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