Week of Sep. 11-15

Unit 2: States and Globalization

States and Globalization; The creation and maintenance of political power. The state is a monopoly of force but also the set of institutions charged with transforming freedom and equality from ideas to reality. Globalization challenges these institutions, assumptions, and norms.

Day 1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.2--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.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.9--Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.
Objective(s):
SWBAT: Compare and contrast the roles of the state, government, and regimes.
SWBAT:.Explain sovereignty and the state.
Do Now:
  1. Read pp.31-32 of the text. How do countries create and maintain political power? Pakistan as a case study.
  2. Summarize the article.
Agenda:
  1. In groups, using their chromebooks, students will complete a chart that outlines the definitions and roles of the state, regimes, and governments. Students will use these charts to complete a comparison and contrast of the three.
  2. CFU: Through discussion and share out, make sure students have the necessary information regarding states, regimes, and government.
  3. What is sovereignty?
Exit Ticket
Explain the graphic (Figure 2.1) on page 37 with regard to states, regimes, and governments.


Homework:
Read pp. 38-40 with reading log

Day 2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.2/CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12
SWBAT: explain and provide examples of consensus and coercion in the development of political organization.
Agenda:
Do Now:
Students will be directed to a page in their textbook and asked to identify different types of democratic regimes (consensus) and authoritarian (coercive) regimes (5 minutes)
  1. Students will then share with their small group to come up with an exhaustive list (3 minute check in)- Teacher will circulate to find the right student for #2
  2. Cold Call one student to share out (max 2 minutes)- Call on a student you know is prepared
10 minutes
  1. Each of the five groups will be assigned a type of democratic regime or authoritarian regime based on student findings in #1 and will provide examples (either current or historical) of their type of regime. The group will research and present their assigned topic via slides or Prezi to the rest of the class. Presentations will be graded and should be roughly 5 minutes in length.
    1. 4 minutes to work- Narrate a positive or negative
    2. 4 minutes to work- Narrate a positive or negative
    3. 4 minutes to work- Narrate a positive or negative
    4. 4 minutes to work- Narrate a positive or negative
    5. 4 minutes to work- Narrate a positive or negative
20 minutes
  1. Presentation 1: 5 minutes
    1. Point out a student who was taking notes and ask the group presenting what they can infer because of the student’s behavior
  2. Presentation 2: 5 minutes
  3. Presentation 3: 5 minutes
  4. Presentation 4: 5 minutes
20 minutes
  1. After presentations look at and discuss briefly The Economist’s Democracy Index.
Remaining Time (approx. 15 minut
Exit Ticket:
What are the different types of democratic regimes and authoritarian regimes. Explain each in one sentence and provide an example.

Homework:
Read pp. 46-50


Day 3:
Legitimacy, Power, Autonomy, and Capacity
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.2
SWBAT: Define and Identify the causes and effects of strong, weak, and failed states
Agenda:
  1. Legitimacy, Authority, Power, Capacity
  2. Watch Gary Haugen (IJM) Ted Talk on Global Poverty and the problem of failed states. What is our response?
  3. Answer questions as students watch the video
  4. Discuss
Exit Ticket
After watching the Haugen film, what was most impactful for you personally?
Homework:
Read pp. 50-55 with reading log

Day 4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.9
SWBAT: Compare and contrast the roles of the state, government, and regimes.
SWBAT: Explain the differences between the three types of legitimacy.
SWBAT: Define and Identify the causes and effects of strong, weak, and failed states.


Do Now: Level 0 Independently (5min)
  1. Take out your viewing notes from the Gary Haugen Ted Talk→ I will check for completion.
  2. Using your notes answer the following: What does Haugen suggest is the major difficulty with poverty alleviation efforts (the main point of his presentation)? Why is this a problem? How does this relate to our discussion of weak and failed states?
  3. Underwood check Reading Logs through p. 55
Agenda:
1.Discuss and conclude Haugen Ted Talk (5mins.)
2.Today we need to slow it down and check for understanding. I feel like we might be a little scattered so we need to re-group and make sure 100% of the class has 100% understanding.
States→ Big Ideas Note guide (40 minutes total)
  • Students work in groups to discuss and write answers to Big Idea number 1 (6min)
    • Narrate a positive or negative after 3 mins.
    • Share out and discuss as a class using slides to reiterate/reinforce content (5-7 mins)


  • Students work in groups to discuss and write answers to Big Idea number 2 (4mins)
    • Share out and discuss as a class using slides to reiterate/reinforce content (5mins)
  • Students work in groups to discuss and write answers to Big Idea number 3 ( 8mins)
    • Narrate a positive or negative after 4 mins.
    • Share out and discuss as a class using slides to reiterate/reinforce content (7 mins.)
3.With remaining time look at and Discuss The Economist’s Democracy Index Guide

Homework: CEAR 1





Day 5 Friday
Do Now:
  1. Students discuss in pairs their Current event article reviews.
  2. Students will then decide which 1-2 Current event article reviews to discuss as a class.
  3. Discuss 1-2 Current Event article reviews based on student choice