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12/4/2017-12/8/2017

1st Block Earl 12/4/17 – 12/8/17 The big picture: SS7CG6 The student will compare and contrast various forms of government.a. Describe the ways government systems distribute power: unitary, confederation, and federal. b. Explain how governments determine citizen participation: autocratic, oligarchic, and democratic. c. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.   […]

11/13 -11/17

1st Block Earl 1/13/17 – 11/17/17 The big picture: SS7E8 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, market economies answer the economic questions of (1) what to produce, (2) how to produce, and (3) for whom to produce. b. Explain how most countries have a mixed economy located on a continuum […]

11/6-11/10

    1st Block Earl SS7H3 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southern and Eastern Asia leading to the 21st century.a. Describe how nationalism led to independence in India and Vietnam. b. Describe the impact of Mohandas Gandhi’s belief in non-violent protest. c. Explain the role of the United States in the rebuilding of […]

10/30-11/3

1st Block Earl SS7H3 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southern and Eastern Asia leading to the 21st century.a. Describe how nationalism led to independence in India and Vietnam. b. Describe the impact of Mohandas Gandhi’s belief in non-violent protest. c. Explain the role of the United States in the rebuilding of Japan after […]

10/23-10/27

1st BLOCK EARL Instructional Planning: Monday: Review for Assessment, which will be on Tuesday over Southern and Eastern Asia geography, environment, and religions vocabulary and concepts.     Religions graphic organizers/thinking maps 5 minutes to review flashcards, concept maps, and notes Word Wall drawing: students choose one of the vocabulary words to illustrate the meaning […]

10/16-10/20

1st Block Earl In this unit students will gain an understanding of the modern cultural and physical landscape of Southern and Eastern Asia. By learning of the diverse cultures, students will gain insight into the prominent religions of Southern and Eastern Asia and how literacy rates affect the standard of living. When examining the specific elements […]

10/12-10/13

1st Block Earl ELT: Reassessment over Civics and Government vocabulary will also be given during this time; study maps of Asia and new vocabulary for geography of Southern and Eastern Asia.   Assessment Uses: Assessment data from standards mastery assessments, progress monitoring and teacher observation influences instructional practices to provide remediation and/or enrichment according to student’s […]

10/2/17- 10/6/17

1st Block Earl ELT: Reassessment over Civics and Government vocabulary will also be given during this time; “Review basketball and kahoot” vocabulary review game   Assessment Uses: Assessment data from standards mastery assessments, progress monitoring and teacher observation influences instructional practices to provide remediation and/or enrichment according to student’s personal learning needs. Oral review/quiz at the end […]

9/25-9/29

1st Block Earl Instructional Planning: Monday: SS7CG4, SS7CG5 Students use webquest information from the CIA World Factbook to complete a writing prompt and two activities chosen from the options below. https://mattearlswiki.wikispaces.com/Southwest+Asia+Webquest Students can choose any two options from the choice board Tuesday: SS7CG4, SS7CG5 Students use webquest information from the CIA World Factbook to complete […]

9/18 -9/22

1st block Mr. Earl Instructional Planning: Monday: SS7CG4, SS7CG5 Flashcard vocabulary: New terms (MrEarlSS on quizlet) HOW CITIZENS PARTICIPATE Autocracy, oligarchy, democracy (parliamentary, presidential) AUTOCRACY Dictatorship or absolute monarchy; no citizen participation OLIGARCHY Rule by a small group; limited citizen participation DEMOCRACY Citizens participate by voting or running for office; parliamentary or presidential HOW GOVERNMENTS […]

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