January 13

posted Jan 13, 2012, 5:49 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Jan 17, 2012, 5:17 AM ]

Day #85Date:  January 13, 2012Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
How do state budget's work?
WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will understand what state budgets contain and where they get their funds.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will read for information, complete portions of an outline, and share their findings with the class.HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instruction
Class Activity:
Today we'll be talking about the two assignments you completed over the last two days that describe the budget process of the states. Check your own assignment for accuracy and add notes as necessary to understand the process.

Key questions (you should have answers to them by the end of class)
  • How is Washington's budget typical of state budgets across the country?
  • How is Washington's budget different from other state budgets?
  • How is Washington restricted in its attempts to meet its budget needs?
  • How should Washington deal with its budget problems?

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT WHAT TO DO


REMEMBER: To do your best on summative assessments, you'll need to use not only the information that we've discussed in class, but also include information from outside of classroom activities, either from information you already know, or from additional research you complete. Conduct your own research if necessary, or visit the Extension link below for ideas.
Formative Assessment

Homework tonight. The next assignment is due Tuesday:

7. In the Courtroom (25.3)

672-674

1, 3, 4, 5

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HOW YOU WILL DEMONSTRATE WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED TODAY
Summative Assessment


Our next summative (graded) assessment will be a blog post in answer to the following question:  
Explain how local and state governments play a role in your life. 
WHAT TO DO WHEN FINISHED WITH TODAY'S ACTIVITIES 
Extension


WHAT TO DO IF YOU'VE FINISHED THIS WEEK'S SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
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