Tuesday, December 15, 2009

HoA Assignments [UPDATED 12/17]

Week of Dec. 14 - Dec. 18
TUESDAY: Read "Mexico Must Become a Nation..." by Plutarco Calles
THURSDAY: Read "Cárdenas and the Masses" by Arturo Anguiano

Obama and Banking Reform

President Obama held meetings with the heads of some of the nation's largest banks. Read about the meeting in the New York Times and explain in the comments section why Obama wants banks to lend more. Be sure to use terminology and vocab from our unit on Economic Policy. Your comment will be marked as a quiz grade.

Watch CBS News Videos Online

Monday, December 14, 2009

Interest Group Project

A description can be found here.

APGov - Periods 5&7 - Homework

Week of Dec. 14 - Dec. 18
MONDAY: Janda pp. 594-607
WEDNESDAY: Study for Ch. 18 Exam
FRIDAY: Ch. 18 Exam!

APGov - 3rd Period Homework

Week of Dec. 14 - Dec. 18
MONDAY: Janda pp. 597-601
TUESDAY: Janda pp. 601-606
WEDNESDAY: Janda pp. 606-607
THURSDAY: Study for Ch. 18 Exam
FRIDAY: Chapter 18 Exam!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

APGov - Periods 5&7 Homework

Week of December 7 - December 11
TUESDAY: Janda pp. 578-587
THURSDAY: Janda pp. 587-594

APGov - Period 3 Assignments

Week of December 7 - December 11
MONDAY: Janda pp. 578-581
TUESDAY: No Homework
WEDNESDAY: Janda pp. 582-587
THURSDAY: Janda pp. 587-593
FRIDAY: Janda pp. 594-597

HoA Assignments - [UPDATED 12/9]

Week of Dec. 7 - Dec. 11
MONDAY: Read Keen pp. 300-317 for Friday; Bring ideas to class for Mexican Revolution timeline
WEDNESDAY: Read Keen pp. 300-317 for Friday
FRIDAY: Study for quiz on Tuesday

HoA - Timeline Project

Friday, December 4, 2009

APGov - In-Class Assignment

After you've completed your Chapter 12 exam, it's time to grab an iPod! Read this article that was published in the NYTimes in November. Make sure you also check out the cool graphic that illustrates some of the fiscal difficulties that the U.S. government is facing. After you've read the article, answer the questions listed below in the GoogleDocs survey. If you have a difficult time reading the embedded survey, you can use a full-screen version of the survey here. Your answers will be calculated and entered in the gradebook as a quiz grade.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

HoA Assignments

Week of Nov. 30 - Dec. 4
TUESDAY: "Pancho Villa" by John Reed; "The Díaz Regime..." by Charles C. Cumberland
THURSDAY: No Reading Assignment, Continuing with Mexican Revolution next week