Fall Schedule Civics and Economics 10th Grade and Advanced

Fall Term 2014
Magruder's American Government
Dates Topic Unit/Chapter Fishbowl Essays/Tests Projects Journals
8/18 - 8/22
We have class on Wednesday
Principles of Government 1.Foundations of American Government
Chapter 1




8/25 - 8/29
Begin Arts Wednesdays
Origins of American Government
Chapter 2



9/2- 9/5
NO CLASS ON MONDAY
The Constitution Chapter 3


Democracy Rocks
Due on 9/2

9/8 - 9/12 Federalism Chapter 4
Madison Raps on 9/9

Journal Review on 9/12
9/15 - 9/19 Federalism Part 2 Outside Readings



9/22 - 9/26
Social Capital
2.Political Behavior
Chapter 5

Unit 1 test on 9/22



9/29 - 10/3 - MIDTERM Ideology Chapter 6


Bowling Alone Project on 9/30

10/8 - 10/10 - FALL BREAK
We have class on Wednesday
Political Culture
Political Landscape
Political Landscape part ii
Political Parties
Voters and Voter Behavior
The Electoral Process
Chapter 7



10/13 - 10/17
Mass Media and Public Opinion Chapter 8


Journal Review on Media 10/13
10/20 - 10/24
Mass Media
Media Part ii
Media Part iii
Chapter 8 Media on 10/21 Media 10/22

Unit 2 Test 10/24
Media Project - due on 11/120
10/27 - 10/31
Congress Unit 3.Legislative Branch
Chapter 10



Journal Review
on Congress 10/28
11/3 - 11/7
ELECTION DAY IS 11/4
Powers of Congress Chapter 11

Congress Project due 11/7
11/10 - 11/14Congress in Action
Chapter 12
Unit 3 test 10/14

11/17 - 11/21The Presidency
4. Executive Branch
Chapter 13




11/24 - 11/25
THANKSGIVING BREAK
The Presidency in ActionChapter 14 & 15



12/1 - 12/5
Financing GovernmentChapter 16
Unit 4 test 10/14IOUSA project due 12/5
12/8 - 12/11 - FINAL EXAMSFINAL EXAM

Final Exam
Cumulative Test of chapters 1-16


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