Unit 3 Political Party Quiz Thur 10/22/15

Quiz on Thursday – though a quiz, will be a gold category.
Study: One Big Party Handout, History of Political Parties Chart (done with Coach Mizzell), Politial Party System Notes, Democrat & Republican platforms

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If you have not taken the political survey and shared your results with me, please follow these directions:
Go to isidewith.com
Take quiz
Share results – select image
Copy the image and paste to a google doc
name that google doc with your last name and share it with me

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World Government Definitions Handout

IF you need a refresher on the types of governments listed on https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2128.html attached is the information sheet that defines the different types. worldGovernmentTypes

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Governments Around the World Project

Gold Grade “Governments Around the World” Project is due by the end of the day Friday, October 9, 2015. Research will be finished tomorrow during class, and Part II will begin. Part II directions and template are attached, as well as the grading checklist (2nd page of template). Governments Around the World Project Part II & Grading Checklist

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Federalism Powerpoint


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Honors Government Syllabus


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Government Syllabus


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Colony Contrast & Compare Essay

Three things are due Monday October 20 by the end of the day:
1)Your Final Essay
2)The Peer Review Checklist that was completed on your paper
3)The original (rough draft) essay that was edited

I have attached the directions for the essay and a copy of the peer editing checklist.


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Important SGA Dates & Info

The School Year has arrived…ready or not! We are starting out the gate with several SGA activities:

Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 5th – SCBOE Kickoff Classic (SGA serving as ambassadors/hospitality)
-Meet at 7:30AM at the McChesney Student Activity Center (see attached map). It is just down the hill from the president’s house on the UM campus.
-Wear blue MHS shirt given to you this summer. If you have not picked yours up, please come by the school today to do so.
-We should be done by around 9:00am, as we are mainly greeting faculty and staff from around Shelby County.

Friday, August 8th – Remember Ollie Day. Students bring a $1 to wear yellow/purple in honor of Ollie Tetloff, the little MES boy who recently lost his battle with cancer. All proceeds to be donated to the family.


Saturday, August 9th- MHS Leadership Workshop 9am-2pm at MHS Cafeteria. All SGA students required to attend. Lunch plans TBA (not sure if it will be provided-we are working on it) Informal dress-come ready to plan, work, and play!!!!

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Awesome opportunity for student reporters with APT!!!

Alabama Public Television (APT) is looking for student reporters for year two of its webcast series, Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement. The deadline to apply is August 25, 2014.

This is a great opportunity, especially for Juniors and Seniors at MHS! See attachment for information and links to their website! final CALL_FOR_STUDENT_REPORTERS for Project C 2014

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