In case you have nothing to do… http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2016/02/politics/trump-kanye-who-tweeted/
To prepare for our Socratic Seminar on Tuesday, here is a starting point for your articles: 1. Obama’s immigration plan 2. The Atlantic on Legal issue of immigration order 3. Obama’s executive order on gun control Be sure to… Continue Reading
AP GOV Students: Remember, these are the additional homework instructions this weekend. Here’s what you are doing: 1. Go to https://quizlet.com/mrcoia. 2. Play three games of Unit 4b Key Terms. 3. Play three games of Key Legislation. 4. Play three games of… Continue Reading
The Best of the Year 2015 Begin by watching Google’s 2015 Zeigeist video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7o7R5BgWDY Station 1: News Year in Review http://abcnews.go.com/US/year-review-13-biggest-news-stories-2015/story?id=35852690 Read the new stories from the year. Discuss ones that you remember occurring. Which seemed to be the… Continue Reading
For today’s work on the midterm elections, You will complete the following: 1. Take out your midterm election sheet from your unit guide. Open up this page in your browser now. 2. Using these links, find the results for… Continue Reading
Before you begin: Copy and paste this text into a Word document. Complete the surveys and answer the questions in Word. Print your results on no more than two pages of paper! Be sure to answer in complete sentences. Turn… Continue Reading
Introducing a marvel in new technology: the BookBook.
Looking for a good way to get a better sense of the material? Why not purchase a used copy of our textbook. While this is completely optional, some students enjoy having a copy in which they mark up for a… Continue Reading
Welcome to the first post of the year. I’ll use this forum to post course-related information that will help your understanding of the three courses I teach: AP Government, AP English Language and Composition, and 10th Language Arts. You are… Continue Reading
TALON. FOURTH BRANCH. FRIDAY, 5/29. 1645. KUBASAKI THEATER. MANDATORY. Fourth Branch Presenters: Marissa, Mauryn, Jonah. Debates on final government action: participators forthcoming.
For homework tonight, not only will you focus on two resources on the previous forum post, you will also pick one FRQ to write fully in 25 minutes. Print the question, write it, print the rubric, grade it. Staple… Continue Reading
Here is a link to Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. If you missed class on Monday or Wednesday, be sure to watch and record in the viewing guide on page 2 of the unit guide. This is due on return to the… Continue Reading
Here are a few study helps: Need a quick overview of the major AP Gov units? http://mrfarshtey.net/apgov_exam_review.html Watch a few quick videos on Government for Dummies: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD5CB52988D815420 An excellent review of the entire course: https://mr-shulman.wikispaces.com/Content+Review+of+the+Entire+Course%21%21 Online Practice Quizzes: http://college.cengage.com/polisci/wilson/am_gov/9e/students/ace/index.html Lots of games to help… Continue Reading
AP Government Students: Watch the following video and comment with a one-sentence main idea gleaned from the viewing. Due Wednesday, 4/29, at 11:59pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCho-_t6bEU
Our full Supreme Court cases PowerPoint is now online in the Handouts section, or you can access it here: http://mrcoia.com/school/pdf/gov/Key%20Court%20Cases%20-student-2015.pptx While there is not any specific homework over vacation, I would take a few hours sometime throughout the vacation to review… Continue Reading
On Thursday, April 2, you will work on your Amendments sheet (you have this as a notebook check item or here). After completing this sheet in class in a triad, you will enter your top 5-7 bumper stickers in… Continue Reading
If you are planning on turning in any late work within that two-week window for partial credit, it is due no later than Friday, 3/27. If you have a missing assignment, and it is within two weeks, turn it in… Continue Reading
Also, want to get started on your Key Court Cases, 1-10? They are due with cards and a quiz on Tuesday of next week. You can grab a copy on the ledge in the room, or print it here: unit-4d-institutions-federal courts-KEY-CASES… Continue Reading
AP Gov Students, I’m am terribly sorry, but I thought I put the handout online, but it is not there. I cannot access my work files from home, so I’ll print copies tomorrow morning for all. Thanks, and sorry for the… Continue Reading
Various news sources as well as a cryptic message addressed to members of Talon have confirmed that China’s moon rover is once again functional. The latest article was published just yesterday by a Chinese news source. This recent development has a significant… Continue Reading
On Monday, 2/23 in AP Government, we’ll look over four articles that address the politics of space travel. Who owns space, and why should America care? Read and mark, as you prepare to write a bill to address… Continue Reading
Here is a link to the video on current presidents. We watched this in class last week. Enjoy!
Here are the videos that we watched in class on Tuesday: Part 1: Part 2:
Government Students: Remember that this is the last weekend to complete the Election Interview sheet. You will not only interview at least five people, but you will also TYPE it in the Election Interview template (or another format if… Continue Reading