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January 9

posted Jan 9, 2013, 6:30 AM by Peter Knowles
Learning Target ImageWhat will I be able to do when I've finished this lesson?   What idea, topic, or subject is important for me to learn and understand so that I can do this?   What will I do to show that I can do this? How well will I have to do this?
 Create a list of my current representatives in government at the state, county, and local level.
How is my area of the State of Washington organized in terms of elected representation?
Collect information about the different elected officials in my area using a variety of Internet sites.This is a formative assessment; I need to collect the information so I can work with it later to show how well I understand even bigger concepts.

Last night's homework was to read Chapter 24.3: Counties, Towns, etc. (pages 643-648, questions 1, 2,3,5) We'll start there, with any questions you might have. Be ready to ask them. 

Then, we'll go over yesterday's in-class assignment. Open your copy of the State & Local Government assignment, and get ready with some questions.

Finally, we'll go back to Monday's assignment about the State's Executive branch.

Whew! 

No homework tonight.

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