Monday, March 13

SWBAT:Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives; synthesize comments, claims, and evidence made on all sides of an issue; resolve contradictions when possible; and determine what additional information or research is required to deepen the investigation
1.Do Now-CEAR
2. 4 Corners Mexico
-Students respond to a series of questions concerning Mexico based on SA, A, D, SD...and move to the 4 corners of the room based on responses. Students must be ready to share out based on responses, USING evidence and responding to other student’s views.
Essay: Is Mexico a Liberal Democracy?
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Tuesday, March 14

SWBAT: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
Do Now: How does the election of Putin and the United Russia party compare to the PRI in Mexico?
1.Analyze both Mexican and Russian election data and answer a set of comparison questions regarding one party dominance in Russia and Mexico.
2. Students work in groups. This is VERY challenging.
3. Is Mexico’s past Russia’s future?
Essay: Is Mexico a Liberal Democracy?
Study for test

Wednesday, March 15

SWBAT: Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the most relevant data and evidence for answering the prompt: Is Mexico a Liberal Democracy?
SWBAT: Demonstrate mastery of Mexican government and political institutions.
1. Turn in essays
2.Mexico test
Read and Annotate Iran Overview and Revolution.
Study Guide Pt. 1 Due Monday

Thursday, March 16

SWBAT: Evaluate differing points of view concerning the Iran Revolution
SWBAT: Compare and contrast AP 6 Revolutions
Do Now:
1. Analyze Iran Basic Facts from CIA world Factbook and make 5 observations.
2.Discuss Observations in Groups
1. In groups, discuss the Iranian Revolution
2. Complete AP 6 Comparing Revolutions chart and questions in groups.
3. CFU
Read Iran Case Study: Geography/Demographics, and Development of Modern State
Complete Intro to Iran Chart
Study Guide Part 1 Due Monday

Friday, March 17

SWBAT: Analyze multiple sources to describe the making of the modern Iranian state.
Do Now: What is the difference between Sunni and Shiite Muslims?
1.Quickly go over intro to Iran Chart in groups.
2. Discuss the making of the modern Iranian state using PPT and group discussion.
3. Can a rentier state be representative or legitmate?
HWK: Read Iran section pp and complete Study Guide Part 1.
CEAR Iran 1 due Monday.