Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 34-33 (75% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/24 (# of F’s: 36, # of A’s: 9)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 0

Participation Penalties Revision: participation penalties will be accompanied with a referral if a) you are also currently failing CWI and/or b) it is your third such penalty 

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Retake Quiz 5 by 4/28

•Quiz 6, 5/5

•If you missed the financial reality fair, use the instructions here to complete the assignment: http://staff.camas.wednet.edu/blogs/linthwaiteslittlehouseofhorrors/2017/04/24/cwi-for-tuesday-425/

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/3 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law” (instructions for general prep work and various roles: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQbnF1M0Vtdllza00/view?usp=sharing)

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Brainfood of Day: “He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. – Socrates”

•Workday: You should work on any and all of the following (sub has been instructed to notify me of those not participating for appropriate penalty):

–Write Your Reps Pt 4 (instructions up in announcements)

–Immigration Debate prep work (opinion and instructions in announcements – we will pick roles this Friday)

–Answering the Immigration Prep questions below (they will appear on Quiz 6 and the research required to answer them can be used for your prep work)

–Current Events

–Anything missing on Skyward

Immigration Prep Review Questions

1.What does SB744 do with the pre-existing E-Verify system?  What are the pros and cons of the E-Verify system?

2.What does SB744 do to enhance border security?

3.How does SB744 go beyond DACA in terms of “Dreamers?”

4.Currently the US allocates a specific number of “green cards” per country.  What does a “green card” allow a foreign citizen to do?  How would SB744 change this current system?

5.SB744 creates a new “INVEST visa” – what’s the purpose of this visa?  Why might it be a good idea?

6.SB744 proposes extensive changes to the visa system beyond what’s described above – what are 2 other changes it would make?

7.To gain support, SB744 also offers something to help poor, uneducated American citizens – what is it?

8.Trump’s border wall is not yet a specific, well-defined proposal, so it’s challenging to debate – estimated costs vary – what’s the low end of the price tag?  The high end?

9.The exact design or nature of the wall is unclear as well – but the deadline for contractors to propose them has passed – what are some of the designs that are currently under consideration?

Learning Targets:

*State and defend an informed and reasonable opinion on the subject of SB 744 and the building of President Trump’s proposed border wall

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 35 (75% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/23 (# of F’s: 35, # of A’s: 7)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 5

Effective Immediately: All participation penalties will also receive referrals, regardless of class grade – this includes absences from class of more than a 5 minutes and/or returning with food/drink

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Retake Quiz 5 by 4/28

•Quiz 6, 5/5

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/2 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall, mandate the use of the eVerify system by all employers,  AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•If you gave me a petition as evidence for Pt 3, you will not receive credit until you show evidence you submitted that petition to an official

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Financial Reality Fair :

–Take the worksheet you filled out  the first page of yesterday to the North Commons : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQWWdnWlM2bGJnRk0/view?usp=sharing

–Go through the stations, making selections for each of the categories on page 2 (Housing, transportation, etc.) – you can find links to the documents here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B-SAwXa67qaQN1BXVy12VG5fcmc?usp=sharing

–When done, total up your monthly expenses (pg 2)

–On the back page, do the math to figure out if you made your savings goal or not. (pg 3)

–Return to class when about 10 minutes are left to answer review/debrief questions (posted on board and on website) – answer these questions on the back of the handout (pg 3)

–Turn in completed handout at end of class

Financial Reality Fair Review Questions

1.What is the difference between “gross pay” and “take home pay?”

2.At the fair, what was the purpose of the “Wheel of Fate?”

3.What 2 things were revealed to be the most costly in most people’s budgets?

4.Where was the “fat” in your budget (i.e., what were 2 ways you could have cut spending and still maintained a decent lifestyle?)

5.Responsible adults strive to save money each month – what are 2 good reasons for this behavior?

6.What is a solid strategy to ensure you save and don’t frivolously waste surplus cash?

7.What, if anything, proved surprising to learn at the fair?

Learning Targets:

*Gain a reasonable sense of the financial realities you are about to encounter as an independent adult

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 36 (70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/23 (# of F’s: 35, # of A’s: 7)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 5

Effective Immediately: All participation penalties will also receive referrals, regardless of class grade – this includes absences from class of more than a 5 minutes and/or returning with food/drink

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Retake Quiz 5 by 4/28

•Quiz 6, 5/5

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/2 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall, mandate the use of the eVerify system by all employers,  AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•If you gave me a petition as evidence for Pt 3, you will not receive credit until you show evidence you submitted that petition to an official

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

• Grade Quiz 5

•Financial Reality Fair Warm-up:

–Use instructions 1a to 1c to fill out the pre-fair graphic (on pg 3) – instructions/graphic here:  https://drive.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQb0dteVZTSzM5SmM/view?usp=sharing

–Pick a career you’re interested in from this document:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQM2VVVUJ6WXY0TXM/view?usp=sharing

–Prior to Tuesday’s fair, fill out pg 2 of this worksheet using the career data you picked: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQWWdnWlM2bGJnRk0/view?usp=sharing

Learning Targets:

*Gain a reasonable sense of the financial realities you are about to encounter as an independent adult

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 38 (70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/18 (# of F’s: 22, # of A’s: 26)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 19

Effective Immediately: All participation penalties will also receive referrals, regardless of class grade – this includes absences from class of more than a 5 minutes and/or returning with food/drink

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/2 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•If you gave me a petition as evidence for Pt 3, you will not receive credit until you show evidence you submitted that petition to an official

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Review Last Class

•Previous Border Wall experiments: watch “Obama’s Border Fence” and add 1 more page of notes to “Immigration Battle” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPzhmaWJSWM and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzKSIcnu9xo and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5hJ_kgi9tM

•Finally, a short Fox News discussion of candidate Trump’s border wall idea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH-rfVM6ksg

•West Wing 16 – “20 Hrs in LA” – watch and take 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQVkZHMmhESnI4aHM/view?usp=sharing

Review Questions:

1.Why did the primary defeat of Congressman Eric Canter in the summer of 2014 doom the immigration reform bill? Why was his defeat such a surprise?

2.What happened on the south-west border of the USA in  the summer of 2014 that also had an effect on the House immigration bill?

3.Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the Mexican border is not new – what president before him got Congress to approve the building of a border fence?  How was that president’s wall different from Trump’s proposal?

4.Surprisingly, folks living on the border in Texas didn’t turn out to be big fans of the wall – what were 2 of their complaints?

5.To build a border wall oftentimes requires the government to take advantage of its power of “eminent domain” – what’s that power?  Why is wise for the government not to abuse that power?

6.Border patrol agents do concede the current wall is imperfect, but they still say it helps them – why?

Learning Targets:

*Identify the pros and cons of past attempts to control illegal immigration through the construction of border walls along the Mexican border

*Explain the pros and cons of biofuels, such as ethanol, as well as the system of subsidies used to encourage their production

*Describe the historical controversy surrounding laws banning flag-burning

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 39(70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/10 (# of F’s: 23, # of A’s: 23)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 19

Effective Immediately: All participation penalties will also receive referrals, regardless of class grade – this includes absences from class or more than a 5 minutes and/or returning with food/drink

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/2 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Review Last Class

•Frontline’s “Immigration Battle” – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/immigration-battle/  (take 3 pgs. of notes and reactions)

•Previous Border Wall experiments: watch “Obama’s Border Fence” and add 1 more page of notes to “Immigration Battle” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPzhmaWJSWM and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzKSIcnu9xo and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5hJ_kgi9tM

•Finally, a short Fox News discussion of candidate Trump’s border wall idea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH-rfVM6ksg

Review Questions:

1.In 2012 Pres. Obama issued an executive order known as DACA – what was it’s purpose?  What’s happened to it under the Trump administration?

2.The Senate passed an immigration reform bill in 2013 – why didn’t it become law?  What’s odd about that failure?

3.In 2014, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus threatened to pass a resolution condemning Pres. Obama – why?  What did he promise to prevent them from doing this?  Why did what he promised them ultimately fail to work?

4.In 2014, Tea Party Republican Rep. Mulvaney told a South Carolina crowd of supporters about receiving a cantaloupe on his desk recently – why had he gotten this piece of tasty fruit?  What did he say was the message the fruit symbolized?

Learning Targets:

*Understand key ideas behind current immigration laws

*Identify the pros and cons of past attempts to control illegal immigration through the construction of border walls along the Mexican border

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 40 (70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/10 (# of F’s: 23, # of A’s: 23)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 8

•All students with F’s receiving participation penalties will also receive discipline referrals

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Retake Quiz 4 by Wednesday,  4/19

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/2 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Review Last Class

•Watch Frontline’s “Immigration Battle” – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/immigration-battle/  (take 3 pgs. of notes and reactions)

Review Questions:

1.The United States population is currently about 318 million – about what percentage of our population is considered “first-generation?”  How does that percentage compare to the percentage identified in every census going back to the 1850s (Much lower/about the same/much higher) ?

2.About 75% of illegal immigrants are believed to come from what part of the world? The other 25% come from across the rest of the world and are part of the roughly _________(#) illegal aliens believed to be in the US today.

3.Pres. Trump’s proposed border wall obviously is intended to stop the roughly ___% of illegal immigrants who entered the US illegally over our land border.  Critically though, the remaining fraction are considered illegal immigrants for what reason?

4.The debate over immigration reform is informed by the last 8 years of Obama– how did his enforcement of immigration law compare to the past?  Why did he choose this approach?

5.About how many illegal aliens/year did Obama deport?About what % of them were murderers?

6.When was the last time the US seriously tinkered with its immigration laws?

7.Part of the immigration debate revolves around “The Dreamers” – who are they?  What do pro-immigration reformers want for them?

8.“Legalization” is also a key debate amongst immigration reformers – what is the idea?  Why do it’s opponents say it’s a bad idea?

9.After the 2012 election, the Republican Party created an “autopsy report” – in it, they concluded that their party needed to support immigration reform – why?

10.In 2013 the Senate passed immigration reform bill SB 744– what does the vote total indicate?

11.An example of a conservative, pro-immigration reform groups is one called “Bibles, Badges, and Business” – their name implies 3 reasons for supporting immigration reform – explain 2?

Learning Targets:

*Understand key ideas behind current immigration laws

*Be able to discuss how immigration reform works in Washington D.C. and who the important figures are in the battle over immigration reform

*Name the immigration issues currently being debated in Congress and explain what progress has been made in dealing with those issues

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 41 (70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/10 (# of F’s: 23, # of A’s: 23)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 8

•All students with F’s receiving participation penalties will also receive discipline referrals

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Retake Quiz 4 by Wednesday,  4/19

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Immigration Debate: Choose roles/research 4/26-28, debate on 5/2 – debate opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

•Write Your Rep Project Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Review Last Class

•Watch Frontline’s “Immigration Battle” – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/immigration-battle/  (take 3 pgs. of notes and reactions)

Review Questions:

1.Why was the Federal Reserve (and its leader the Chairman) created?  What is their overall goal?

2.The economic phenomenon of “bubbles” are interesting because they reveal what about the fundamental nature of value/prices?  What happens when a “bubble” pops?

3.Who’s the Chairman of the Fed?  What’s something interesting about her?

4.What did she recently do that the Fed hadn’t done in 7 years? Why so long?

5.What “Fed Head” was awarded a Medal of Freedom for the longest economic expansion in US history?  What tarnished his reputation soon after the award?

6.Previous Chairman Ben Bernanke was in office during the “Great Recession” – what were 2 of his solutions?

7.What are 2 ways governors of the Fed  are isolated from political pressures once in office?  Why do we want the Fed to be isolated from politics?

8.Say you get pulled over for driving 100 mph by Top Burger.  You’re a good friend of the President, so  he wants to help you get out of the Camas jail.  Who would have to help him get you out?  Why?

9.What entity of the US government, created in the 1930s, is dedicated to fighting inflation? 

1.What does it do when there is very high inflation?  What is a negative side effect of this treatment?

2.What’s the USA’s largest organization of lawyers?  What’s one of its stated missions?

3.What is the nation’s largest labor union?  Which party has been hurt by the decline of its membership and power over the past 30 years?

4.What is “inflation?” What kind of people are the most hurt when inflation is rampant?

5.What right does the 14th Amendment extend to all Americans?  Originally created to deal with the problems that came in the wake of the Civil War, what groups increasingly are using it for help today?

6.A recent suit against the Portland PD for violating the 14th Amendment shows that what kind of evidence is needed in order to win?  What’s the downside to this requirement?

7.The 4th Amendment to the Constitution requires the police have a __________ before searching you or your property.  It makes an exception for the police though when they have _________.  What is a potential problem with that exception?

8.What CDC described “silent epidemic” attacks the liver and currently kills more people a year than HIV/AIDS?  How can you get it?

9.The longest highway in North America is the Trans-Canada – the Canadian government recently installed _________________ at regular intervals over its 5000 miles.  Why?

Learning Targets:

*Understand key ideas behind current immigration laws

*Be able to discuss how immigration reform works in Washington D.C. and who the important figures are in the battle over immigration reform

*Name the immigration issues currently being debated in Congress and explain what progress has been made in dealing with those issues

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 43-42 (70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/10 (# of F’s: 23, # of A’s: 23)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 2

•All students with F’s receiving participation penalties will also receive discipline referrals

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•Retake Quiz 4 by Wednesday,  4/19

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Write Your Rep Project  Part 3 (500 word description of next step & evidence completed) due 4/14 to turnitin.com  – Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Turn in Current Event work (to box) and Write Your Rep Pt 3 (to turnitin.com) on Friday

•Finish/turn-in West Wing 15 – “Celestial Navigation” – watch and take 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ1ZPZlB2Y3ZaRlk/view?usp=sharing

•Introduction: Immigration Debate – Opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

–What would the ideal immigration system for the US look like?

–What would be the challenges in implementing this system?

–What’s good/bad about immigration?

•Watch Frontline’s “Immigration Battle” – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/immigration-battle/  (take 3 pgs. of notes and reactions)

Learning Targets:

*Explain the problem of “racial profiling” in terms of the 14th amendment, including the problem of enforcing the amendment

*Understand key ideas behind current immigration laws

*Be able to discuss how immigration reform works in Washington D.C. and who the important figures are in the battle over immigration reform

*Name the immigration issues currently being debated in Congress and explain what progress has been made in dealing with those issues

 

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 44 (70% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/10 (# of F’s: 23, # of A’s: 23)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 7

•All students with F’s receiving participation penalties will also receive discipline referrals

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•If you missed Quiz 4, you MUST do your first take by Wednesday, 4/12

•Retake Quiz 4 by Wednesday,  4/19

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Write Your Rep Project  Part 3 (500 word description of next step & evidence completed) due 4/14 to turnitin.com  – Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Review Last Class

•Big Wig #20 – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQRzJFcDBKSmxRTEk/view?usp=sharing

•Finish/turn-in West Wing 15 – “Celestial Navigation” – watch and take 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ1ZPZlB2Y3ZaRlk/view?usp=sharing

•Introduction: Immigration Debate – Opinion: “Congress should appropriate the funds required to build Pres. Trump’s Mexican border wall AND pass Senate Bill 744 into law”

–What would the ideal immigration system for the US look like?

–What would be the challenges in implementing this system?

–What’s good/bad about immigration?

Review Questions:

1.What is the newest Cabinet department?  What prompted its creation?

2.What do the following parts of this department do: ICE? CBP? TSA?

3.Who currently leads this department?  What’s something interesting about him?

4.In his short time in office he’s found it difficult to live up to Pres. Trump’s promise to expand the size of the CBP – why?  He also has sparked some outrage by proposing that CBP do what with families that it picks up in it’s day-to-day operations?

5.Advocates of education reform point out that half of new teachers do what within 3 years?  Why is that a problem? What is a proposed solution to the problem?

6.“Constituent” is often used in politics but it can be confusing because there are 2 somewhat distinct definitions of the term – what are they?

7.Presidents often are leery of making promises – why?  Given an example of a promise a president has made that he later regretted.

8.Presidents need the Senate to approve of their picks for the Cabinet – who has to approve when the President wishes to fire a Cabinet secretary?

Learning Targets:

*Explain the job of the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, who currently has that job, and what they’ve done with it

*Explain what “inflation” is, why it happens, and what strategies the US uses to control it

*Explain the problem of “racial profiling” in terms of the 14th amendment, including the problem of enforcing the amendment

Announcements:

•Classes until  Graduation: 46 (65% of year done)

•Grades Updated on 4/9 (# of F’s: 23, # of A’s: 27)

•# of Participation Penalties for Previous Day: 2

•All students with F’s receiving participation penalties will also receive discipline referrals

•2nd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 5/5- turn in more than 100 pts to raise 1st 6 Week score to a 70

•If you missed Quiz 4, you MUST do your first take by Wednesday, 4/12

•Retake Quiz 4 by Wednesday,  4/19

•Quiz 5, 4/21

•Write Your Rep Project  Part 3 (500 word description of next step & evidence completed) due 4/14 to turnitin.com  – Part 4 (500 word analysis and plan for Part 5) due to turnitin.com by 5/5 – instructions: http://tinyurl.com/hfzbm3p

•Interested in working in public schools after graduation?  Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz

•Make a  meaningful contribution to the CWI news source page and get 5 free points on the current event project (you must log in under your camas google account): https://goo.gl/25rdeg

Activities:

•Brain-food/Learning Targets

•Review Last Class

•Big Wig #19 – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQYXJxakc2cnhPSFU/view?usp=sharing

•West Wing 15 – “Celestial Navigation” – watch and take 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ1ZPZlB2Y3ZaRlk/view?usp=sharing

Review Questions:

1.A judge will often allow you to be free before and during your trial, but only after you put up a sum of money, called ____________, which you lose if you don’t return.   What does the Constitution say about this practice?

2.When the amount exceeds what you have available, what business exists to help you get the difference?  Who do they employee in case you violate your contract with them?

3.All states have “implied consent” laws, which require drivers to do what?  What happens in Washington State if you refuse?

4.Some claim that “implied consent” laws violate the 5th Amendment – how/why?

5.In Washington State, when can you be forced to submit to a BAC test?  Why do lawyers say that refusing to take the test doesn’t really help your case?

6.In Washington State, you can be charged with Driving Under the Influence even if you’re not actually driving –  under what circumstances?

7.What does the free cable channel called CSPAN allow Americans to do?

8.Advocates of education reform point out that half of new teachers do what within 3 years?  What is a proposed solution to the problem?

Learning Targets:

*Identify the job responsibilities of the Homeland Security Secretary as well as the current nominee and his qualifications for office

*Explain what “inflation” is, why it happens, and what strategies the US uses to control it

*Explain the problem of “racial profiling” in terms of the 14th amendment, including the problem of enforcing the amendment