Monday, March 13

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.D
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
Agenda:
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.
HWK:
Essay: Is Mexico a Liberal Democracy?
Study for Test

Tuesday, March 14

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.2
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?
Agenda:
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?
HWK:
Essay: Is Mexico a Liberal Democracy?
Study for test

Wednesday, March 15

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.11-12.1.B
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.
Agenda:
1. Turn in essays
2.Mexico test
HWK:
Read and Annotate Iran Overview and Revolution.
Study Guide Pt. 1 Due Monday

Thursday, March 16

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.6
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
Agenda:
1. In groups, discuss the Iranian Revolution
2. Complete AP 6 Comparing Revolutions chart and questions in groups.
3. CFU
HWK:
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

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.11-12.1.B
SWBAT: Analyze multiple sources to describe the making of the modern Iranian state.
Do Now: What is the difference between Sunni and Shiite Muslims?
Agenda:
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.