini Summative over c1 on Thur.
01/25/2011 - Complete PPC graphing practice.. Chap 1 mini-summative on Wed.
01/20/2011 - Make sure you have read through chap one by Mon.
01/19/2011 - Signup for the Text Homework Notification System. Click Here | Read Chap one. pages 4-9.
10/18/2010 - Econ Review | Quick Review Charts \ Read Chap 7, sections 1 and 2
10/11/2010 - Chap 5 Summative on Tue......
10/07/2010 - Chap 5 Quiz over sections 1-38
10/06/2010 - Finish Chap 5 reading
10/05/2010 - Chap 5, Sec one and two
10/04/2010 - Need to read chap 5 over Supply....
09/30-2010 - Chap 4 Summative Fri
09/24/2010 - Review C4
09/23/2010 - Work on your stocks and Read Chap 4.
09/22/2010 - Have your 10 or 15 stocks ready to go for Thur.
09/21/2010 - Finish Chap 4, reading and start looking for your stocks....Stock links are at the top of this page....
09/17/2010 - No Homework
09/15/2010 - Please read C3 -
09/13/2010 - No HW.... But, you should be looking ahead to chap 3
09/09/2010 - Chap 2 Summative on Mon......
09/08/2010 - Starting reading Chap 3.
09/07/2010 - Review CFM, Chap 2, sec 3
09/03/2010 - Chap 2 reading and note work on Econ Systems.
09/02/2010 - Scarcity Questions for fixing your anwers....
09/01/2010 - Chap one Summative on Thur.....
08/30/2010 - You will have a scarcity check on Tue....Figure out what is your cost of making squres or triangles.....Lets say you make 10 squares and 8 trianglesDivide Square number by Triangle number and that will tell you for every Triangle you produce, you give up blank number of Squares..1.25 Squares for every Triangle produced
Divide Triangle number by Square number and that will tell you for every Square you produce, you give up blank number of Triangles! .8 Triangles for every Square produced
08/26/2010 -Review secs 3 and 4..... CE dates are posed as well... Go to the top of the web page for link
08/24/2010 - Finish Reading Chap One - Pages 18-30 and get signed up for the discussion board.
08/23/2010 - Finish Reading Chap One - Pages 18-30
08/20/2010 - Get through chap one by Mon: Also, as part of our current event curriculum, we are going to be using an online discussion board. Here is the link to get started.
What I need from you is your Username sent to me, so I can add you to the discusson site. Click Here to send me your username
Please read pages 4-16, by Mon...
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