Public Policy

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Date Topic Assignment Due
1-Introduction to Policy
Public Policy Introduction
Last One Standing!
Look sharp!
2-Policy Theory
Elite and Pluralist Policy Making Models
Start work on Policy Making Storyboard Project
Elite and Pluralist Policy Making Models
3-IOUSA
Make a Debt fourfold and fill it in as we watch IOUSA
National Debt Clock
Start work on Policy Making Storyboard Project
4 - IOUSA Teams
Taxpayer Receipt
Taxes in the US compared to other countries

Institutions of Government Jeopardy
Final Policy Review
Economic Policy
Debt fourfold
5 - DIY Public Policy Charts Bonus - Play Budget Game
Economic Policy

IOUSA Teams
6- Economic Policy FRQ Round Robin Public Policy FRQ round robin
  1. You will be in a team of four or five.
  2. You will receive a packet of AP GoPo Free Response Questions and answers.
  3. Look at the questions. Don't look at the answers!
  4. I will assign you a question to answer. You will have 15 minutes.
  5. Your team will write a rubric to answer the question you are assigned.
  6. You will teach your question and answer to the class.
  7. You will listen to other groups teach their questions and answers to class.
2002 Question #2 Answer
2006 Question #2 Answer
2006 Question #3 Answer
2008 Question #3 Answer
DIY Policy Infographic
7- Inequality Wealth Inequality LessonFRQ + Answer to Economics Compelling Question
8- Budgetary ProcessWork until you solve the deficit in the
NY TIMES INTERACTIVE BUDGET CHALLENGE
then print out and turn in your budget or click on "share your link" and email me the link to your budget

Wealth Inequality-Assignment - Choice of 1
9- Social Policy IntroductionSocial Policy - Health Care Costs
Social Policy - health care outcomes
12% of US births are preterm, putting us on par with
Kenya, Turkey, Thailand, East Timor and Honduras.


Social Policy Journal Review
10-Social Policy Think TanksSocial Policy Think TanksSocial Policy Think Tanks
11-Foreign & Military PolicyForeign Policy Positions
Take a look at the number of casualties in the War in Afghanistan and check out The Cost of War Counter and Trade Offs-National Priorities Project

Foreign Policy/Military Policy Homework
12-Foreign AidForeign Aid
2011 Foreign Aid Numbers


Policy Review Sheet
13-Policy FishbowlImmigration FishbowlImmigration Fishbowl Post
14-Policy Project & Policy ReviewFinal Policy Review
Final Jeopardy

FRQ Review

Immigration Fishbowl Editorial &
Policy Making Storyboard Project
15-TestTest
All Tests and Review
Next Unit - Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

All The Lessons from all the Units are Available on my Website
Unit 1 - The Constitution
Unit 2 - Political Culture
Unit 3 - Political Process
Unit 4 - Part 1 - Congress
Unit 4 - Part 2 - Presidency
Unit 4 - Part 3 - Judiciary

Unit 4 - Part 4 - Bureaucracy

Unit 5 - Public Policy
Unit 6 - Civil Rights & Liberties
GoPo Pro - all the Tests & Reviews
Student GoPo Pro - Student Review Guide

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Unit 1 - The Constitution
Unit 2 - Political Culture
Unit 3 - Political Process
Unit 4 - Part 1 - Congress
Unit 4 - Part 2 - Presidency
Unit 4 - Part 3 - Judiciary

Unit 4 - Part 4 - Bureaucracy

Unit 5 - Public Policy
Unit 6 - Civil Rights and Liberties