2017 Civics week 1

7th Grade Civics Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

10.) Describe individual and civic responsibilities of citizens of the United States.

 

Examples: individual—respect for rights of others, self-discipline, negotiation, compromise, fiscal responsibility.

 

o   Have student write a short essay about why we need government.

o   Turn and Talk:

·       Why do we need government?

·       What is your role within the group?

·       Who is part of the Government?

 

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

10.) Describe individual and civic responsibilities of citizens of the United States.

 

Examples: individual—respect for rights of others, self-discipline, negotiation, compromise, fiscal responsibility.

 

o   View ACOS and write their own I CAN statement.

o   Reading for main idea page 6

o   Civics, Citizens and Citizenship.

o   Reading for main idea 7-9

o   Need and functions of the government

 

 

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

10.) Describe individual and civic responsibilities of citizens of the United States.

 

Examples: individual—respect for rights of others, self-discipline, negotiation, compromise, fiscal responsibility.

 

o   Reading for main idea 7-9

o   Needs and functions of the government

o

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

10.) Describe individual and civic responsibilities of citizens of the United States.

 

Examples: individual—respect for rights of others, self-discipline, negotiation, compromise, fiscal responsibility.

 

o   Notes on the pathway to citizenship

o   Use al.com: Alabama lawmakers require citizenship test for high schoolers

o

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

10.) Describe individual and civic responsibilities of citizens of the United States.

 

Examples: individual—respect for rights of others, self-discipline, negotiation, compromise, fiscal responsibility.

 

o   The student will work in group and take the US citizens test.

o   https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship

 

 

week 16 GOV

7th Grade Civics Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

2.) Explain essential characteristics of the political system of the United States, including the organization and function of political parties and the process of selecting political leaders.

o   Review Day

o   The big compromises.

o   Compare the Virginia plan to the New Jersey plan.

o   Look at the Great Compromise.

o   Discuss the 3/5 Compromise.

o

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

I can list the major issues that led to the new government.

I can explain the main problems the founders had in writing a new government.

I can resist the Preamble to the Constitution

 

o   Pg 88 in the new book.

o   Understanding the New Governments goals

o   RACE: What goals did the founders have for the new government under the Constitution.

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   Begin testing Preamble
Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

I can explain how the US Constitution divides up the number of representatives in the House and Senate.

I can list the Qualification to be a member of each house of the legislature.

I can tell what powers the US Constitution defines and limits to Congress.

o   Complete testing preamble

o   Take home Quiz

o

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

. 5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   RACE pg 94: What is the role of each branch of the government?

o

 

Geo Week 16

7th Grade Geography Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam

 

 

o   Quiz review day

o   Race writing review:

o   What social spilt was made worse by the change made under the rule of Ataturk?

o   What has Jerusalem been the scene of some many violent clashes?

o

o

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam

 

o   Long Quiz ch 17

o   Start voc ch 18

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam

 

o   Begin ch 18 diamond charts

o   Physical Geography: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and Iran

o   Review I CAN statements

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

I can explain how religion affects peoples everyday lives and the conflicts that is causes.

I can compare the influences of other counties around the world on the countries of the middles east

o   Diamond chart covering the Arabian Peninsula

o   Diamond chart covering Qatar, and U. A. E.

o   map/ history / geography and culture

o

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam

o   RACE: What are the main cultural aspects of Islam in Saudi Arabia?

o   How has the schism in Islam led to conflict in the region?

 

Week 15 GEO

7th Grade Geography Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam

 

 

o   Make on Israel side of the chart

o   News about Israeli election

o   Video: understanding the Israeli Palestinian conflict

o

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam.

o   Israeli Palestinian conflict: looking at the conflict from both sides.
Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam.

o   Diamond chart covering Israeli

o   map/ history / geography and culture

o   The student will read through ch 17 section 3 about the county of turkey and use the diamond chart as their notes.

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam.

o   Diamond chart covering Syria

o   map/ history / geography and culture

o   The student will read through ch 17 section 4 about the county of Syria and use the diamond chart as their notes.

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Explain how cultural features, traits, and diffusion help define regions, including religious structures, agricultural patterns, ethnic enclaves, ethnic restaurants, and the spread of Islam.

o   Diamond chart covering Lebanon

o   map/ history / geography and culture

o   The student will read through ch 17 section 4 about the county of Lebanon and use the diamond chart as their notes.

o   Use old book

 

Gov week 15

7th Grade Civics Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   Complete the date of the time line that led up to the writing of the Constitution

o   RACE pg 35-37: What were the problems with the government under the Articles of Confederation?

o

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   I CAN discuss the events that led up to the writing of The Constitution.

o   Using political cartoons pg. 43: what statement is the cartoon trying to make.

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   Complete the date of the time line that led up to the writing of the Constitution

o

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   I CAN list the conflicts the delegates had during the writing of the Constitution

o   RACE: What were the competing ideas the delegates had in the forming the new government?

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

5.) Compare duties and functions of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of Alabama’s local and state governments and of the national government.

o   federalists vs anit-federalists

o   Begin looking at the how the Constitution was ratified

o

 

week 11 Geo

7th Grade Geography Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

o   Ch3 vocabulary talk.

o   Chart on Climate 56-57

o

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

12.) Explain ways geographic features and environmental issues have influenced historical events.

·       I CAN explain how Climate has influenced history at a:

·       Local

·       Regional

·       Global level

 

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

o      Climates effect on landform and the other way around.

I CAN describe the cyclical effect of climate on land forms.

 

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

 

·       test review
Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

·       Unit 2 test

 

week 11 Civies

7th Grade Civics Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

o   the Mayflower Compact

o   the House of Burgesses

o   student will take note out of the old book

o

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States.

o   the Mayflower Compact

o   the House of Burgesses

o   student will take note out of the old book

o

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States.

o   Midterm test review

o   Check I can statements

o   Check Timeline

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States.

o   Unit 2 test
Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States.

o   Taxes that led up to the America revolt

o   student will take note out of the old book

 

Geo week 8

7th Grade Geography Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

 

2.) Determine how regions are used to describe the organization of Earth’s surface.

o   Earth and the sun notes

o   Read the 26-29.

o   WDA for ch 2

o   I can explain how the sun affects the earth

o     Season

o     Climate

o     Latitude

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

o   WDA for ch 2

o

o

Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

·           Water, the water cycle and our relationship with water

·           The water diamond paradox

·           I can give the percentages of water on the planet.

·           I can explain the steps of the water cycle

·           I can explain how fragile water as a resource is on the planet.

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Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

o    Water, the water cycle and our relationship with water

o   The water diamond paradox

o

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare geographic patterns in the environment that result from processes within the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere of Earth’s physical systems.

o   Video about water cycle and ice melt

 

Civics week 8

7th Grade Civics Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

o   eview for test

o   Review I can statement

Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

o   o Unit 1 test
Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States.

o   Breakdown the Objective.

o   The class will work down groups to make I can statement for the object.

o   Begin Timeline  for the birth of the US republic

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States.

o   Student work day of timeline

o

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

1.) Compare influences of ancient Greece, the Roman Republic, the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Magna Carta, federalism, the Mayflower Compact, the English Bill of Rights, the House of Burgesses, and the Petition of Rights on the government of the United States..

o   I can explain the importance of the: Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights to the foundation during the colonial period of America.

o   Ch 2 page 28-32

 

Civics week 7

7th Grade Civics Mr. Taylor
Date Objective Activity
Monday ACOS Objective #

 

o   No school
Tuesday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

o   Project presentation
Wed

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

o    Balance of power notes for the types of governments

o   Britain vs the US

o   China Vs the US

o

Thurs

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

 

o   Review for test

o   Review I can statement

Friday

 

ACOS Objective #

3.) Compare the government of the United States with other governmental systems, including monarchy, limited monarchy, oligarchy, dictatorship, theocracy, and pure democracy.

o    Unit 1 test