"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Friday, October 20, 2017

Week 11: Oct. 23-27, 2k17

Hey #Davis8, welcome to week three of the Constitution Unit!  We are diving right into the Amendments and will most likely finish them this week!  Below are some old video podcasts of stuff we've covered already in the Articles of the Constitution...


Article I and II of the Constitution Video Podcast


Articles III -VII of the Constitution Video Podcast



Day 1
In Class: Constitution Quiz!  Huzzah!
HW: None!

Day 2
In Class: Finish the Bill of Rights!  Huzzah --Federalism though...We need to look at the 10th amendment and see "federalism" here



HW: None!

Day 3
In Class: Continue with the Amendments! XI--XXXVII
HW: None!

Day 4
In Class: FINISH the Amendments...Huzzah!!
HW: None!

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Week 10: Oct. 16-20, 2k17

Welcome to Week 10 and our second week of the Constitution Unit!  Huzzah!  We're gonna pummel through the Supreme Court, Powers of the States, how supreme the Constitution is, how to ratify the Constitution, and some Amendments stuff!

Day 1
In Class:  Finish Article II and the Executive Branch -- Powers of the president and what the heck the president does...The Supreme Court and what the Supreme Court does!?
HW:  None...huzzah!

Day 2
In Class:  The JUDICIAL system -- Who is in the Supreme Court?  What makes it so supreme?  What is judicial review?  What is jurisdiction?  Ok three branches...What are they?


HW:  None...huzzah!

Day 3
In Class:  The relations among the states -- Supreme Law of the Land clause -- Ratification -- AMENDMENTS!  Huzzah!
HW:  None...huzzah!

Day 4
In Class:  AMENDMENTS!  Bill of Rights time!  BrainPop Bill of Rights
HW:  None...huzzah!



Tuesday, October 10, 2017

There's a Quiz tomorrow?

There's a quiz on the Constitution tomorrow?....You might wanna know this stuff then... :)

Friday, October 6, 2017

Week 9: October 9 - 13, 2k17

Hey #Davis8, welcome to week 2 of our government unit!  We're continuing reading the Constitution with hopes of getting through all three branches of government!

Day 1
In Class:  Powers of Congress!  What are the powers of Congress?  What are the powers denied to Congress?  Powers of the states?  Powers denied to the states?
HW:  None!

Day 2
In Class:  Article II -- The Executive Branch!  -- Qualifications -- Powers -- Powers denied



Air Force One..THE best plane EVER!!!


THE BEAST!  The Car of the President!


HW:  None!

Day 3
In Class:  Quiz on the Constitution -- Article III -- The Judicial Branch -- Supreme Court -- Judicial Review -- Jurisdiction -- Checks and Balances!

HW:  None!

Day 4
In Class:  Finish the Articles -- IV, V, VI, and VII -- Huzzah!
HW:  None!

Monday, October 2, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2k17

Hey #Davis8 I am not in today as you can clearly see...Here is what you've got to do today...

Watch the following flicks on your computers and answer these Q's in your notes:

  1. Were the Articles of Confederation a good government? Why/why not?
  2. Did the Articles of Confederation create a three branch government?
  3. Under the Articles, were the states equal in power?
  4. What were the two plans to create a Constitution?
  5. What was the Connecticut/Great Compromise?
  6. What were the supporters of the Constitution called?

***When you've watched the first video podcast: CLICK HERE and Read "Origins of the Constitution until "A New Constitution is Written!" 




When you finished answering those Q's above, watching my video podcast, and reading the Civics Doc above...Watch the video below :)  I'll be back Wednesday and we'll press on in learning about the Constitution and the laws that govern our great nation!  Huzzah!