Unit IV - Chapters 6, 8 & 10

Socialization, Parties & Interest Groups

Tuesday/Wednesday, October 13/14 - Canvas Assignment Due!

Unit III Group Presentations


1st Period:

Parents v. Seattle - Dillion, Sariah, Jessica, Claire

Gideon v. Wainwright- Kenny, Maddy, Taylor

2nd Period:

Parents v. Seattle - Blaze, Bryson, Christian, Tony

Gideon v. Wainwright- Alexa, Danielle, Baylee, Tyler

3rd Period:

Gideon v. Wainwright - Yanet, Hayden, Maria, Craig

5th Period:

Gideon v. Wainwright- Shelby Lee, Isabel, Kaylyn


Project Rubric

Peer Evaluation

Presentation How-To

Google Slides How-To


Finish Public Opinion/Political Socialization Lesson:

Public Opinion and Political Socialization

Public Opinion & Candidates (Flip-flopping) SNL Skit

Public Opinion Handout

Public Opinion Model

Political Socialization Model

Political Ideologies PowerPoint

Liberal v. Conservatives Issue Analysis


Political Socialization Assignment Due on Canvas at midnight on Wednesday!


Political Socialization PowerPoint

Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #33
Shaping Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #34

Thursday/Friday, October 15/16 - UNIT III EXAM DAY

Unit III Exam

- Unit III Exam Review


George Gallup In-Class Reading and Discussion


In-Class Public Opinion Activity

The Gallup Trends website

National Relations: Republicans vs. Democrats - Studio C

Sunday, October 18

- Ch. 6 Practice Quiz Due (on Canvas)

- Unit III Current Event Due (on Canvas)

Monday, October 19

Ch. 6 In-Class Reading Quiz (No notes!)


Discuss the Two-Party System and Third Parties

Political Parties PowerPoint

Two-Party System Handout

Party Platform Activity


HOMEWORK:

Read "The Decline of Collective Responsibility in American Politics" by Morris Fiorina

- Bring 1 page of notes (gets you into the discussion - 20 points)!

- You can use your notes on your quiz!


Guided Reading Questions:

1. How have strong party systems clarified politics for Americans?

2. Identify and explain two major political reforms of recent times that have drastically impacted the strength of our two-party system.

3. Cite examples of how the decline of our two-party system has impacted the party-in-electorate.

4. Cite examples of how the decline of our two-party system has impacted the party-in-government.

5. Identify and explain the three major consequences of the decline of collective responsibility by our political parties.

Tuesday/Wednesday, October 20-21

In-Class Reading Quiz - M. Fiorina "The Decline of Collective Responsibility in American Politics"


Unit IV Presentations

"The Decline of Collective Responsibility in American Politics" by Morris Fiorina

1st period

John, Brittany, Jericka, Zach

2nd period

Gio, Tony, Ashley, Bailee

3rd period

Jacquelyn, Carter, Chelsea, Vance

5th Period

Sharita, Parker, Auburn


Reading and Questions

Group Presentation Rubric

Peer Evaluation

Presentation How-To

How to Create and Share Google Slides


Interest Groups Discussion

- DIfferences between interest groups and political parties

- Major interest groups

- Who they back https://www.opensecrets.org/

- How lobbying works

- Interest Groups and the Iron Triangle

Thursday/Friday, October 22/23 - Unit IV Exam

Sunday, October 25 - Current Event Due

- Current event due on Canvas