Monday 10.30
Tuesday 10.31
Wednesday 11.1
Thursday 11.2
Friday 11.3
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7
SWBAT; Define democracy and explain its origins

SWBAT: Articulate the contributions of historic philosophers to democracy

Do Now:
1.Define democracy
2.Pros and cons of democracy?

Agenda:
1.Do Now
2. Short clip explaining democracy
3.Students will analyze contributions and quotes from the following:
Greeks-Democracy
Romans-Republic
Magna Carta
Locke-Two Treatises
Rousseau-Social Contract

Students will analyze various documents and quotes to determine contributions of great civilizations and thinkers to democracy.

Exit: How has democracy evolved?

Read Ch.6 Contemporary Democratization
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7
SWBAT: Compare various explanations regarding why democracy has emerged in some cases and not in others

Do Now:
>Read What Explains Democratization in Asia?

1.Do Now
2.Contemporary Democratization:
>Modernization
>Elites
>Society
>International Relations
>Culture
http://www.fnf.org.ph/liberallibrary/democracy-democratization.htm

Answer questions 1 and 2 on pg. 171 related to Do Now article

Homework:
Current Event (Related to Poverty, Gender Inequality, or Democracy)

Read Ch. 6 Institutions of the Democratic State
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.11-12.5
SWBAT: Compare executive, legislative, and judicial institutions in their construction and degree of power

Do Now:
>Why do some states democratize and others do not?
>Current Event share out at table. Each student has 1 minute to share

Agenda:

1. Institutions of the democratic state
>Executives
>Legislatures: unicameral and bicameral
>Judiciary
2. Components of Democracy


Homework: Read Models of Democracy
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7

SWBAT: Compare and Contrast a parliamentary democracy vs. a presidential democracy

Do Now
>Quiz

Agenda:
>Grade Quiz
>Parliamentary vs. Presidential Systems
  • Clip 1
  • Clip 2

__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4quK60FUvkY__

__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cQdd_JJLyU__

> Students complete viewer guide as they watch
>Discuss the two systems at their:
__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js1EJZ6h_KE__
>Students work in groups to research and discuss the pros and cons of each system
>Students will evaluate which system is better. Students will create a “chicken foot” thesis with 3 reasons to support their claim.
Homework:
Read pp. 190-201 with reading log
Homework: Is a parliamentary or presidential system better?
RCPU/No School