Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 24 (55% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/19 (Current # of A’s: 18, F’s: 33)

•Snow make-up day: March 16

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/27

•Quiz 2 moved to Friday, 3/2

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by 3/9 – project score begins to impact grade on 2/23 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•North Korea Reflection Essay due Friday, 3/2 to turnitin.com – tii.com info here: http://staff.camas.wednet.edu/blogs/linthwaiteslittlehouseofhorrors/2013/11/05/turnitin-com-info-for-political-id-paper/ – essay instructions here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uDJu10btX81WIPAJ6JA7STjDDCRVHl6540lox45QD_c/edit?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

•Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Review Last Class

3.Big Wig #17 – notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eQsdXOvEMHZzUwMvV3f6F0RQPRSJAzEV/view?usp=sharing

4.West Wing #13 – “Take Out the Trash Day” – 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQUGFJd1dNdFl2OEk/view?usp=sharing

Review Questions:

1.The South Korean embassy is currently run by the Charge d’Affaires. What makes this position different than an ambassador?

2.What is the relationship between the US and South Korea? Why is this important in deciding our policy towards North Korea?

3.Historically, what sort of relationship has North Korea held with China? How has that relationship changed recently?

4.Other than all-out nuclear war, what military options does the US have to use against North Korea?

5.Nuclear war is not the only threat North Korea poses. What is the other threat they have that involves nuclear weapons? What threats does North Korea possess other than nuclear weapons?

6.Who is North Korea’s largest trading partner? What is another of its top five trading partners?

7.What is one of North Korea’s largest exports? One of its largest imports?

8.Does North Korea have balanced trade? If not do they export more, or import more goods?

9.What do we believe about North Korea’s current nuclear capabilities? If a nuclear weapon were launched, how long do we expect we would have to respond?

10.What is an economic sanction? What is the goal of putting economic sanctions on a country?

11.What has North Korea said in response to the economic sanctions placed upon it?

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

*Identify the job responsibilities of the Education Secretary as well as the current office-holder and her qualifications for office

*Use data to explain possible reasons for the change in teen pregnancy rates over the past 50 years

*Discuss the origin of PBS and why it still occasionally controversial in the 21st century

*Explain the meaning and origin of the historic term “banana republic”

*Explain the role of Congress in investigating problems in the country, the limits to its investigatory powers, and potential problems with those limits

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 25 (55% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/19 (Current # of A’s: 18, F’s: 33)

•Snow make-up day: March 16

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/27

•Quiz 2 moved to Friday, 3/2

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by 3/9 – project score begins to impact grade on 2/23 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•North Korea Reflection Essay due Friday, 3/2 to turnitin.com – tii.com info here: http://staff.camas.wednet.edu/blogs/linthwaiteslittlehouseofhorrors/2013/11/05/turnitin-com-info-for-political-id-paper/ – essay instructions here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uDJu10btX81WIPAJ6JA7STjDDCRVHl6540lox45QD_c/edit?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

•Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1st and 2nd periods:

-Work day for write your reps, NK reflection and current events

5th & 6th periods:

– Finish Mock National Security Council group research

-If absent, ask Mrs. Hamann which group you’re assigned

-Instructions: https://sites.google.com/camas.wednet.edu/north-korea

– National Security Presentations

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

•Identify information that illustrates one part of the relationship between the US and North Korea

•Infer what one member of the National Security Council would recommend the United States’ policy be towards North Korea

•Produce a presentation to inform your classmates about the information you learned today

 

 

 

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 27 (55% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/19 (Current # of A’s: 18, F’s: 33)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/20

•Quiz 2, Friday, 2/23

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by 3/9 – project score begins to impact grade on 2/23 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•North Korea Reflection Essay due Friday, 2/23 to turnitin.com – tii.com info here: http://staff.camas.wednet.edu/blogs/linthwaiteslittlehouseofhorrors/2013/11/05/turnitin-com-info-for-political-id-paper/ – essay instructions here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uDJu10btX81WIPAJ6JA7STjDDCRVHl6540lox45QD_c/edit?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

•Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Review Last Class

3.Big Wig #17 – notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eQsdXOvEMHZzUwMvV3f6F0RQPRSJAzEV/view?usp=sharing

4.West Wing #13 – “Take Out the Trash Day” – 1 ½ pg notes – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQUGFJd1dNdFl2OEk/view?usp=sharing

Review Questions:

1.The South Korean embassy is currently run by the Charge d’Affaires. What makes this position different than an ambassador?

2.What is the relationship between the US and South Korea? Why is this important in deciding our policy towards North Korea?

3.Historically, what sort of relationship has North Korea held with China? How has that relationship changed recently?

4.Other than all-out nuclear war, what military options does the US have to use against North Korea?

5.Nuclear war is not the only threat North Korea poses. What is the other threat they have that involves nuclear weapons? What threats does North Korea possess other than nuclear weapons?

6.Who is North Korea’s largest trading partner? What is another of its top five trading partners?

7.What is one of North Korea’s largest exports? One of its largest imports?

8.Does North Korea have balanced trade? If not do they export more, or import more goods?

9.What do we believe about North Korea’s current nuclear capabilities? If a nuclear weapon were launched, how long do we expect we would have to respond?

10.What is an economic sanction? What is the goal of putting economic sanctions on a country?

11.What has North Korea said in response to the economic sanctions placed upon it?

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

*Identify the job responsibilities of the Education Secretary as well as the current office-holder and her qualifications for office

*Use data to explain possible reasons for the change in teen pregnancy rates over the past 50 years

*Discuss the origin of PBS and why it still occasionally controversial in the 21st century

*Explain the meaning and origin of the historic term “banana republic”

*Explain the role of Congress in investigating problems in the country, the limits to its investigatory powers, and potential problems with those limits

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 28 (55% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/12 (Current # of A’s: 13, F’s: 37)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/20

•Quiz 2, Friday, 2/23

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Finish Mock National Security Council group research

-If absent, ask Mrs. Hamann which group you’re assigned

-Instructions: https://sites.google.com/camas.wednet.edu/north-korea

3.National Security Presentations

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

•Identify information that illustrates one part of the relationship between the US and North Korea

•Infer what one member of the National Security Council would recommend the United States’ policy be towards North Korea

•Produce a presentation to inform your classmates about the information you learned today

 

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 29 (55% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/12 (Current # of A’s: 13, F’s: 37)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Students will need devices – preferably laptops – Wednesday and Thursday

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/20

•Quiz 2, Friday, 2/23

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets (turn in brainfood/current events for week)

2.Review Last Class

3.Mock National Security Council group research

-If absent, ask Mrs. Hamann which group you’re assigned

-Instructions: https://sites.google.com/camas.wednet.edu/north-korea

Review Questions:

1.What does the term “statutory” mean?

2.What role does the National Security Council play in determining foreign policy?

3.Other than the President and Vice President, who are two statutory members of the National Security Council?

4.Who are two non-statutory members of the NSC?

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

•Identify information that illustrates one part of the relationship between the US and North Korea

•Infer what one member of the National Security Council would recommend the United States’ policy be towards North Korea

•Produce a presentation to inform your classmates about the information you learned today

 

 

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 30 (50% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/12 (Current # of A’s: 13, F’s: 37)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Students will need devices – preferably laptops – Wednesday and Thursday

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/20

•Quiz 2, Friday, 2/23

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Review Last Class

3.Mock National Security Council group research

– If absent, write Mrs. Hamann for which group you’re assigned

-Instructions: https://sites.google.com/camas.wednet.edu/north-korea

Review Questions:

1.Other than the US, name 2 countries that are highly invested in North Korean foreign affairs.

2.What is the 38th parallel? What is its significance on the Korean Peninsula?

3.What is the DMZ? When was it established?

4.What is North Korea’s official name? What family has maintained control of North Korea since 1948?

5.Juche is the official state philosophy of North Korea. What does it prioritize?

6.According to Juche, the official state philosophy of North Korea, what role does Kim Il Sung hold?

7.What does the policy of Songun prioritize?

8.How is the KCNA different from media outlets in the United States?
Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

•Explain the role the National Security Council plays in US politics and list its members.

•Identify information that illustrates one part of the relationship between the US and North Korea

•Infer what one member of the National Security Council would recommend the United States’ policy be towards North Korea

•Produce a presentation to inform your classmates about the information you learned today

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 32 (50% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/11 (Current # of A’s: 50, F’s: 33)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Students will need devices – preferably laptops – Wednesday and Thursday

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/20

•Quiz 2, Friday, 2/23

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Review Last Thursday

3. A Brief History of North Korea

•                Take 1 page of notes

•                Powerpoint + other materials available at https://sites.google.com/camas.wednet.edu/north-korea 

Review Questions:

1.African Americans tend to be quite liberal as a group, but, to illustrate the limitations of stereo-types, ______________ is currently one of the most conservative justices on the Supreme Court. Per his philosophy, the government should not try to make us be equal, since we’re all born different, but that it should ______________.

2.While running for office, presidential candidates usually release their private medical records – why?

3.Multiple Sclerosis is an “auto-immune” disease, which means what?  What does MS attack and damage?

4.What are 2 symptoms (not causes) of MS?

5.The modern battle over “big” vs “little” government has its origins with President FDR – why did he think a “big” government was necessary?  What was the purpose of his WPA organization?

6.To ensure a society of equals, Congress is specifically prohibited by the Constitution to grant titles of ________.  Over the vociferous objections of VP John Adams, Washington, therefore, choose what formal title for himself?

7.In diplomacy, one must pick between “The Stick and The Carrot” – what does the US usually use as “the carrot?” Other than military force, what do we use as a “stick?”

8.The Indian economy, capitalizing on its fluency in the English language, has in the past 20 years come to be a dominant power in what modern industry?

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

•Predict what countries have the strongest interest in North Korean international affairs.

•Examine the historical events that created North Korea and how those events impact current relations with them.

•Describe what the Kim Dynasty is, and understand their impact on North Korean politics and policy.

•Know what the following terms and phrases mean: 38th parallel, Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea, Demilitarized zone (DMZ), Kim Dynasty, Juche, Songun, and Korean Central News Agency.

 

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 32 (50% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/11 (Current # of A’s: 35, F’s: 39)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•Retake Quiz 1 by Tuesday, 2/20

•Quiz 2, Friday, 2/23

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Thinking about a career in public education? Apply for my union’s $4000 worth of scholarships – deadline 5/25 – https://goo.gl/Hhzpkh

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Grade Quiz 1

3.Finish & turn-in West Wing #12 – “He Shall, From Time to Time” – 1 ½ pgs of notes/reactions – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQc0hCdFM2X2RneVU/view?usp=sharing

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

*Explain the concept of the “stick and carrot” approach to foreign policy and give examples of how nations use each approach

 

 

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 35-4 (50% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/5 (Current # of A’s: 35, F’s: 39)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•If new to class, CWI syllabus here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQN2hia3NaVUM4UkE/view?usp=sharing

•Verify your Semester 1 grade by 2/2 – after grade verified, you can recycle papers from 1st Semester

•Quiz 1, Friday, 2/9

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets (turn in)

2.Review Last Class

3.Finish & turn-in West Wing #12 – “He Shall, From Time to Time” – 1 ½ pgs of notes/reactions – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQc0hCdFM2X2RneVU/view?usp=sharing

4.Current Event/Write Your Rep Work Time

Review Questions:

1.How did Shirley Chisholm make history in the 1970s?  She famously said that, if African-Americans were going to win equal treatment, they’d have to act how?

2.What prompted us to create a Strategic Petroleum Reserve and the Dept of Energy in 1973?

3.The current Secretary of Energy is _______. Why did so many Democratic senators vote against his nomination?  What did he widely promote while governor of Texas though that many Democrats actually like?

4. The DOE has for years proposed we use Yucca Mountain as a storage facility for the nation’s nuclear waste.  What’s good about this idea? What’s been the problem with adopting it?

5.Why did the Framers of the Constitution not want the President to be able to waltz into Congress whenever he wished, but instead have to be invited?

6.Pakistan has recently come to rely on terrorism and nuclear weapons to deter India perhaps because of what basic, comparative geographical problem?  How effective have its nuclear weapons been in preventing another full-scale war with India?

7.What’s the most basic piece of advice political consultants give on how to “control a story?”

8.How has the evolution of the internet over the past 20 years potentially been a good thing for politicians and voters?  How potentially a bad thing?
Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

*Discuss the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts

*Define the pros and cons of the “big government”

*Explain the concept of the “stick and carrot” approach to foreign policy

 

Announcements:

•Days to Spring Break: 36 (50% of School Year Complete)

•Grades Updated on: 2/4 (Current # of A’s:, F’s:)

•If turning in google docs for grades, please include Mrs. Hamann (michelle.hamann@camas.wednet.edu) when you share it w/ me

•If new to class, CWI syllabus here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQN2hia3NaVUM4UkE/view?usp=sharing

•Verify your Semester 1 grade by 2/2 – after grade verified, you can recycle papers from 1st Semester

•Quiz 1, Friday, 2/9

•Current Event Project same as last semester – you need 100 pts by March 9 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQZ29WUnJqMk9FSlE/view?usp=sharing

•Write Your Rep Project Part 1 due Thursday, 3/1 – instructions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1flL_EB3FBDsFP0QkTJEuO-wlC83H-SfD/view?usp=sharing – need help finding an issue to care about or want to suggest one for others, go here (have to be logged into Camas google account):  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1COuaKpKRyqugPOc1EpOqNgCRZsUaAZCkpv9o6WgOa7k/edit?usp=sharing

•Neat opportunity for free promwear: http://abbyscloset.org/

• Suicide Awareness/Prevention reminder: we’re in the stressful/dark part of the school year – keep a close eye on yourself and your friends – reach out if you’re struggling or know someone who is.

•Add suggestions for future class debates (need to be logged into your CSD google account): https://docs.google.com/a/camas.wednet.edu/document/d/1xwLxBtv4rAq_HdZPlV659QlJyulh3wlbng6YtBsIzO0/edit?usp=sharing

Activities:

1.Brain-food/Learning Targets

2.Review Last Class

3.Big Wig #16 – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ex3E_hhhBl80iUu9_cu3jRUvF4B0c5Cm/view?usp=sharing

4.West Wing #12 – “He Shall, From Time to Time” – 1 ½ pgs of notes/reactions – my notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQc0hCdFM2X2RneVU/view?usp=sharing

Review Questions:

1.Everybody knows Harriet Tubman as an American hero who helped lead slaves to freedom, but she did some other pretty awesome things too – what’s one of them?

2.Tubman astutely pointed out that physical slavery can’t exist without _________ slavery, and that therefore, before you can physically free a slave, you first need to provide them some sort of ________.

3.What are 2 ways the traditional rebuttal to the president’s State of the Union differ from the president’s speech?

4.How many Democratic responses were there to the 2018 State of the Union Address? 

5.These responses were aimed at different groups of people – what were two groups that were targeted in the responses?

6.Who is one person that gave a response to the State of the Union? What made this person qualified to give a response?

7.What’s the general tone most of the State of the Union rebuttals took? Why were they likely taking this tone?

Learning Targets (What You Ought to be able to Do by the End of Class):

*Identify the job responsibilities of the Energy Secretary as well as the current office-holder and his qualifications for office

*Discuss the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts

*Explain the concept of the “stick and carrot” approach to foreign policy