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2020-21 LESSON PLANS

2nd Semester 2020-21

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 25, 2021

Quote of the Week:
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.

Monday, January 25, 2021 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Classroom Rules and Expectations
American Government Class Syllabus
Textbook Issue and Registration / Schoology Registration
Textbook Registration

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Why Do We need Government? Power Point
Introduce Unit 1 - Foundations of American Government
Introduce Chapter 1 - Principles of Government

Chapter 1 – Principles of Government Worksheet
Chapter 1 Notes
Chapter 1 Notes Power Point

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8) 
Chapter 1 Reading Guide
Chapter 1 Section 1 Power Point
Birth of Government Handout
Section 1 – Government and the State

Objectives:
1) define government and the basic powers every government holds.
2) describe the four defining characteristics of a state.
3) identify four theories that attempt to explain the origin of the state.
4) understand the purpose of government in the United States and other countries.

A. What is Government
B. The State
C. Origin of the State
D. The Purpose of Government

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8) 
Chapter 1 Section 2 Power Point
Locke's Social Contract vs. the Declaration of Independence Handout
Section 2 – Forms of Government

Objectives:
1) classify governments according to three sets of characteristics.
2) define systems of government based on who can participate.
3) identify different ways that power can be distributed, geographically, within a state.
4) describe a government by the distribution of power between the executive branch and legislative branch.

A. Classifying Governments
B. Who Can Participate
C. Geographic Distribution of Power
D. Legislative and Executive Branches

Friday, January 29, 2021 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 
No Class

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2021

Quote of the Week:
There are occasions when being tough and hard immediately is the easiest and kindest way in the long run.

Monday, February 1, 2021, 2021 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
No Class

Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 2021 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtua
Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Chapter 1 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 2021 Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Chapter 1 Section 3 Power Point
Section 3 – Basic Concepts of Democracy

Objectives:
1) understand the foundations of democracy.
2) analyze the connections between democracy and the free enterprise system.

A. Foundations
B. Duties and Responsibilities of Citizenship
C. Democracy and the Free Enterprise System

Chapter 1 Review Power Point
Chapter 1 Study Guide

Review for Chapter 1 Test

Thursday, February 4, 2021, 2021 Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Chapter 1 Test (Assignment Due)

Friday, February 5, 2021, 2021 Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual  -Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Introduce Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government Worksheet
Chapter 2 Notes
Chapter 2 Notes Power Point

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2021

Quote of the Week:
The leader does not exist in the abstract, but rather in terms of what he does in a specific situation.

Monday, February 8, 2021, 2021 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 2021 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual -
Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 2021 Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual
Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 2021 Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Friday, February 12, 2021, 2021 Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -  Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

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1st Semester 2020-21

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2020

Quote of the Week:
All the education and all the knowledge in the world can't help the poor soul who has no common sense.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K; Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
 
Classroom Rules and Expectations
American Government Class Syllabus
Textbook Issue and Registration / Schoology Registration
Textbook Registration

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z; Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Classroom Rules and Expectations
American Government Class Syllabus
Textbook Issue and Registration / Schoology Registration
Textbook Registration

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K; Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Why Do We need Government? Power Point
Introduce Unit 1 - Foundations of American Government
Introduce Chapter 1 - Principles of Government
Chapter 1 – Principles of Government Worksheet
 
Chapter 1 Notes
Chapter 1 Notes Power Point

Friday, September 11, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z; Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
 
Why Do We need Government? Power Point
Introduce Unit 1 - Foundations of American Government
Introduce Chapter 1 - Principles of Government
 Chapter 1 – Principles of Government Worksheet
 
Chapter 1 Notes
Chapter 1 Notes Power Point

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

Quote of the Week:
All the education and all the knowledge in the world can't help the poor soul who has no common sense.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - Day #1

Chapter 1 Reading Guide
Chapter 1 Section 1 Power Point
Birth of Government Handout
Section 1 – Government and the State

Objectives:
1) define government and the basic powers every government holds.
2) describe the four defining characteristics of a state.
3) identify four theories that attempt to explain the origin of the state.
4) understand the purpose of government in the United States and other countries.

A. What is Government
B. The State
C. Origin of the State
D. The Purpose of Government

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Day #2
Chapter 1 Section 2 Power Point
Locke's Social Contract vs. the Declaration of Independence Handout

Section 2 – Forms of Government

Objectives:
1) classify governments according to three sets of characteristics.
2) define systems of government based on who can participate.
3) identify different ways that power can be distributed, geographically, within a state.
4) describe a government by the distribution of power between the executive branch and legislative branch.

A. Classifying Governments
B. Who Can Participate
C. Geographic Distribution of Power
D. Legislative and Executive Branches

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Day #3

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Day #4
Chapter 1 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Chapter 1 Section 3 Power Point
Section 3 – Basic Concepts of Democracy

Objectives:
1) understand the foundations of democracy.
2) analyze the connections between democracy and the free enterprise system.

A. Foundations
B. Duties and Responsibilities of Citizenship
C. Democracy and the Free Enterprise System

Chapter 1 Review Power Point
Chapter 1 Study Guide

Review for Chapter 1 Test

Friday, September 18, 2020 - Day #1
Chapter 1 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

Quote of the Week:  
You can do anything you want if you really put your heart, soul, and mind to it.

Monday, September 21, 2020 - Day #2

Introduce Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government Worksheet
Chapter 2 Notes
Chapter 2 Notes Power Point


Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - Day #3

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - Day #4
Chapter 2 Section 1 Power Point
Section 1 – Our Political Beginnings
Based on landmark documents such as the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights, American colonists benefited from a developing English tradition of ordered, limited, and representative government.

Objectives:
1) identify the three concepts of government that influenced the American colonies.
2) explain the significance of three landmark English documents.
3) describe the three types of colonies that the English established in the American colonies.

A. Basic Concepts of Government
B. Landmark English Documents
C. The Thirteen Colonies

Common Sense DBQ

Section 2 – The Coming of Independence
Responding to the change in British polices in the colonies, colonists began taking small steps toward unity. These steps included the formation of the Second Continental Congress, during which the Declaration of Independence was produced.

Objectives:
1) explain how Britain’s colonial policies contributed to the growth of self-government in the colonies.
2) identify the major stops that led to growing feelings of colonial unity.
3) compare the First and the Second Continental Congresses.
4) analyze the ideas in the Declaration of Independence.
5) summarize the common features of the first State constitutions.

A. Britain’s Colonial Policies
B. Growing Colonial Unity
C. First Continental Congress
D. Second Continental Congress
E. The Declaration of Independence
F. The First State Constitutions

Friday, September 25, 2020 - Day #2
Chapter 2 Section 3 Power Point
Section 3 – The Critical Period
The Articles of Confederation were created to provide a more lasting plan of government. The chaos brought about by their weaknesses led to a movement for change toward a more powerful central government.

Objectives:
1) describe the structure of the government set up under the Articles of Confederation.
2) explain why the weaknesses of the Articles led to a critical period for the country in the 1780s.
3) describe how a growing need for a stronger national government led to plans for a Constitutional Convention.

A. The Articles of Confederation
B. The Critical Period, the 1780s
C. A Need for Stronger Government

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Being courageous requires no exceptional qualifications, no magic formula, no special combination of time, place and circumstance.  It is an opportunity that sooner or later is presented to all of us.

Monday, September 28, 2020 - Day #3

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - Day #4
Chapter 2 Section 4 Power Point
Section 4 – Creating the Constitution
The Virginia and New Jersey Plans were offered as suggestions for ways to organize the new government. Although delegates disagreed on elements of both plans, they accepted compromises that allowed the configuration of Congress to proceed.

Objectives:
1) identify the Framers of the Constitution and discuss how they organized the Philadelphia Convention.
2) compare and contrast the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan.
3) summarize the convention’s major compromises and the effects of those decisions.
4) describe the delegates’ reactions to the Constitution.

A. Framers
B. Organization and Procedure
C. Proposals
D. Compromises

Virginia Plan vs. New Jersey Plan
Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists DBQ

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - Day #1
Section 5 – Ratifying the Constitution
The Constitution could not take effect until it had been ratified by nine States. The battle between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists was hard-fought in all States.

Objectives:
1) identify the opposing sides in the fight for ratification and describe the major arguments for and against the proposed Constitution.
2) describe the inauguration of the new government of the United States of America.

A. The Fight for Ratification
B. Inauguration

Review for Chapter 2 Test
Chapter 2 Review Jeopardy

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Day #2
Chapter 2 Take-Home Test

Chapter 2 Take-Home Test (Assignment Due)

Friday, October 2, 2020 - Day #3

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 5, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Monday, October 5, 2020 - Day #4 
Introduce Chapter 3 - The Constitution
Chapter 3 - The Constitution Textbook
Chapter 3 - The Constitution Worksheet
Chapter 3 Notes
Chapter 3 Notes Power Point


Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - Day #1 
Section 1 – Basic Principles
Chapter 3 Section 1 Power Point
The United States Constitution
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution Power Point
Outlining the Constitution

The Constitution's authors wrote it based on the principles that political power resides with the people, and that the National Government should be limited and divided into three branches to limit the power of any one group.

Objectives: 
1) understand the basic outline of the Constitution.
2) understand the six basic principles of the Constitution:  popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, judicial review, and federalism.

1. An Outline to the Constitution
2. Popular Sovereignty
3. Limited Government
4. Separation of Powers
5. Checks and Balances
6. Judicial Review
7. Federalism

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - Day #2
Section 1 – Basic Principles continued . . . 
Chapter 3 Section 1 Power Point
The United States Constitution
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution Power Point
Outlining the Constitution

The Constitution's authors wrote it based on the principles that political power resides with the people, and that the National Government should be limited and divided into three branches to limit the power of any one group.

Objectives: 
1) understand the basic outline of the Constitution.
2) understand the six basic principles of the Constitution:  popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, judicial review, and federalism.

1. An Outline to the Constitution
2. Popular Sovereignty
3. Limited Government
4. Separation of Powers
5. Checks and Balances
6. Judicial Review
7. Federalism

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Day #3
 

Friday, October 9, 2020 - No School
In-Service

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 12, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.

Monday, October 12, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -  Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Section 1 – Basic Principles continued . . . 
Chapter 3 Section 1 Power Point
The United States Constitution
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution
6 Basic Principles of the Constitution Power Point
Outlining the Constitution

The Constitution's authors wrote it based on the principles that political power resides with the people, and that the National Government should be limited and divided into three branches to limit the power of any one group.

Objectives: 
1) understand the basic outline of the Constitution.
2) understand the six basic principles of the Constitution:  popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, judicial review, and federalism.

1. An Outline to the Constitution
2. Popular Sovereignty
3. Limited Government
4. Separation of Powers
5. Checks and Balances
6. Judicial Review
7. Federalism

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7)
Chapter 3 Section 1 Quiz

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8)
Section 2 – Formal Amendment
Chapter 3 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point
The Bill of Rights

The Framers knew that the Constitution they wrote could not be built for all time, and, therefore, allowed for the formal amendment of the document. These formal amendments actually become part of the written language of the Constitution itself.      

Objectives:
1) identify the four different ways by which the Constitution may be formally changed.
2) explain how the formal amendment process illustrates the principles of federalism and popular sovereignty.
3) understand that several amendments have been proposed, but not ratified.
4) outline the 27 amendments that have been added to the Constitution.

1. Formal Amendment Process
2. Federalism and Popular Sovereignty
3. Proposed Amendments
4. The 27 Amendments

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8 and 5)

Friday, October 16, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual -  Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, 6)
The Living Constitution Activity

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 19, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Vision without action is a daydream.  Action without vision is a nightmare.

Monday, October 19, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Section 3 – Change by Other Means                  
Chapter 3 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point

Common changes that do not affect the wording of the Constitution are informal amendments. The process of informal amendment  occurs in several ways such as the passage of basic legislation by Congress, the activities of political parties, and custom.

Objectives:
1) identify how basic legislation has added to our understanding of the Constitution over time.
2) describe the ways in which the executive and judicial branches have interpreted the Constitution.
3) analyze the role of party practices and custom in interpreting the Constitution.

1. Basic Legislation
2. Executive Action
3. Court Decisions
4. Party Practices
5. Custom and Usage

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Review for Chapter 3 Test
Chapter 3 - The Constitution Study Guide
Chapter 3 - The Constitution Review Power Point


Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 
Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Chapter 3 Test (Assignment Due)

Friday, October 23, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Introduce Chapter 4 - Federalism
Chapter 4 - Federalism Textbook
Chapter 4 - Federalism Worksheet
Chapter 4 Notes
Chapter 4 Notes Power Point

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 26, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
All learning is trial and error.  The negative experiences do not inhibit but rather contribute to the learning process.

Monday, October 26, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Section 1 – Federalism:  Powers Divided
Chapter 4 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 4 Section 1 Power Point

The federal system divides government power in order to prevent its abuse. There are two basic levels of government in the federal system — National and State. The Supreme Court settles disputes between the two.

Objectives:
1) define federalism and explain why the Framers chose this system. 
2) identify powers delegated to and denied to the National Government, and powers reserved for and denied to the States.
3) explain the difference between exclusive and concurrent powers.
4) examine the Constitution as “the supreme Law of the Land”.                   

A. The Framers Choose Federalism
B. Federalism Defined
C. Powers of the Federal Government
D. Powers Denied to the Federal Government
E. The States 
F. The Exclusive and Concurrent Powers
G. Supreme Law of the Land

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - No School

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - No School

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 
No School

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2020

Quote of the Week:
If you want it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.

All make-up work must be turned in by Friday, November 6, 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Section 2 – The National Government and the 50 States
Chapter 4 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 4 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point

Cooperation between the National and State governments affects us all. We benefit from federal protections against invasion, from natural disaster relief, and from monies granted to State and local governments.

Objectives;
1) summarize the obligations that the Constitution places on the National Government with regard to the States.
2) explain the process for admitting new States to the Union.
3) examine the many and growing areas of cooperative federalism.

A. The Nation’s Obligations
B. Admitting New States
C. Cooperative Federalism

Section 3 – Interstate Relations
Chapter 4 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 4 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point

Several key provisions in the Constitution promote cooperation between and among the States. These provisions include: interstate compacts, the Full Faith and Credit Clause, and the Privileges and Immunities Clause.

Objectives:
1) explain why States make interstate compacts.
2) understand the purpose of the Full Faith and Credit Clause.
3) explain the purpose of the Privileges and Immunities Clause.

A. Interstate Compacts
B. Full Faith and Credit
C. Privileges and Immunities

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Chapter 4 Quiz (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Introduce Chapter 5 – Political Parties
Chapter 5 - Political Parties Textbook
Chapter 5 - Political Parties Worksheet
Chapter 5 Notes
Chapter 5 Notes Power Point


Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Friday, November 6, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Section 1 – Parties and What They Do
Chapter 5 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 5 Power Point

Political parties are essential to democratic government. In the United States, political parties have shaped the way the government works. Today, the major parties perform several important functions without which our government could not function.

Objectives:
1) define a political party.
2) describe the major functions of political parties.
3) identify the reasons why the United States has a two-party system.
4) understand multiparty and one-party systems and how they affect the functioning of a political system.

A. What is a Party?
B. What Parties Do
C. The Two-Party System
D. Multiparty Systems
E. One-Party Systems

Section 2 – Two-Party System in American History
Chapter 5 Section 2 Study Guide

The two-party system in the United States is a product of historical forces, our electoral system, and the ideological consensus of the American people. It provides more political stability than a multiparty system and more choice than a one-party system.

Objectives:
1) understand the origins of political parties in the United States.
2) identify and describe the three major periods of single-party domination and describe the current era of divided government.

A. The Nation's First Parties
B. Four Major Eras
C. The Era of the Democrats
D. The Era of the Republicans
E. The Return of the Democrats
F. Era of Divided Government

End of the 1st Quarter

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2020

Quote of the Week:
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Monday, November 9, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Section 3 – The Minor Parties
Chapter 5 Section 3 Study Guide

Minor parties provide alternatives to the positions of the major parties, and sometimes have affected particular elections and shaped public policies.

Objectives:
1) identify the types of minor parties that have been active in American politics.
2) understand why minor parties are important despite the fact that none ever won the presidency.

A. Minor Parties in the United States
B. Why Minor Parties Are Important

Section 4 – Party Organization
Chapter 5 Section 4 Study Guide

The major parties of the United States have decentralized structures, and the different parts and elements work together primarily during national elections.

Objectives:
1) understand why the major parties have a decentralized structure.
2) describe the national party machinery and party organization at the State and local levels.

A. The Decentralized Nature of the Parties
B. National Party Machinery
C. State and Local Party Machinery

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
"The Political You" Essay
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
"The Political You"
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link


Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast viewpoints of Liberals and Conservatives.
2. Gain a better understanding of some of the major issues in American Government.
3. Take a stand on these issues.
4. Discover the pros and cons of political parties.
5. Identify which political Party your viewpoints align with.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
"The Political You" (Part 1)
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link


Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast viewpoints of Liberals and Conservatives.
2. Gain a better understanding of some of the major issues in American Government.
3. Take a stand on these issues.
4. Discover the pros and cons of political parties.
5. Identify which political Party your viewpoints align with.

Friday, November 13, 202Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
No Class

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2020

Quote of the Week:
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Monday, November 9, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Section 3 – The Minor Parties
Chapter 5 Section 3 Study Guide

Minor parties provide alternatives to the positions of the major parties, and sometimes have affected particular elections and shaped public policies.

Objectives:
1) identify the types of minor parties that have been active in American politics.
2) understand why minor parties are important despite the fact that none ever won the presidency.

A. Minor Parties in the United States
B. Why Minor Parties Are Important

Section 4 – Party Organization
Chapter 5 Section 4 Study Guide

The major parties of the United States have decentralized structures, and the different parts and elements work together primarily during national elections.

Objectives:
1) understand why the major parties have a decentralized structure.
2) describe the national party machinery and party organization at the State and local levels.

A. The Decentralized Nature of the Parties
B. National Party Machinery
C. State and Local Party Machinery

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
"The Political You" Essay
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
"The Political You"
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link


Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast viewpoints of Liberals and Conservatives.
2. Gain a better understanding of some of the major issues in American Government.
3. Take a stand on these issues.
4. Discover the pros and cons of political parties.
5. Identify which political Party your viewpoints align with.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
"The Political You" (Part 1)
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link


Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast viewpoints of Liberals and Conservatives.
2. Gain a better understanding of some of the major issues in American Government.
3. Take a stand on these issues.
4. Discover the pros and cons of political parties.
5. Identify which political Party your viewpoints align with.

Friday, November 13, 202Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
No Class

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 16, 2020

Quote of the Week:
All learning is trial and error.  The negative experiences do not inhibit but rather contribute to the learning process.

Monday, November 16, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
No Class

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual 
Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
"The Political You" (Part 2) continued . . .
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link


Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast viewpoints of Liberals and Conservatives.
2. Gain a better understanding of some of the major issues in American Government.
3. Take a stand on these issues.
4. Discover the pros and cons of political parties.
5. Identify which political Party your viewpoints align with.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual  Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
"The Political You" (Part 3) continued . . .
"The Political You" Essay Handout
"The Political You" -  Political Parties Handout
"The Political You" - Research
"The Political You" Reading
"The Political You" Power Point

I Side With Political Parties Quiz
The Political Compass Link
Political Typology Quiz Link


Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast viewpoints of Liberals and Conservatives.
2. Gain a better understanding of some of the major issues in American Government.
3. Take a stand on these issues.
4. Discover the pros and cons of political parties.
5. Identify which political Party your viewpoints align with.


Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Chapters 4 and 5 Review
Chapters 4 and 5 Review Power Point
Review for Chapters 4 and 5 Test

"The Political You" Essay Due


Friday, November 20, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Chapters 4 and 5 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Ability involves responsibility:  power to its last particle is duty.

Monday, November 23, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Introduce The Legislative Branch
Legislative Branch Unit Worksheets Assignment

Chapter 10 (Congress)
Chapter 10 Textbook
Chapter 10 Worksheets
Chapter 10 Notes
Chapter 10 Notes Power Point


Introduce Chapter 11 (Powers of Congress)
Chapter 11 Textbook
Chapter 11 Worksheets
Chapter 11 Notes
Chapter 11 Notes Power Point


Introduce Chapter 12 (Congress in Action)
Chapter 12 Textbook
Chapter 12 Worksheets
Chapter 12 Notes
Chapter 12 Notes Power Point

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K VirtualHours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Congress – House and Senate Power Point

Chapter 10 - Congress
Chapter 10 Textbook
Chapter 10 Worksheets
Chapter 10 Notes
Chapter 10 Notes Power Point

Section 1: The National Legislature

Objectives:
1) explain why the Constitution provides for a bicameral Congress.
2) explain the difference between a term and a session of Congress.
3) describe a situation in which the President may convene or end a session of Congress.
A. A Bicameral Congress
B. Terms and Sessions

Section 2: The House of Representatives

Objectives:
1) explain how House seats are distributed and describe the length of a term in the House.
2) explain how House seats are reapportioned among the States after each census.
3) describe a typical congressional election and congressional district.
4) analyze the formal and informal qualifications for election to the House.

A. Size and Terms
B. Reapportionment
C. Congressional Elections
D. Qualifications for Office

Section 3: The Senate

Objectives:
1) Compare the size of the Senate to the size of the House of Representatives.
2) Describe how senators are elected.
3) explain how and why a senator’s term differs from a representative’s term.
4) describe the qualifications for election to the Senate.

A. Size, Election, and Terms
B. Qualifications for Office

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 
No Class

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - No School

Friday, November 27, 2020 - No School

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 30, 2020

Quote of the Week:
You can really change the world if you care enough.

Monday, November 30, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K VirtualHours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
No Class

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
National Debt and Budgeting Power Point
Budgeting Exercise
National Debt Activity and Analysis
Gerrymandering Power Point
The Perspective on Gerrymandering Reading
Gerrymandering Practice

Chapter 11 - Powers of Congress
Chapter 11 Textbook
Chapter 11 Worksheets
Chapter 11 Notes
Chapter 11 Notes Power Point


Section 1: The Scope of Congressional Power

Objectives:
1) describe the three types of powers delegated to Congress.
2) analyze the importance of the commerce power.
3) summarize key points relating to the taxing power.
4) explain how the bankruptcy and borrowing powers work.
5) explain why the Framers gave Congress the power to issue currency.

A. The Delegated Powers
B. The Expressed Powers
C. The Commerce Power
D. The Power to Tax
E. The Borrowing Power
F. The Bankruptcy Power
G. The Currency Power

Section 2:  Other Expressed Powers

Objectives:
1) identify the key sources of the foreign relations powers of Congress.
2) describe the power-sharing arrangement between Congress and the President on the issues of war and national defense.
3) list other key domestic powers exercised by Congress.

A. Congress and Foreign Policy
B. The War Powers
C. Domestic Powers

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 -Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K VirtualHours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Section 3: The Implied Powers

Objectives:
1) explain how the Necessary and Proper Clause gives Congress flexibility in lawmaking.
2) compare the strict construction and liberal construction positions on the scope of congressional power.
3) describe the ways in which the implied powers have been applied.

A. The Necessary and Proper Clause
B. The Doctrine in Practice

Section 4:  The Nonlegislative Powers

Objectives:
1) describe the role of Congress in amending the Constitution and its electoral duties.
2) describe the power of Congress to impeach, and summarize presidential impeachment cases.
3) identify the executive powers of Congress.
4) describe the investigatory powers of Congress.

A. Constitutional Amendments
B. Electoral Duties
C. Impeachment
D. Executive Powers
E. The Power to Investigate

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Committees Power Point
Committees Types and Functions Handout

Bill to a Law Power Point
Bill to a Law Flow Chart
Interest Groups Power Point

Chapter 12 - Congress in Action
Chapter 12 Textbook
Chapter 12 Worksheets
Chapter 12 Notes
Chapter 12 Notes Power Point


Section 1: Congress Organizes

Objectives:
1) describe how and when Congress convenes.
2) compare the roles of the presiding officers in the Senate and the House.
3) identify the duties of the party officers in each house.
4) describe how committee chairmen are chosen and explain their role in the legislative process.

A. Congress Convenes
B. The Presiding Officers
C. Party Officers
D. Committee Chairs

Section 2: Committees in Congress

Objectives:
1) explain how standing committees function.
2) describe the responsibilities and duties of the House Rules Committee.
3) describe the role of select committees.
4) compare the functions of joint and conference committees.

A. Standing Committees
B. Select Committees
C. Joint and Conference Committees

Friday, December 4, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Section 3: How a Bill Becomes a Law: The House

Objectives:
1) identify the first steps in the introduction of a bill to the House.
2) describe what happens to a bill once it is referred to a committee.
3) explain how House leaders schedule debate on a bill.
4) explain what happens to a bill on the House floor, and identify the final step in the passage of a bill in the House.

A. The First Steps
B. The Bill in Committee
C. Scheduling Floor Debate
D. The Bill on the Floor

Section 4:  The Bill in the Senate

Objectives:
1) describe how a bill is introduced in the Senate.
2) compare the Senate’s rules for debate with those in the House.
3) describe the role of conference committees in the legislative process.
4) evaluate the actions the President can take after both houses have passed a bill.

A. The Senate Floor
B. Rules for Debate
C. Conference Committees
D. The President Acts

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 7, 2020

Quote of the Week:
The time is always right to do what is right.

Monday, December 7, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Review for Legislative Branch Test
Legislative Branch Review Power Point
Legislative Branch Study Guide

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
The Legislative Branch Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 
No Class

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z  in School; A - K VirtualHours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 
No Class

Friday, December 11, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - 
Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Introduce The Executive Branch
Executive Branch Assignment
Executive Branch Notes

Chapter 13 (The Presidency)

Chapter 13 Worksheets
Chapter 13 Notes
Chapter 13 Notes Power Point


Chapter 14 (The Presidency in Action)
Chapter 14 Worksheets
Chapter 14 Notes
Chapter 14 Notes Power Point

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 14, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really know.  They're what make the instrument stretch - what make you go beyond the norm.

Monday, December 14, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
Qualifications and Roles of President Power Point
Chapter 13 – The Presidency

Section 1: The President's Job Description

Objectives:
1) describe the President’s many roles.
2) understand the formal qualifications necessary to become President.
3) explain how the President’s term of office has changed over time.
4) describe the President’s pay and benefits.

A. Presidential Roles
B. Formal Qualifications
C. The Presidential Term
D. Pay and Benefits

Section 2: Presidential Succession and the Vice Presidency

Objectives:
1) explain how the Constitution provides for presidential succession.
2) understand the constitutional provisions relating to presidential disability.
3) describe the role of the Vice President.

A. The Constitution and Succession
B. Presidential Disability
C. The Vice Presidency

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Zin School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Executive Branch, Vice President, Electoral College, and Succession Power Point
Electoral College Criticisms Power Point

Chapter 13 – The Presidency

Section 3: Presidential Selection: The Framers' Plan

Objectives:
1) explain the Framers’ original provisions for choosing the president.
2) understand how the rise of political parties changed the process of choosing a President as set out in the Constitution.

A. Original Provisions
B. The Rise of Political Parties

Section 4: Presidential Nominations

Objectives:
1) describe the role of conventions in the presidential nominating process.
2) evaluate the importance of presidential primaries.
3) understand the caucus-convention process.
4) outline the events that take place during a national convention.
5) examine the characteristics that determine who is nominated as a presidential candidate.

A. National Conventions
B. Presidential Primaries
C. Primary Appraisal
D. Caucuses
E. Securing the Nomination
F. Who is Nominated

Section 5: The Election

Objectives:
1) describe the features of the presidential campaign.
2) explain how the electoral college provides for the election of the president.
3) identify the major flaws in the electoral college system.
4) outline the advantages and disadvantages of proposed reforms of the electoral college.     

A. The Presidential Campaign
B. The Election
C. Flaws in the Electoral College
D. Proposed Reforms
E. Defending the Electoral College

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Cabinet, Campaigning, and Voting Power Point
Presidential Cabinet Handout
Chapter 14 – The Presidency in Action

Section 1: The Growth of Presidential Power

Objectives:
1) explain why Article II of the Constitution can be described as “an outline” of the presidential office.
2) list several reasons for the growth of presidential power.
3) explain how various Presidents’ views have shaped the powers of the office.

A. Article II
B. The Growth of Power
C. The Presidential View

Section 2: The President's Executive Powers

Objectives:
1) identify the sources of the President’s power to execute federal law.
2) define the ordinance power.
3) explain how the appointment power works and describe the limits on the removal power.
4) examine the power of executive privilege.

A. Executing the Law
B. The Ordinance Power
C. The Appointment Power
D. The Removal Power
E. Executive Privilege

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Executive Order Power Point
Chapter 14 – The Presidency in Action

Section 3: Diplomatic and Military Power

Objectives:
1) explain how treaties are made and approved.
2) explain why and how executive agreements are made.
3) summarize how the power of recognition is used
4) describe the President’s powers as commander in chief

A. Chief Diplomat
B. Commander and Chief

Section 4: Legislative and Judicial Powers

Objectives:
1) explain the President’s legislative powers and how they are an important part of the system of checks and balances.
2) describe the President’s major judicial power.

A. Legislative Powers
B. Judicial Powers

Friday, December 18, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Executive Branch Quiz (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 14, 2020

Quote of the Week:
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have t work with your enemy.  Then he becomes your partner.

Monday, December 21, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
No Class

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z
 in School; A - K Virtual -Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
No Class

Wednesday, December 22, 2020 - No School

Thursday, December 22, 2020 - No School

Fri
day, December 22, 2020 - No School

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 4, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Real differences can be overcome, it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

Monday, January 4, 2021 - No School

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z VirtualHours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)  
Introduce the Judicial Branch Unit
Judicial Branch Assignment
Judicial Branch Notes

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual -Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
Judicial Branch Power Point

Chapter 18 – The Federal Court System

Section 1: The National Judiciary

Objectives:
1) explain why the Constitution created a national judiciary, and describe its structure.
2) identify the criteria that determine whether a case is within the jurisdiction of a federal court, and compare the types of jurisdiction.
3) outline the process for appointing federal judges, and list their terms of office.
4) understand the impact of judicial philosophy.
5) examine the roles of court officers.

A) Creation of a national Judiciary
B) Federal Court Jurisdiction
C) Types of Jurisdiction
D) Federal Judges
E) Court Officers

Section 2: The Inferior Courts

Objectives:
1) describe the structure and jurisdiction of the federal district courts.
2) describe the structure and jurisdiction of the federal courts of appeals.
3) describe the structure and jurisdiction of the two other constitutional courts.

A) The District Courts
B) The Courts of Appeals
C) Courts of International Trade

Section 3: The Supreme Court

Objectives:
1) define the concept of judicial review.
2) outline the scope of the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction.
3) examine how cases reach the Supreme Court.
4) summarize the way the Court operates.

A) Judicial Review
B) Supreme Court Jurisdiction
C) How Cases Reach the Court
D) How the Court Operates

Section 4: The Special Courts

Objectives:
1) contrast the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
2) explain how a citizen may sue the United States government in the Court of Federal Crimes.
3) examine the roles of the territorial courts and those of the District of Columbia courts.
4) explain what types of cases are brought to the Tax Court.

A) Military and Veterans Claims Courts
B) Other Special Courts

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Top 10 Supreme Court Cases Power Point
10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know Handout

Chapter 19 – Civil Liberties:  First Amendment Freedoms
Section 1: The Unalienable Rights
Section 2: Freedom of Religion
Section 3: Freedom of Speech and Press
Section 4: Freedom of Assembly and Petition

Chapter 20 – Civil Liberties:  Protecting Individual Rights
Section 1: Due Process of Law
Section 2: Freedom and Security of the Person
Section 3: Rights of the Accused
Section 4: Punishment

Chapter 21 – Civil Rights:  Equal Justice Under Law
Section 1: Diversity and Discrimination in American Society
Section 2: Equality Before the Law
Section 3: Federal Civil Rights Laws
Section 4: American Citizenship

Friday, January 8, 2021 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Judicial Branch Quiz (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 11, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Failures are divided into two classes - - those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

Monday, January 11, 2021 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8) 
Introduce Citizenship Handbook
Citizenship Handbook Study Guide
Citizenship Handbook Lessons
Citizenship Handbook Flash Cards

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual -Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8) 
Review for Citizenship Test
1800s History Handout
Early America Handout
Equality and Freedom Handout
Establishing Independence Handout
Executive Branch Handout
Judicial Branch Handout
Legislative Branch Handout
Rights and Responsibilities Handout
Symbols and Celebrations Handout
US Constitution Handout
US Geography Handout
US History Since 1900 Handout 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual -Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 

Friday, January 15, 2021 - Day #4 (Letters A - K
 in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 3, 8, 5, and 6)
Review for Citizenship Test
1800s History Handout
Early America Handout
Equality and Freedom Handout
Establishing Independence Handout
Executive Branch Handout
Judicial Branch Handout
Legislative Branch Handout
Rights and Responsibilities Handout
Symbols and Celebrations Handout
US Constitution Handout
US Geography Handout
US History Since 1900 Handout 

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 18, 2021 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don't want to do and like doing it.

All make-up work must be turned in by Thursday, January 20, 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
US Citizenship Test (Assignment Due)


Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - Final Exams
A - K Schedule
7:25 - 8:25 - Course 8 Exam (A - K)
8:30 - 9:30 - Course 7 Exam (A - K)
9:35 - 10:35 - Course 6 Exam (A - K)


L - Z Schedule
11:50 - 12:50 - Course 8 Exam (L - Z)
12:55 - 1:55 - Course 7 Exam (L - Z)
2:00 - 3:00 - Course 6 Exam (L - Z)


Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - Final Exams
A - K Schedule
7:25 - 8:25 - Course 5 Exam (A - K)
8:30 - 9:30 - Course 4 Exam (A - K)
9:35 - 10:35 - Course 3 Exam (A - K)


L - Z Schedule
11:50 - 12:50 - Course 5 Exam (L - Z)
12:55 - 1:55 - Course 4 Exam (L - Z)
2:00 - 3:00 - Course 3 Exam (L - Z)


Thursday, January 21, 2021 - Final Exams
A - K Schedule
7:25 - 8:25 - Course 2 Exam (A - K)
8:30 - 9:30 - Course 1 Exam (A - K)


L - Z Schedule
9:45 - 10:45 - Course 2 Exam (L - Z)
10:50 - 11:50 - Course 1 Exam (L - Z)


Friday, January 22, 2021 - No School

End of the 2nd Quarter


Module 29 Biology, Cognition, and Learning

Objectives: 1) Explain how biological constraints affect classical and operant conditioning. 2) Explain how cognitive processes affect classical and operant conditioning. 3) Identify two ways that people learn to cope with personal problems. 4) Describe how a perceived lack of control can affect people's behavior and health.

1. Biological Constraints on Conditioning

2. Cognition's Influence on Conditioning

3. Learning and Personal Control

Module 29 Biology, Cognition, and Learning

Objectives: 1) Explain how biological constraints affect classical and operant conditioning. 2) Explain how cognitive processes affect classical and operant conditioning. 3) Identify two ways that people learn to cope with personal problems. 4) Describe how a perceived lack of control can affect people's behavior and health.

1. Biological Constraints on Conditioning

2. Cognition's Influence on Conditioning

3. Learning and Personal Control

Module 29 Biology, Cognition, and Learning

Objectives: 1) Explain how biological constraints affect classical and operant conditioning. 2) Explain how cognitive processes affect classical and operant conditioning. 3) Identify two ways that people learn to cope with personal problems. 4) Describe how a perceived lack of control can affect people's behavior and health.

1. Biological Constraints on Conditioning

2. Cognition's Influence on Conditioning

3. Learning and Personal Control

Module 29 Biology, Cognition, and Learning

Objectives: 1) Explain how biological constraints affect classical and operant conditioning. 2) Explain how cognitive processes affect classical and operant conditioning. 3) Identify two ways that people learn to cope with personal problems. 4) Describe how a perceived lack of control can affect people's behavior and health.

1. Biological Constraints on Conditioning

2. Cognition's Influence on Conditioning

3. Learning and Personal Control