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Apr

Week of April 15, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

 

  American Government

This week we will finish our work on the Ohio Constitution and begin prep for the AIR Test

Black Experience II

This week we will finish our discussion of Chapter 16: Conciliation, Agitation and Migration

Monday

(4/15/19)

  • AIR Test Review: The Government’s Use Of Monetary Policy (Google Classroom)
  • Ch 16 Test Corrections
Tuesday

(4/16/19)

  • AIR Test Review: Quizlet Live
  • None For Under 21
  • None For Under 21
  • In-class study hall
Wednesday

(4/17/19)

  • AIR Test Part I
  • In-class study hall
  • Ch 18 Introduction
  • Lecture: African Americans and The Great Depression
Thursday

(4/18/19)

  • AIR Test Part II
  • In-class study hall
  • Lecture: African Americans and The First/Second New Deal
Friday

(4/19/19)

  • No School/Good Friday
  • No School/Good Friday
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Apr

Week of April 8, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we will continue prepping for the AIR Test

Black Experience II

This week we will discuss Ch 17 African Americans and the 1920s

Monday

(4/8/19)

  • AIR Test Review: The Anti-Federalists and Federalists (Google Classroom)
  • Ch 17 Overview
  • Strikes and Red Scares
  • AA and Labor Unions
    • A Philip Randolph
Tuesday

(4/9/19)

  • AIR Test Review: The Constitution and Amendments (Quizlet Live)
  • Varieties of Racism
    • Scientific Racism, Eugenics and White Supremacy
  • The Birth Of A Nation
Wednesday

(4/10/19)

  • AIR Test Review: The Structure of National Government (Google Classroom)
  • Protest, Pride and Pan-Africanism
    • The NAACP
    • Marcus Garvey
    • Cultural Development
Thursday

(4/11/19)

  • AIR Test Overview: Resolution of Conflicts (Google Classroom)
  • The Harlem Renaissance
Friday

(4/12/19)

  • AIR Test Review: Rights and Responsibilities of U S Citizens (Google Classroom)
  • The Harlem Renaissance
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Apr

Week of April 1, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we will finish our work on the Ohio Constitution and begin prep for the AIR Test

Black Experience II

This week we will finish our discussion of Chapter 16: Conciliation, Agitation and Migration

Monday

(4/1/19)

  • Notes: The Ohio Constitution
  • Ch 16 Lecture: Finish Black Greek Letter Organizations
Tuesday

(4/2/19)

  • Go over: The Ohio Constitution Packet
  • Ch 16 Lecture: Presidential Politics-Race Riots
Wednesday

(4/3/19)

  • The Ohio Constitution Quiz/AIR Test Overview
  • Ch 16 Lecture: Race Riots-The Great Migration
Thursday

(4/4/19)

  • AIR Test Review: Analyzing Information To Determine Credibility (Google Classroom)
  • Chapter 16 Test
Friday

(4/5/19)

  • Basic Principles of Government (Google Classroom)
  • Begin Chapter 17
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Mar

Week of March 18, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we continue to prep for our debate, host our debate and focus on the Ohio Constitution

Black Experience II

This week we will begin our discussion of Chapter 16: Conciliation, Agitation and Migration

Monday

(3/18/19)

(Shortened period: Please Stay Assembly)

  • Border Debate: Background Video Questions
  • Ch 16 Lecture: Race and the Progressive Movement → Black Women and the Club Movement
Tuesday

(3/19/19)

  • Review: Background Vocabulary, Articles and Videos
  • Border Debate: Generate Pro and Con arguments
  • Ch 16 Lecture: Black Muckrakers → Black Greek Lettered Organizations
Wednesday

Shortened Periods

(3/20/19)

  • Border Debate
  • Crowdsourcing Project with TRHS Library/Library of Congress: Mary Church Terrell
Thursday

(3/21/19)

  • The Ohio Constitution
  • Read: Chapter 16
Friday

(3/22/19)

  • The Ohio Constitution
  • Read: Chapter 16
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Mar

Week of March 4, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we begin our discuss The Judicial Branch

Black Experience II

This week we will finish our discussion of Ch 15 Black Southerners Challenge White Supremacy

Monday

(3/4/19)

  • Congressman Tim Ryan visit prep
  • Lecture: Supreme Court History and Precedents
  • Complete Supreme Court History and Precedents Worksheet
  • Ch 15 Lecture: Overview – W.E. B. Dubois
Tuesday

(3/5/19)

  • Congressman Tim Ryan
  • Complete Supreme Court History and Precedents Worksheet
  • Ch 15 Lecture: Talented Tenth-Colorism/Color Consciousness
Wednesday

Shortened Periods

(3/6/19)

  • Review: Complete Supreme Court History and Precedents Worksheet
  • Mindfulness

Homework: Study for Supreme Court Quiz

  • Ch 15 Lecture: Church and Religion-Buffalo Soldiers
Thursday

(3/7/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Supreme Court Quiz
  • State/Local Court Structure
  • Ch 15 Lecture: African Americans in the Navy-Philippine Insurrection
Friday

(3/8/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Moot Court
  • Ch 15 Lecture: African businesspeople-African Americans and Law
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Feb

Week of February 25, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we begin our discuss The Judicial Branch

Black Experience II

This week we will finish our discussion of Ch 14 White Supremacy Triumphant African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century and hosting the Black History Month Read-In

Monday

(2/25/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Current Events: Venezuela
  • Lecture: (The Federal Courts) Jurisdiction-Original and Appellate Jurisdiction

Homework: Read Ch 8 Section 1

  • Mindfulness
  • Ch 14 Test Review
  • Black History Month Read-In Prep
    • When They Call You A Terrorist Chapters 13-16/Journal Entry
Tuesday

(2/26/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Quiz
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Lecture: Constitutional Courts-Court of International Trade

Homework: Read Ch 8 Section 2

  • Black History Month Read-In
Wednesday

Shortened Periods

(2/27/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Lecture: Legislative Courts-Judicial Philosophy
  • Mindfulness
  • Ch 14 Test
Thursday

(2/28/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Quiz
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Test Review
  • Mindfulness
  • Chapter 15
Friday

(3/1/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • The Federal Courts Test
  • Mindfulness
  • Chapter 15
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Feb

Week of February 11, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we discuss the Federal Budget Process, The Federal Reserve, Monetary Policy and Foreign Policy

Black Experience II

This week we will continue our discussion of Ch 14 White Supremacy Triumphant African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century and host the Black History Month Read-In

Monday

(2/11/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Test Review
  • Compare/Contrast Congressional vs Presidential Powers
  • Federal Budget Process
  • Lecture: Caricutures-African Americans and Southern Courts
  • Mindfulness

Homework: Black History Month Read-In Prep

    • When They Call You A Terrorist Chapters 5-8/Journal Entry
Tuesday

(2/12/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Monetary Policy and The Federal Reserve System
  • Black History Month Read-In
Wednesday

Shortened Periods

(2/13/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Quiz: The Federal Budget, Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy Quiz
  • View: Slavery By Another Name
  • Mindfulness
Thursday

(2/14/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Foreign Policy
  • View: Slavery By Another Name
  • Mindfulness
Friday

(2/15/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Foreign Policy
  • Chapter 14 Test

American Government Academic Content Standards for this week:

Topic: Civic Involvement

Students can engage societal problems and participate in opportunities to contribute to the common good through governmental and nongovernmental channels.

Content Statements:

  1. Political parties, interest groups and the media provide opportunities for civic involvement through various means. (The Road To The White House)

Topic: Civic Participation and Skills

Democratic government is enhanced when individuals exercise the skills to effectively participate in civic affairs.

Content Statements:

  1. Issues can be analyzed through the critical use of information from public records, surveys, research data and policy positions of advocacy groups. (Current Events/Immigration Reform Debate)
  2. The processes of persuasion, compromise, consensus building and negotiation contribute to the resolution of conflicts and differences. (Immigration Reform Debate)

Topic: Basic Principles of the U.S. Constitution

Principles related to representative democracy are reflected in the articles and amendments of the U.S. Constitution and provide structure for the government of the United States.

Content Statements:

  1. As the supreme law of the land, the U.S. Constitution incorporates basic principles which help define the government of the United States as a federal republic including its structure, powers and relationship with the governed. (Structure of ExecutiveBranch/Presidential Powers)

Topic: Structure and Functions of the Federal Government

Three branches compose the basic structure of the federal government. Public policy is created through the making of laws, the execution of the laws and the adjudication of  disputes under the laws.

Content Statements:

  1. Law and public policy are created and implemented by three branches of government; each functions with its own set of powers and responsibilities (Current Event & Public Policy)

Topic: Public Policy

Federal, state and local governments address problems and issues by making decisions, creating laws, enforcing regulations and taking action.

Content Statements:

  1. A variety of entities within the three branches of government, at all levels, address public policy issues which arise in domestic and international affairs. (Federal Bureaucracy)
  2. Individuals and organizations play a role within federal, state and local governments in helping to determine public (domestic and foreign) policy(Federal Bureaucracy)

 Topic: Government and the Economy

The actions of government play a major role in the flow of economic activity. Governments consume and produce goods and services. Fiscal and monetary policies, as well as economic regulations, provide the means for government intervention in the economy.

Content Statements:

  1. The federal government uses spending and tax policy to maintain economic stability and foster economic growth. Regulatory actions carry economic costs and benefits. (Federal Budget Process/Current Events: possible DHS shutdown over presidential immigration reform plan)
  2. The Federal Reserve System uses monetary tools to regulate the nation’s money supply and moderate the effects of expansion and contraction in the economy.
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Feb

Week of February 4, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we begin our discussion of Presidential Roles and Powers

Black Experience II

This week we will begin our discussion of Ch 14 White Supremacy Triumphant African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century and host the Black History Month Read-In

Monday

(2/4/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Lecture: Presidential Terms and Salary-Roles and Powers of the President
  • Black History Month Read-In Prep
    • When They Call You A Terrorist Chapters 1-4/Journal Entry
Tuesday

(2/5/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Lecture: Leadership Styles-Presidential Disability
  • State of the Union
  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Read-In
Wednesday

Shortened Periods

(2/6/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • State of the Union Re-cap
  • Lecture: The Federal Bureaucracy-Political Appointees
  • Mindfulness
  • Lecture: Post-Reconstruction/ Redemption Characteristics-Segregation (Minstrels: Black Face/Caricatures)
Thursday

(2/7/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Black History Month Fact
  • Quizlet Live
  • Mindfulness
  • CCP: Finals due
  • CP: Digital Exhibit Project Work
Friday

(2/8/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Test: Presidential Roles and Powers
  • Mindfulness
  • Kwanzaa Celebration

American Government Academic Content Standards for this week:

Topic: Civic Involvement

Students can engage societal problems and participate in opportunities to contribute to the common good through governmental and nongovernmental channels.

Content Statements:

  1. Political parties, interest groups and the media provide opportunities for civic involvement through various means. (The Road To The White House)

Topic: Civic Participation and Skills

Democratic government is enhanced when individuals exercise the skills to effectively participate in civic affairs.

Content Statements:

  1. Issues can be analyzed through the critical use of information from public records, surveys, research data and policy positions of advocacy groups. 
  2. The processes of persuasion, compromise, consensus building and negotiation contribute to the resolution of conflicts and differences. 

Topic: Basic Principles of the U.S. Constitution

Principles related to representative democracy are reflected in the articles and amendments of the U.S. Constitution and provide structure for the government of the United States.

Content Statements:

  1. As the supreme law of the land, the U.S. Constitution incorporates basic principles which help define the government of the United States as a federal republic including its structure, powers and relationship with the governed. (Structure of ExecutiveBranch/Presidential Powers)

Topic: Structure and Functions of the Federal Government

Three branches compose the basic structure of the federal government. Public policy is created through the making of laws, the execution of the laws and the adjudication of  disputes under the laws.

Content Statements:

  1. Law and public policy are created and implemented by three branches of government; each functions with its own set of powers and responsibilities 

Topic: Public Policy

Federal, state and local governments address problems and issues by making decisions, creating laws, enforcing regulations and taking action.

Content Statements:

  1. A variety of entities within the three branches of government, at all levels, address public policy issues which arise in domestic and international affairs. (Federal Bureaucracy)
  2. Individuals and organizations play a role within federal, state and local governments in helping to determine public (domestic and foreign) policy.

(Federal Bureaucracy)

Topic: Government and the Economy

The actions of government play a major role in the flow of economic activity. Governments consume and produce goods and services. Fiscal and monetary policies, as well as economic regulations, provide the means for government intervention in the economy.

Content Statements:

  1. The federal government uses spending and tax policy to maintain economic stability and foster economic growth. Regulatory actions carry economic costs and benefits. (Federal Budget Process)
  2. The Federal Reserve System uses monetary tools to regulate the nation’s money supply and moderate the effects of expansion and contraction in the economy.
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Jan

Week of January 7, 2019

by Nikki Marchmon-Boykin in Boykin's Blog

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  American Government

This week we begin our Mock E-Congress

Black Experience II

This week we will discuss the Reconstruction Period  

Monday

(1/7/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Go over Midterm short answer essays
  • Introduce E-Congress
    • Isidewith.com if students want to reevaluate political party
  • Student Log-In with Teacher Code
  • Phase I Worksheet (5 pts)
  • Mindfulness
  • Syllabi: CCP and CP
  • Current Events update from break and connection to content for semester
Tuesday

(1/8/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Go over Phase I Worksheet
  • Phase II Section I (5 pts)
  • Mindfulness
  • Lecture:
    • Set: Read pgs 136-139; 144-145 Generalizations-Sharecropping
Wednesday

Shortened Periods

(1/9/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Go over Phase II Section 1
  • Students caucus with party members and choose leadership
  • Oath of Office
  • Brief Discussion: Have a few students share topics and what they learned from research
  • Mindfulness
  • Reparations Mini-Debate Prep
Thursday

(1/10/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Go over Phase II Section I
  • Phase II Section 2 (5 pts)/Section 3 (5 pts)
  • Mindfulness
  • Reparations Debate
  • Homework/Journal Response: Reparations Debate Response
Friday

(1/11/19)

  • Mindfulness
  • Go over Phase II Section 2 and 5
  • Discussion: political party positions on their topics
  • Notesheet: Government Budget Process; Review: public policy, bills, resolutions Phase II Section 5 (5 pts) and 7 (5 pts)
  • Mindfulness
  • Lecture: The Black Church-White response to education
  • Mini-Presentations: HBCUs; due 1/1519
  • Watch-Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

American Government Academic Content Standards for this week:

Ohio Learning Standards relevant to this week’s focus are:

Topic: Basic Principles of the U.S. Constitution

Principles related to representative democracy are reflected in the articles and amendments of the U.S. Constitution and provide structure for the government of the United States.

Content Statements:

  1. As the supreme law of the land, the U.S. Constitution incorporates basic principles which help define the government of the United States as a federal republic including its structure, powers and relationship with the governed.

Topic: Structure and Functions of the Federal Government

Three branches compose the basic structure of the federal government. Public policy is created through the making of laws, the execution of the laws and the adjudication of disputes under the laws.

Content Statements:

  1. Law and public policy are created and implemented by three branches of government; each functions with its own set of powers and responsibilities.
  2. The political process creates a dynamic interaction among the three branches of government in addressing current issues.