January 9

posted Jan 9, 2012, 6:19 AM by Peter Knowles
Day #82Date:  January 9, 2012Social Studies Standards 
Vocabulary Terms 
Target Question
What does a state's governor do?
WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will understand how state governors do their jobsWHAT 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:
1) Today we finish looking at the chief executive of a state's government: the governor.
Open your Google Doc from last week called CH 24.2: The Governor and be prepared to explain your answers to the class. Collect information from others as we go through the outline.

2) Afterward, you'll be working with one partner to collect information about the other people who play a role in state and local government.
    Open a Google Doc Template called: Get to know your elected representatives.
    Work with your partner to follow the links provided and get the names of the people who represent you.

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, due tomorrow. The assignment is:

4. Cities and Metropolitan Areas (24.4)

Pgs: 650-657

Q's: 2,3,5,6

Due: 1/10


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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