Judicial Branch Assignment -- copies are in the Friday folder.
On Wednesday we finished our study of the executive branch; On Thursday we took the Executive Branch test.
Today in class we corrected last night's homework. We also took notes on presidential leadership.
The homework is to study for Thursday's test.
Today in class we took notes on the EOP and bureaucratic influences. If you were absent, get the notes from a a friend.
Test is Wednesday or Thursday of this week.
Today in class we identified the responsibilities of the cabinet departments.
Executive Branch test is next week - Probably on Thursday.
Today in class we read Article II of the Constitution and identified the powers of the President. We also took notes on the Federal Bureaucracy.
Reminders: Executive Branch Test on Wednesday or Thursday of next week.
Make up tests/Re-tests need to be completed by January 7th.
Today in class we completed the following essay assignment.
In Class Writing
· Use essay form (paragraphs and complete sentences).
· Neatness counts.
· Do your best work.
· Cite your evidence.
Should the Electoral College be reformed?
If yes, provide two reasons it should be reformed AND explain how it should be reformed. Defend your answer.
If no, provide three reasons that it should not be reformed. Defend your answer.
Today in class we continued our study of the Electoral College. If you were absent, continue analyzing the documents received yesterday, looking for evidence that supports and opposes abolishing the Electoral College.
We also took notes on Electoral College reform plans.
Today in class we took notes on the Electoral College AND identified reasons for and against abolishing it. If you were absent, be sure to get the notes from a friend.
HW: 6 reasons for and/or against abolishing the Electoral College due at the start of class on Tuesday.
Today in class we:
- Reviewed the video questions from yesterday.
- Corrected the Presidential Succession and Presidential Responsibilities work from yesterday.
- Took introductory notes on the Executive Branch.
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