Innovative Learners: Week 4 (9/21 – 9/25)

 

Reminders:

*Please be reminded that students are expected to login to zoom for civics every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday during 6th period.  If you are unable (for any reason) to join class, please send me an email at gregorskis@ivyhawnschool.org.  Thank you!!!

*Please be reminded that students should be working in a Bell Ringer Journal (either digitally on their computers or in a spiral notebook) each and every time we begin Civics class.  Bell Ringer entries are graded 2-3 times per quarter.  Each entry MUST start with the date and be answered in complete sentences.

 

Tuesday’s Agenda:

  1. Today’s Bell Ringer:  Here in the United States, we are a republic.  What do you think that might mean?
  2. PowerPoint, Lecture, and Discussion: Forms of Government
  3. Assignment (Formative Grade): Who Rules Activity  

 

Wednesday’s Agenda:

  1. Bell Ringer:  How are direct democracy and representative democracy alike?  How are they different?  What is “common good” and why do we think about it when making decisions?
  2. PowerPoint, Lecture, and Discussion: Forms of Government

 

 Friday’s Agenda:

  1. Bell Ringer: Watch the the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrk4oY7UxpQ&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H.  What are some ways Craig says we can participate in government? Why does Craig think it is so important for us to participate in government?
  2. PowerPoint, Lecture, and Discussion: Forms of Government