Tuesday, October 22, 2013

APGOV Week #10 (October 21-25)

Monday, October 21st-No School

Tuesday, October 22nd-Test Return, Discussion Groups, Interesting Question, Annotation Check, Multiple Choice Question

Wednesday, October 23rd-Federalist #78 - Court Flow Chart Discussion and Correction - Original vs. Appellate Jurisdiction

Thursday, October 24th-Chief Justice John Roberts On the Origin, Nature, and Importance of the Supreme Court

Friday, October 25th-Judicial Interpretation-Judicial Activism, Loose and Strict Construction - Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia DVD.

*Discussion Day and Formative Assessment over Ch.14 on Monday with Mr. Keller. 
*Ch.4 Notes over Civil Liberties due on Tuesday, October 29th.

Homework Activities:

Monday, October 21st-Annotations (notes) are due.  Students will compile interesting questions and discuss multiple choice questions

Tuesday, October 22nd-Complete the Court Graphic Organizer.  You may have a hard time finding answers in your book on the special courts.  The rest of the answers will be found in the book.  Once you fill in the blanks.  Take a look at the court documents and see if you can figure out which courts are being shown in those documents.


Chief Justice John Roberts on the Origin, Nature and Importance of the Supreme Court
Judicial Interpretation: Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer

Hippocampus Videos on the Legislative Branch

Ch.14 PPT


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