• 8/15/16

    šEQ:  Why is geography important in studying history?

    šI will:  Establish where various locations are on a map.

    šBell Ringer:  How does geography impact people?

     

    8/16/16

    šEQ:  What are the different types of government?

    šI will:  Define the different types of government.

    šBell Ringer:  What continent do we live on?

     

    8/17/16

    EQ:  What are the ideals and key principles that characterize American democracy?

    šI will:  Understand the ideals and key principles that characterize American Democracy.

    šBell Ringer:  How is education connected to democracy?  Pg. 10

     

    8/18-8/19/16

    Same

    šBell Ringer:  Why is government important?

     

    8/22/16

    Same

    šBell Ringer:  What are the ideals of American Democracy?  Use pg. 21 to help you answer.

     

    8/23/16

    šEQ:  What are the different types of government?

    šI will:  Describe different forms of government and who exercises authority.

    šBell Ringer:  Answer the What Do you Think? Question on pg. 19.

     

    8/24/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Answer the Reading Check question at the end of pg. 19.  How does electing a president differ from electing a prime minister?

     

    8/25-8/26/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    Bell Ringer:  What is one disadvantage of the presidential system?  Look at the chart on pg. 18.

     

    8/29/16

    šEQ:  What are the principles of American democracy?

    šI will:  Evaluate how liberty, equality, and self-government are important to American democracy.

    šBell Ringer:  According to pg. 23, what are the key principles of American Democracy?

     

    8/30/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Answer the Critical Thinking question on pg. 24.  What measures do you think states should take to ensure quality legal representation for all criminal defendants?

     

    8/31/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Of the three ideals of American Democracy, which do you think is the most important:  Liberty, Equality, or Self-government?

     

    9/1-9/6/16

    šEQ:  How was American democracy shaped by English influence?

    šI will:  Analyze how England contributed to American democracy.

    šBell Ringer:  According to pg. 33, What are three important English ideas that were incorporated into American government?

     

    9/7/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  According to the map on pg. 35, which colony was founded first and which was founded last?

     

    9/8-9/9/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Which of the three rights (life, liberty, or property) do you think is most important?  Why?

     

    9/12/16

    šEQ:  How did the British spark revolution in their colonies?

    šI will:  Analyze the policies placed on the American colonies.

    šBell Ringer:  According to the timeline on pg. 38-39, What act placed a tax on paper goods?

     

    9/13/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Using the timeline on pg. 38-39, What event occurred that made the British pass the Intolerable Acts against the colonists?

     

    9/14/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Profiles in Government on pg. 41.  How did Jefferson contribute to American government?

     

    9/15-9/16/16

    šEQ:  How were the Articles of Confederation too weak for the U.S.’s government?

    šI will:  Analyze the issues associated with the Articles of Confederation.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Why It Matters on pg. 47.  Why did the colonies have to come up with a new government so quick?

     

    9/19/20

     

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the chart called “Congress under the Articles of Confederation”.  Name one power and one limit on Congress. Pg. 48

     

    9/20/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Answer question #1 under the Section 3 Assessment on pg. 50.

     

    9/21/16

    šEQ:  How did the Constitutional Convention compromise and create a strong central government?

    šI will:  Evaluate the concessions that the delegates made over conflicts.

    šBell Ringer:  According to the chart on pg. 52, Who was the oldest Framer of the Constitution?

     

    9/22-9/23/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Profiles in Government on pg. 53.  Why is James Madison considered the Father of the Constitution?

     

    9/26/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Go to the chart on pg. 54.  According to the chart, what features of the New Jersey plan would have appealed to smaller states?

     

    9/27/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Read the two viewpoints on pg. 56.  Do you think that the government should institute mandatory public service?  Why?

     

    9/28/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  According to the chart5 on pg. 58, which side opposed the constitution and which supported it?

     

    9/29-9/30/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  According to the map on pg. 60, Which states had widespread support for the Antifederalist cause?

     

    10/3/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Analyze the political cartoon on pg. 65.  What is happening in this cartoon and what does it mean?

     

    10/4/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  No Bell Work, Work on Chapter Review for test grade.

     

    10/5/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  No bell work.  Complete your test.

     

    10/6-10/10/16

    šEQ:  What is the electoral process established by the Constitution, and how can citizens affect it?

    šI will:  Analyze the effects of public opinion on the electoral process.

    šBell Ringer:  How do you think the media affects the public’s opinion?

     

    10/11/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the chart on the bottom corner of pg. 249.  In what year was the difference between public support for and public opposition to the Vietnam War greatest?

     

    10/12/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Work on Chapter 9 Section 1

     

    10/13-10/14/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  According to the chart on pg. 251, between what years did the popularity of listening to the radio news spike?

     

    10/19/16

    šPower Day for Testing

     

    10/20-10/21/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will: same

    šBell Ringer:  How does the media help determine public policy?(pg. 250)

     

    10/24/16

    šEQ:  Should the Electoral College be abolished?

    šI will:  Analyze documents from the DBQ.

    šBell Ringer:  How do we determine how many electoral votes each state gets?

     

    10/25/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Finish DBQ Packet!!!

     

    10/26/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Finish DBQ and start to write essay!!!

     

    10/27-10/28/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Start writing your Essay!!!

     

    10/31/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Essay!!!

     

    11/1/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Essay!!!

     

    11/2/16

    šAll classes on a Power Day schedule

     

    11/3-11/4/16

    šEQ:  What are the president’s qualifications and powers?

    šI will:  Analyze the roles of the president.

    šBell Ringer:  According to pg. 162, What are three of the roles of the President?

     

    11/7/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  According to the chart on pg. 167, what are some of the benefits of being president or vice president?

     

    11/8/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the chart of Presidential Succession on pg. 166.  Who is last on the list to become president and why?

     

    11/9/16

    šEQ:  How does the federal court system operate?

    šI will:  Determine jurisdiction and how judges are appointed in the court system.

    šBell Ringer:  According to the chart on pg. 221, what subject matter can federal courts use to explain their jurisdiction?

     

    11/10-11/11/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  According to the chart on pg. 221, Who is involved in the federal courts?

     

    11/14/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the chart on the Federal Court System on pg. 222.  What court sits at the top?  Why?

     

    11/15/16

    šEQ:  How does the Constitution protect your rights?

    šI will:  Evaluate the rights and limitations on liberties and rights.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Profiles in Government on pg. 281.  Why is George Mason called the Father of the Bill of Rights?

     

    11/16/16

    šEQ:  What are the rights protected in the First Amendment?

    šI will:  Analyze the guarantees and limits of the First Amendment.

    šBell Ringer:  List each of the rights protected in the First Amendment.(5 of them)

     

    11/17-11/18/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the political cartoon on pg. 288.  What do you think the cartoonist believes about the current condition of the “wall of separation” between church and state?

     

    11/21/16

    šEQ:  What was life like living in the trenches during WWI?

    šI will:  Describe the living conditions for soldiers in trenches in WWI.

    šBell Ringer:  Using pg. 376, describe why “no man’s land” is so dangerous?

     

    11/22/16

    šEQ:  What amendments protect people from government abuse?

    šI will:  Analyze the laws put in place to protect individual rights.

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the political cartoon on pg. 299.  What is the artist saying about government surveillance after 9/11?

     

    11/28/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the map on Surveillance and the Right to Privacy on pg. 301.  How do these maps show a change in surveillance cameras in the Lower East Side over time?

     

    11/29/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Read about Students and the Fourth Amendment on pg. 300.  Why do students have limited rights under the Fourth Amendment?

     

    11/30-12/6/16

    šPerformance Task for EOC

     

    12/7/16

    šEQ:  What concepts do I need to know to be successful on the EOC?

    šI will:  Complete the review sheet.

    šBell Ringer:  Describe one type of government.(Pg. 15)

     

    12/8-12/9/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  What early American document was influenced the most by the Enlightenment?

     

    12/12/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Finish study guide

     

    12/13/16

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Finish study guide

     

    12/14-12/16/16

    šEQ:  What content have I learned in Government?

    šI will:  Complete the EOC.

    šBell Ringer:  Make sure the information at the top of your bubble sheet is correct.

     

     

    ECONOMICS

     

    1/4/17

    šEQ:  What do I need to do to be successful for the rest of the year?

    šI will:  Share school wide expectations and procedures.

    šBell Ringer:  Write down 5 things that you have learned so far in class.

     

    1/5-1/6/16

    šEQ:  In what ways do people cope with the problem of scarcity?

    šI will:  Identify the components of Economics and production.

    šBell Ringer:  If you had to plan a party, what would you have to consider when planning it?

     

    1/9/17

    šEQ:  How can economic interdependence be both a good thing and a bad thing?

    šI will:  Describe the factors that lead to economic growth.

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Products in the News” on pg. 12.  How did comic books become such a big industry?

     

    1/10/17

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  What is the difference between a need and want?

     

    1/11/17

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the chart on pg. 15.  As a consumer, what role do you play in the circular flow of economic activity?

     

    1/12-1/13/17

    šEQ:  Can a simple model be an effective tool for understanding economic activity?

    šI will:  Identify how a model can help us understand economic activity.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the “Profiles in Economics” on pg. 18.  What ideas did Adam Smith introduce?

     

    1/17/17

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Read People in the News on pg. 19.  Why would an education in the NASCAR program be a good investment?

     

    1/18/17

    šEQ:  same

    šI will:  same

    šBell Ringer:  Read People in the News on pg. 19.  Why would an education in the NASCAR program be a good investment?

     

    1/19-1/20/17

    šHow does an economic system help a society deal with the fundamental problem of scarcity?

    šI will:  Compare and contrast different economic systems.

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Companies in the News” on pg. 33.  What did McDonalds have to do to expand their restaurant in India?

     

    1/23/17

    šHow does an economic system help a society deal with the fundamental problem of scarcity?(same)

    šI will:  Compare and contrast different economic systems.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 34.  Why is the woman in the picture considered to be a part of a traditional economy?

     

    1/24/17

    šHow does an economic system help a society deal with the fundamental problem of scarcity?(same)

    šI will:  Compare and contrast different economic systems.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You” on pg. 35.  Why did Wal-Mart appeal to some of the Chinese consumers?

     

    1/25/17-Early Release

    šHow does an economic system help a society deal with the fundamental problem of scarcity?(same)

    šI will:  Compare and contrast different economic systems.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Turn in any missing work.

     

    1/26-1/27/17

    šHow does an economic system help a society deal with the fundamental problem of scarcity?(same)

    šI will:  Compare and contrast different economic systems.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the cartoon on pg. 37.  How do the two people in the cartoon reflect freedom of choice in a market economy?

     

    1/30/17

    šEQ:  Why do economist call the demand curve one of the main tools of their profession?

    šI will:  Analyze how demand effects the What, How, and For Whom.

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Products in the News” on pg. 91.  Why would a company change their products so often?

     

    1/31/17

    šEQ:  Why do economist call the demand curve one of the main tools of their profession?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze how demand effects the What, How, and For Whom.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the charts on pg. 92.  Why does a demand curve slope downwards?

     

    2/1/17

    šEQ:  Why is it necessary to consider nonprice factors when analyzing changes in demand?

    šI will:  Analyze other factors that affect demand.

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Companies in the News” on pg. 97.  Why would McDonalds change the look of their restaurant?

     

    2/2-2/3/17

    šEQ:  Why is it necessary to consider nonprice factors when analyzing changes in demand?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze other factors that affect demand.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the Demand Curve on pg. 98.  Why do price and quantity demanded move in opposite directions?

     

    2/6-2/7/17

    šEQ:  Is the concept of elasticity general enough to use in disciplines other than economics?

    šI will:  Analyze elasticity of demand.

    šBell Ringer:  Read Companies in the News on pg. 103.  Why did Blockbuster’s business slow while Netflix’s increased?

     

    2/8/17

    šEQ:  Is the concept of elasticity general enough to use in disciplines other than economics?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze elasticity of demand.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read pg. 102.  How did Oprah become so successful in business?

     

    2/9/17

    šEQ:  Is the concept of elasticity general enough to use in disciplines other than economics?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze elasticity of demand.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Did You Know? On pg. 109.  What are some examples of things that have inelastic taxes?  Why?

     

    2/10/17

    šEQ:  How can the supply curve be used as a “tool” for studying markets?

    šI will:  Analyze how supply is important for understanding economics.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the “Why it Matters” on pg. 116 and answer the questions in the paragraph.

     

    2/13/17

    šEQ:  How can the supply curve be used as a “tool” for studying markets?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze how supply is important for understanding economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 121.  What effect does technology have on the supply of a product?

     

    2/14/17

    šEQ:  How can the supply curve be used as a “tool” for studying markets?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze how supply is important for understanding economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 121.  What effect does technology have on the supply of a product?

     

    2/15/17

    šEQ:  How can the supply curve be used as a “tool” for studying markets?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze how supply is important for understanding economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Did You Know? On pg. 122.  How does supply affect technology?

     

    2/16-2/17/17

    šEQ:  How can the supply curve be used as a “tool” for studying markets?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze how supply is important for understanding economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  What is a market supply curve?

     

    2/21/17

    šEQ:  How can the supply curve be used as a “tool” for studying markets?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze how supply is important for understanding economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the figure on pg. 124.  How do the supply curves in the three panels differ?

     

    2/22/17

    šEQ:  What does a study of the production function tell us about a firm’s performance?

    šI will:  Analyze the importance of production function.

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Companies in the news” on pg. 127.  Why did prices double on surfboards when company went out of business?

     

    2/23-2/24/17

    šEQ:  Why is the “marginal” concept important to economic analysis?

    šI will:  Evaluate how cost is important in economics.

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Companies in the News” on pg. 132.  How has Motion Computing Inc. saved themselves money?

     

    2/27/17

    šEQ:  Why is the “marginal” concept important to economic analysis?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate how cost is important in economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You” on pg. 136.  How has shipping products changed over the years?

     

    2/28/17

    šEQ:  Why is the “marginal” concept important to economic analysis?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate how cost is important in economics.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “Spotlight on the Economy” on pg. 138.  How did Chatel cut his business’s costs?

     

    3/1/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Background of the DBQ.

     

    3/2/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Background of the DBQ.

     

    3/3/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Background of the DBQ.

     

    3/6/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Background of the DBQ.

     

    3/7/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.

    šBell Ringer:  What is the most important sentence in the introduction?

     

    3/8/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.(same)

    šBell Ringer: How should you start the sentence when giving your evidence?

     

    3/9-3/10/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  What is a counterclaim?

     

    3/20/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Why should you not punish gasoline price gougers?

     

    3/21/17

    šEQ:  Should gasoline price gougers be punished?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate documents on a DBQ.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Why should you not punish gasoline price gougers?

     

    3/22-3/23/17

    šEQ:  If perfect competition is just a theoretical ideal, then why do we study it?

    šI will:  Analyze competition in different markets.

    šBell Ringer:  Read the Why It Matters on pg. 168 and answer the two questions in the paragraph.

     

    3/27/17

    šEQ:  If perfect competition is just a theoretical ideal, then why do we study it?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze competition in different markets.(same)

    Bell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You”.  How do companies change their products to attract other cultures?

     

    3/28/17

    šEQ:  If perfect competition is just a theoretical ideal, then why do we study it?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze competition in different markets.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You”.  How do companies change their products to attract other cultures?

     

    3/29/17

    šEQ:  If perfect competition is just a theoretical ideal, then why do we study it?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze competition in different markets.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You”.  How do companies change their products to attract other cultures?

     

    3/30-3/31/17

    šEQ:  If perfect competition is just a theoretical ideal, then why do we study it?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze competition in different markets.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You”.  How do companies change their products to attract other cultures?

     

    4/3/17

    šEQ:  If perfect competition is just a theoretical ideal, then why do we study it?(same)

    šI will:  Analyze competition in different markets.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Read “The Global Economy and You”.  How do companies change their products to attract other cultures?

     

    4/4/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.

    šBell Ringer:  Read Companies in the News on pg. 179.  Why did Enron go in to bankruptcy?

     

    4/5/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 182.  How can the government lead the cleanup of pollution?

     

    4/6-4/7/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 182.  How can the government lead the cleanup of pollution?

     

    4/10/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 182.  How can the government lead the cleanup of pollution?

     

    4/11/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 182.  How can the government lead the cleanup of pollution?

     

    4/12/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 182.  How can the government lead the cleanup of pollution?

     

    4/13/17

    šEQ:  How can we tell if a market is failing?(same)

    šI will:  Evaluate why competition is important in a market.(same)

    šBell Ringer:  Look at the picture on pg. 182.  How can the government lead the cleanup of pollution?