•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 (email@example.com) 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
•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
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
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