•Days to Spring Break: 4 (65% of year complete)
•Grades Updated on: 3/18 – # of A’s: 23, # of F’s: 30
•2nd 6 Week Current Project now underway – score begins effecting grade on 4/19 and becomes final on 5/3 – if you had less than a 70% on the 1st 6 week project, you may turn in more than 100 pts the 2nd 6 weeks until you raise the 1st 6 week score to a 70%
•If you missed class on 3/21, make-up assignment is here (under activities): http://staff.camas.wednet.edu/blogs/linthwaiteslittlehouseofhorrors/2019/03/20/cwi-for-thursday-321/
•Write Your Rep project, pt 3 – due to turnitin.com on 4/12 – explanation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NSIgUaBs64JQtnEgxxb-8tvdG0bO090S/view?usp=sharing
•Reminder: If you have an unexcused absence, you can not make up any assignments missed on that day, nor recover lost participation points – at the end of each 6 week grading period I remove credit for any assignments you have unexcused absences for, so get them cleared by then
•Free MMR vaccine available in March – info here: https://www.columbian.com/news/2019/feb/26/free-mmr-vaccinations-offered-at-march-clinics/
•Thinking of pursuing a career in education? Apply for my unions’ future educator scholarship by May 24. Application here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UrhaFH2MGogw3QeAAMJrbrTbc1m2eAJf/view?usp=sharing
•Quiz 4, Friday, 3/29
2.Review last class
3.Big Wig #19 – Department of Homeland Security – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tkbrygbTqEO9z4GT7GJjtKTtvRov7TLu/view?usp=sharing
4.West Wing #15 – “Celestial Navigation” – take 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ1ZPZlB2Y3ZaRlk/view?usp=sharing
1.Susan B Anthony is most famously remembered as an advocate for women’s rights, but like many in the 19th Century suffragette movement, she was also passionate about what 2 other political issues? As she said (and her life story demonstrated), if you want to change the world, you have to not care about what?
2.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 8th Amendment require of this practice?
3.What role do bondsmen play in the justice system? Bondsmen are not government agents, so why are they involved? Sometimes they hire “bounty-hunters” – when? Why?
4.All states have “implied consent” laws, which require drivers to do what? What happens in Washington State if you refuse?
5.Some claim that “implied consent” laws violate the 5th Amendment – how/why?
6.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?
7.In Washington State, you can be charged with Driving Under the Influence even if you’re not actually driving – under what circumstances?
8.What does the exciting cable TV channel called CSPAN allow you to do?
9.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?
10.Presidents often are leery of making promises – why? Give an example of a promise a president has made that he later regretted.
Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):
Identify the job responsibilities of the Homeland Security Secretary as well as the current nominee and his qualifications for office
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 right stated in the amendment