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    Bellwork 04-02/04-03 

    Out of the four ways that your DBQ says the constitution guards against tyranny, which one do you think is most effective and why? 

     

     

    Bellwork 03-28 

    In complete sentences explain how the constitution protects people from tyranny in the United States 

     

    Bellwork 03-26/03-27 

    In complete sentences explain in which ways does the United States Constitution protect people's rights and freedom. 

     

     

    Bellwork 03-21/03-22 

    In complete sentences explain what actions a citizen can take to change something they think is not fair or needs to be improved upon. What are different ways citizens can take action at different levels of government? 

     

    Bellwork 03-19/03-20 

    Please remove all the loose bellwork assignments in your folder. If you need paper, please let me know. View example of how to lay out bellwork. Today your bellwork is to explain in complete sentences what you will do to be successful in the 4th quarter and finish the school year strong. 

     

    Bellwork 02-23 

    How can the form of government that exist in a country impact the role that the citizens play? 

     

     

     

    Bellwork 02-21/02-22 

    How can the form of government that exist in a country impact the role that the citizens play? 

     

    Bellwork 02-14/02-15 

    Based on the information in your DBQ, do you think schools should be allowed to limit students' online speech? Why or why not? Answer in complete sentences. 

     

    Bellwork 02-09/02-12 

    What are some ways that schools can help reduce bullying and cyberbullying?  

     

     

     

    Bellwork 02-07/02-08 

    Should schools be allowed to limit students online speech? Explain why or why not in complete sentences. 

     

     

    Bellwork 02-05/02-06  

    Should schools be allowed to limit what students write in school newspapers or websites? Should schools be allowed to restrict forms of peaceful protest? In complete sentences explain why or why not. 

     

    Bellwork 02-02 

    Pick any topic we have covered up until this point and describe it in complete sentences. 

     

    Bellwork01-31/02-01 

    Explain in complete sentences as much as you can about both Civil Law and Criminal Law. What are differences between the two? 

     

    Bellwork 01-29/01-30 

    After watching the video describe in complete sentences the court system. How many levels? Which court has the final say? What other information about courts can you list? 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9ylFthKSkY 

    Bellwork 01-27/01-28 

    After watching the video describe in complete sentences the court system. How many levels? Which court has the final say? What other information about courts can you list? 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9ylFthKSkY 

     

    Bellwork 01-25/01-26 

    What are some reasons that an individual may be required to attend court? 

     

    Bellwork 01-23/01-24 

    In complete sentences describe everything you already know about the court system. How many types of courts are there? How many levels of courts are there? What are the names of some of the courts in the U.S.? 

     

     

    Bellwork 01-19/01-22 

    In complete sentences explain why it is important to know your rights. What could happen if you do not know your rights? 

     

     

    Bellwork 01-17/01-18 

    In complete sentences explain which amendments in the constitution are considered the Bill of Rights and list at least on right found in them. 

     

    Bellwork 01-12/01-16 

    Describe as many steps to the amendment process as possible. What is the difference between an amendment and a law? 

     

    Bellwork 01-10/01-11 

    In complete sentences explain what the United States constitution is and list any rights in it you did not list last class. 

    Bellwork 01-08/01-09

    In complete sentences explain at least 2 rights listed in the United States constitution and why they are important to you or someone you know.

     

    Bellwork 01-03/01-04

    In complete sentences explain what you will do to achieve success in this class and other classes during the second half of the year.

     

     

    Bellwork 12-11/12-12

    Empty out all of the years bellwork and ask for paper if your folder needs any.

     

    Bellwork 11-29/11-30

    What were some of John Lock's and Baron Montesquieu's ideas about how a government should function? Some of these ideas are used by our government today.

     

    Bellwork 11-27/11-28

    What were some of John Locke's ideas about the relationship between people and the government. Can you remember who he influenced when writing the Declaration of Independence?

     

    Bellwork 11-16/11-17

    What are the ideas and complaints in the Declaration of Independence? Answer in complete sentences.

     

    Bellwork 11-14/11-15

    In complete sentences explain which ideal discussed in your DBQ , about the Declaration of Independence is most important and why.

    Bellwork 11-10/11-13 

    After you look over your DBQ, explain what you think the most important aspect of the Declaration of Independence is so far. 

     

    Bellwork 11-08/11-09 

    In complete sentences explain what you already know about the Declaration of Independence. 

     

    Bellwork 11-06/11-07 

    In complete sentences describe as much as you can about the 3 branches of government and the different levels of government ( federal, state, local). 

     

    Bellwork 11-02/11-03 

    Which level of government plays the most direct role in your lives and why? (Federal, State, Local) 

    Answer in complete sentences. 

     

    Bellwork 10-31/11-01 

    Explain everything you may already know about how local government works. Do you think the leaders are elected or appointed? (School Districts, Cities, Counties, and anything else.)  

     

    Bellwork 10-27/10-30 

    Explain everything you can remember about political parties. What are they and what is their purpose? What are the names of some that exist and what do they stand for? 

     

    Bellwork 10-25/10-26 
     

    In complete sentences predict what similar powers the 3 branches have on the state level. (President – Governor, Congress – Fl Legislature) 

     

     

    Bellwork 10-19/10-20 

    How are laws made at each level of government? 

     

    Bellwork 10-17/10-18 

    Remove all of the 1st quarter work out of your folders. Make sure you have paper. Review procedures for bellwork. 

     

    Bellwork 10-12/10-13 

    In complete sentences describe what differences you know exist between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. 

     

    Bellwork 10-10/10-11 

    In complete sentences describe how a bill becomes a law. Describe as many steps in the process as you can. 

     

    Bellwork 10-6/10-9 

    In complete sentences explain what powers the branches of government have to check each other's powers. 

    Bellwork 10-6 

    In complete sentences explain what powers the branches of government have to check each other's powers. 

     

    Belwork 10-4/10-5 

    In complete sentences explain what some of the goals and purposes of the preamble of the United States constitution. 

     

    Bellwork 10-02/10-03 

    In complete sentences write down what you know about the different branches of the federal government. How many are there? What are they called? What functions do they perform? 

    Bellwork 09-25/09-26 

    In complete sentences write down as much as you can describe what you know about political parties. 

    Bellwork 09-18/09-19 

    In complete sentences write down ways you prepared for the storm, ways you passed time while school was out, and if you lost power what did you do to stay cool and eat? 

    Bellwork 09-05/09-06

    In complete sentences explain one of the types of propaganda you are using in your DBQ and why? Explain. 

     

    Bellwork 08-30/08-31 

     

    In complete sentences explain what you think would be a helpful strategy for winning a political campaign. (Honesty, Negativity) ?

     

    Bellwork 08-28/08-29 

    In complete sentences predict ways that citizens can influence the government. 

     

    Bellwork 08-25 

     

    In complete sentences write down the three ways of becoming a citizen, and whichever steps in the Naturalization process you can recall. 

     

    Bellwork 08-23 

     

    In complete sentences predict what it means to be a citizen and what some of the rights and responsibilities of a U.S. Citizen are.