Tuesday, October 18, 2011


for wednesday: finish chapter
quiz thursday (tentative)
10 is next.
another essay prompt.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Essay Prompt One.

Using your resources, write an outline for the following Essay Prompt and have it ready in class tomorrow

The US Constitution has endured for more than 2 centuries as the framework of government. However, the meaning of the Constitution has been changed both by formal and informal methods.
a) identify 2 formal methods for adding amendments to the constitution
b) describe 2 informal methods that have been used to change the meaning of the Constitution. Provide one specific example for each informal method you described.
c) Explain why informal methods are used more often than the formal amendment process.

Monday, October 3, 2011

The Week That is...

Monday, Vocab quiz, chapter 3, 10 questions matching
Tuesday, Unit 1 Chapter 1,2,3
Wed/Thursday: Odd Schedule for Testing.
-Intro to essay writing and first essay outline assigned and worked on in class. You will keep a journal of these. You can do this in your notebook, but don't lose them.
Friday:Chapter 6 part 1 due. Discuss, and Discuss Essay 1.