Dear American Government Students;
New Assignments in Google Classroom. Here is the link to our Google classroom. www.classroom.google.com
Students I trust and hope you and your families are all healthy. As you know before break we were studying about Political Socialization and Political Ideology and Political Participation. Topics included political parties, elections, campaigns, Interest groups and the media. Next we would learn about how a bill becomes a law and then the final unit was to be on civil liberties and civil rights and the judicial branch.
I have put together a list of resources and attachments as you engage in learning about these topics over the next month. Please remember to check your student email, my webpage and our Google classroom daily. I will update it frequently. I will be adding resources and mini lecture videos covering important topics in the class. We will be meeting weekly in Zoom on Wednesdays at 10:00am to connect. The link can be found on my webpage, in your email, and on Google classroom. I have included a Zoom trouble shooting guide in Google classroom to help you. ZOOM GUIDE
Engagement Resources and plan:
- Crash course AP Government by Topic
Please look at the list of crash courses from the link below and watch the videos that match the topics above. I would like for you to send me comments and notes from the videos as to what you found the most interesting and what you want to learn more about. And please include any questions you may have about the topics. I have created an interactive form for you to capture your notes online and have posted it in our Goggle classroom for you to use.
- ICivics Course
- Here is another resource that is meant to be fun and engaging especially if you like online games.
The course features over 100 videos & study guides that break down all of the content & can be done at home.
- Political Ideology Links
Right before break as you may recall we were taking a series of ideology surveys to help you learn and determine where you might land on the political spectrum…meaning are you a conservative, liberal or somewhere in between. I have listed a few surveys for you to do to continue learning about this topic. Please send me an email with the results when you are done!
- US Citizenship test
One of the state requirements is that all government students pass the US Citizenship test.
I have included a practice quiz for you to practice and study. I also listed a youtube series reviewing all the questions and answers to all 100 questions. Most are super easy! Try it out.
Citizenship test 100 questions youtube video
Here is the link for practice tests.
- Current Events
Please watch the news coverage and stay current on the following topics:
Covid 19 Crisis: How has each level of Government responded to the crisis so far? Federal, State and City of Everett’s response?
Election primaries: where is the election at? Who will be the Democratic nominee? What stated have primaries left? When are they? Follow along.