• Friday 10/11 - no class due to pep rally

    Monday 10/7 - Thursday 10/10

    • Watch V for Vendetta
    • take notes to apply to essay

    Homework: essay due Tuesday 10/15

    Thursday 10/3

    • Presentations

    Homework: discussion prep

    Tuesday 10/1 and Wednesday 10/2

    • Library work on crisis phase of project

    Monday 9/30

    • Project presentations
    • Begin work on Crisis Phase

    Homework: crisis phase and presentation due Thursday, discussion prep for Friday

    Friday 9/27

    • No class (Day 7)
    • Presentations due on Monday!

    Monday 9/23 - Thursday 9/26

    • Project work in library
    • Presentations on Monday 9/30

    Friday 9/20

    • Discussion: should abortion be legal?

    Thursday 9/19

    • Begin working on Design a Government project

    Homework: discussion prep for tomorrow

    Wednesday 9/18 - no class, Day 7

    Tuesday, 9/17

    • Enlightenment philosopher presentations
    • Group quiz on Enlightenment ideals

    Homework: discussion prep

    Monday 9/16

    • Enlightenment philosopher presentation research

    Homework; presentation on your assigned philosopher due tomorrow. (If you were absent, you are excused from this).

    Friday 9/13

    • Discussion - Bryan leading, topic: gun control

    Homework: finish reading Social Contract if you didn't already

    Thursday 9/12

    • Human nature and systems of government - finish yesterday's discussion
    • Social Contract - notes, discussion, reading

    Homework: prep for discussion tomorrow, finish social contract reading and worksheet for Monday

    Wednesday 9/11

    • Systems of government - pros and cons of the five basic types
    • 4 corners discussion: human nature

    Homework: discussion prep for Friday

    Tuesday 9/10

    • systems of government - definitions and illustrations

    Homework: discussion prep for Friday

    Monday 9/9 - no class, Day 7

    Friday 9/6

    • Class discussion: homework policies

    Homework: none

    Thursday 9/5

    • Discussion paper rubric and expectations
    • Work time on discussion papers

    Homework; discussion prep for Friday

    Wednesday 9/4

    • Credible sources: guide to finding credible sources, practice worksheet
    • Work time on discussion research and papers

    Homework; discussion prep for Friday

    Tuesday 9/3

    • Apples to Apples game to practice making arguments
    • Discussion requirements (see files under "Discussion" link for a copy)

    Homework: prepare for discussion on Friday, signed contract due Friday

    Friday 8/30

    • Discussion groundrules
    • Yes, And game
    • Practice discussion of Mars Colony

    Thursday, 8/29

    • Introductions
    • Mars Colony group activity