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Tuesday, September 8

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    Week of 9/2-9/5:
    Monday: Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau: Annotate one philosopher's writings
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    Classroom post
    Wednesday:

    Wednesday:
    Citizenship reading
    Thursday:

    Thursday:
    Finish prep for discussion
    Friday:

    Friday:
    Study for quiz
    Week of 9/8-9/12:
    Monday: Annotate demographics article
    Tuesday: Study for quiz
    Wednesday: No homework! But be thinking about topics/issues for your editorial writing piece
    Thursday:
    American Colonies
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    guide questions
    Friday:

    Thursday:
    American Colonies
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    guide questions
    Friday:

    Week of 9/15-9/19:
    Monday: Continue working on debate presentation; make sure written portion of packet is finished by tomorrow's class
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Wednesday, September 2

  1. page Civics Assignment Schedule edited ... -Cover textbook -Have parent/guardian sign the syllabus ... Google Classroom -Read/anno…
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    -Cover textbook
    -Have parent/guardian sign the syllabus
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    Google Classroom
    -Read/annotate

    -Read/annotate
    article
    Friday:
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    comment (GC)
    Week of 9/2-9/5:
    Tuesday:Monday: Locke, Hobbes,
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    philosopher's writings
    Wednesday: Textbook 1-1
    Thursday: Textbook 1-2 and read Greek and Roman Influences

    Tuesday: Google Classroom post
    Wednesday: Citizenship
    reading
    Friday: Textbook 1-3

    Thursday: Finish prep for discussion
    Friday: Study for quiz

    Week of 9/8-9/12:
    Monday: Annotate demographics article
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Thursday, August 27

  1. page Civics Assignment Schedule edited ... -Cover textbook -Have parent/guardian sign the syllabus -Read/annotate and prepare a questi…
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    -Cover textbook
    -Have parent/guardian sign the syllabus
    -Read/annotate and prepare a question for "What, Then, Is the American?" reading-Join Google Classroom
    -Read/annotate article

    Friday:
    -Civics "Commonly Used" vocab. terms---define-Watch video and write paragraph connecting to current events
    Extra credit for posting it on the blog!
    post a comment (GC)
    Week of 9/2-9/5:
    Tuesday: Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau: Annotate one philosopher's writings
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    Friday: "Vox Pop" assignment due on Monday
    Week of 1/12-1/16:
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    on projects
    Tuesday:

    Tuesday:
    Read and
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    media article
    Wednesday:

    Wednesday:
    Study and
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    on projects
    Thursday:

    Thursday:
    Study and
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    on projects
    Friday: Study and work on projects
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Friday, August 7

  1. page home edited Welcome to Ms. Hopkins's Mrs. Liftig's Social Studies Valley Regional High School This is wh…

    Welcome to Ms. Hopkins'sMrs. Liftig's Social Studies
    Valley Regional High School
    This is where you will find course content for Global Studies II and Civics.
    Assignments will be posted here, and you can always check the course calendar and syllabus for up-to-date information on each course.
    The social studies department helps students achieve 21st century learning goals of:
    -Communicating effectively
    -Effectively

    -Effectively
    using information
    Why is studying history important?
    To remain ignorant of things that happened before you were born is to remain a child.
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    From David McCullough, historian, biographer, and writer of several bestselling books, including John Adams, 1776, and Truman:
    If you need to contact me:
    Email: ahopkins@reg4.k12.ct.usaliftig@reg4.k12.ct.us
    Extra help:
    By appointment only: Rm. 608
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Tuesday, June 9

  1. page Global Studies Assignment Schedule edited ... Week of 6/8 Monday: Start studying ... Finish position statements statements; profession…
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    Week of 6/8
    Monday: Start studying
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    Finish position statementsstatements; professional dress tomorrow
    Wednesday: Keep studying for finalfinal; professional dress tomorrow
    Thursday: Study for Democracy quiz and final
    Friday: Study for final!
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    4:29 am
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    Wednesday: Keep studying for final
    Thursday: Study for Democracy quiz and final
    Friday: Study for final!
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    4:28 am
  3. page Global Studies Assignment Schedule edited ... Thursday: Notes on 19-3 Friday: Notes on 19-4 Week of 6/8 Monday: Start studying Tuesday:…
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    Thursday: Notes on 19-3
    Friday: Notes on 19-4
    Week of 6/8
    Monday: Start studying
    Tuesday: Finish position statements
    Wednesday: Keep studying for final
    Thursday: Study for Democracy quiz and final

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Friday, June 5

Thursday, June 4

  1. page Global Studies Online Research edited ... Resources for Iraq/ISIS: Start here: http://www.vox.com/cards/things-about-isis-you-need-to…
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    Resources for Iraq/ISIS:
    Start here:
    http://www.vox.com/cards/things-about-isis-you-need-to-knowhttp://www.attn.com/stories/74/confused-about-isis-simple-explanation (easier version)
    http://www.vox.com/cards/things-about-isis-you-need-to-know (more advanced version)

    How ISIS Works:
    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/09/16/world/middleeast/how-isis-works.html
    More

    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/09/16/world/middleeast/how-isis-works.html
    More
    ISIS infographics:
    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/the-iraq-isis-conflict-in-maps-photos-and-video.html

    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/the-iraq-isis-conflict-in-maps-photos-and-video.html

    Iraqi Democracy:
    Start here:
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    for Iraq)
    http://www.hrw.org/world-report/2014/country-chapters/iraq
    More articles:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/opinion/mosul-falls-to-isis-endangering-iraqs-democracy.html?_r=0
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2014/06/20/war-without-end-why-iraq-can-never-be-a-stable-democracy/
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    11:49 am

Wednesday, June 3

  1. page Global Studies Online Research edited ... http://www.worldmapper.org/textindex/text_index.html Resources for Iraq/ISIS: Start here: …
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    http://www.worldmapper.org/textindex/text_index.html
    Resources for Iraq/ISIS:
    Start here:
    http://www.vox.com/cards/things-about-isis-you-need-to-know
    How ISIS Works:
    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/09/16/world/middleeast/how-isis-works.html
    More ISIS infographics:
    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/the-iraq-isis-conflict-in-maps-photos-and-video.html
    Iraqi Democracy:
    Start here:
    https://freedomhouse.org/country/iraq#.VW9911zBzGc (Freedom House rating for Iraq)
    http://www.hrw.org/world-report/2014/country-chapters/iraq
    More articles:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/opinion/mosul-falls-to-isis-endangering-iraqs-democracy.html?_r=0
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2014/06/20/war-without-end-why-iraq-can-never-be-a-stable-democracy/
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    3:23 pm

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