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

--John Adams

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Daily Calendar of Class Activities

December 8
Civics Test Part B

December 9
Introduce the Presidency -- George Washingon and the Presidential Project

George Washington Pres Project Due Wednesday Next Week!
December 10
George Washington -- Mr. President, Neutral with Britain and France, Native American Affairs

December 11
How to create a Presidential Project -- Template of George Washington created in class
--Presidential Project on George Washington Due THURSDAY December 18

December 12
The Legacy of George Washington and the bar he set as the President of the United States, Introduce John Adams and the Federalists
-January due dates posted on calendar in classroom

December 13
Election of 1796 -- John Adams and his four years in office
-XYZ Affair
-Alien and Sedition Acts
-Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

December 14
The Legacy of George Washington in classs writing assignment
-Three paragraph essay illustrating George Washington's legacy as one of the greatest Presidents of the United States

December 15
-Summary of John Adams, Election of 1800 -- Introduction of Political Parties in America
-Federalist v. Democratic Republican (Alexander Hamilton v. Thomas Jefferson)
George Washington Pres Project due tomorrow

December 16
-Thomas Jefferson -- Jeffersonian Democracy, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, the abuse of Power?
George Washington Presidential Project due

December 17
Summary of the Presidents -- The Presidents DVD -- Washington, Adams, Jefferson
Have a safe Winter Holiday Break!
End of 2nd Quarter