Congress Unit Part ii

Date
Topic
Assignment Due
Monday No Class today, but please read and listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's I have a Dream Speech

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
No Class today, but please read and listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's I have a Dream Speech

Tuesday Congress Test Review Sheet - Test is on 1/29
Congress Terms
Work on Congress Project - due on 1/28

Wednesday Arts Wednesday
Thursday Congress Voting
Reapportionment and Redistricting



Congressional Powers Diagram
Work on Congress Project - due on 1/28
Congress Test Review Sheet - Test is on 1/29
Fair Vote - Redistricting and play redistricting roulette
Play The Redistricting Game
Friday Nickelback More Popular Than Congress

Make a Diagram of the powers of Congress: list the powers exclusive to the House, the powers exclusive to the Senate, and the powers shared by both chambers.
Work on Congress Project - due on 1/30

Next week's Fishbowl - DRUGS on Tuesday
Post about our topic on the following page by Monday.
Here's some sites to research: Legalization of Drugs - Pro/Con Medical Marijuana Debate Legalization of Drugs

Last Week's Schedule
Next Week's Schedule
Spring Schedule
Congress Project - is due on Monday 1/28
Congress Test Review Sheet - Test is on Tuesday, 1/29

Mountains Beyond Mountains Part II discussion Questions
Haitian History
Why is Haiti so poor?

Interviews

Read through page 121 (part 2) in Mountains Beyond Mountains. Watch/Listen to any one of the Paul Farmer interviews below and write five thoughtful questions you would like to ask Paul Farmer.
Paul Farmer on Charlie Rose
Paul Farmer on Democracy Now
Paul Farmer on NPR's Fresh Air
Paul Farmer on KQED