Monday 10.29

Begin with what it means to be an informed voter: Lindberg urges students to be informed, vote. See video on right.

Continue with Wikispaces Training Camp activity. Students will complete the tasks and build an efficacy of using the wiki. This will get everybody comfortable editing pages.

The Election Prep page includes every item on the Nov. 6 ballot (according to the Public Ballot for Union Twp. Students will work individually or in pairs to research every race on the ballot to determine what an educated voter would need to know.

Open and save the MP1 Assessment Study Guide. It's a Google Document for you to copy and make your own. There are three sections to this study guide - be sure to scan through it entirely first!

Tuesday 10.30

Where do the ideas of public initiative and referendum come from? Are there others like this I should know? Today, we will look into the history of the progressive ideas that sparked the power of voters in the states.

Continuing to build an election prep masterpiece by dividing up the several races into paired research activities.

Wednesday 10.31

Happy Halloween!!!

Q&A on Assessment...

Continuing to build an election prep masterpiece by dividing up the several races into paired research activities.

Thursday 11.1

9 Week Assessment - Given in SchoolNet

Friday 11.2

Focus on the local elections - Village and School Board.

Continuing to build an election prep masterpiece by dividing up the several races into paired research activities.