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Bell Ringer – 19 August 2013 1.You may sit at any desk youd like. There are no assigned seats today. 2.Get out a sheet of paper or take one from the front.

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1 Bell Ringer – 19 August You may sit at any desk youd like. There are no assigned seats today. 2.Get out a sheet of paper or take one from the front table. 3.Fold the paper like a hamburger. 4.Fold the paper like a hamburger again. 5.Open the paper and title the paper Room 2-222, Civics, and (your name) Please write your first and last name where it says (your name).

2 Welcome to civics! Civics is the study of local, state, national, and international governments with a focus on your role in participating, shaping, and changing them. P.S. We will also be learning about economics (the study of incentives).

3 Your paper now has eight boxes with four on the front and four on the back. When you see an underlined word, please write that in an empty box. Next, write a summary for that word in the box. For example ----->

4 Room 2-222s Guiding Philosophy I dont know is never an acceptable answer because I will not ask you a question without giving you the answer first. I may give you the answer on the board. I may give you the answer on your desk. I may give you the answer on your paper. I may give the answer to someone in your group.

5 Expectations -> P 2 + R 2 Be PROMPT: If we start on time, we can finish on time. Be PREPARED: Have your pencils and papers ready when the bell rings. Be RESPECTFUL: Show respect for the people, equipment, and furnishings in this room. Be RESPONSIBLE: Follow proper classroom procedures and accept responsibility for your actions.

6 Bell Ringers Start as soon as you get to class Independent work No talking You should be finished within two minutes of the bell. The paper folding we did today will be known as BOXING in this room. Most bell ringers will start with me asking you to fold your paper.

7 Types of Class Work Solo, pair, group, and class assignments. Talking is not needed. C3B4UCme Group Work Your group assignment is not negotiable. Every member of the group is graded on what they contribute. Remain silent and seated until given permission to do otherwise. Adjust your voice level to suit the activity.

8 Types of Class Work Solo, pair, group, and class assignments. Talking is not needed. C3B4UCme Assignments and due dates will be on the board. Home prep needs to be turned into the bin before we start discussing the bell ringer. Group Work Your group assignment is not negotiable. Every member of the group is graded on what they contribute. Remain silent and seated until given permission to do otherwise. Adjust your voice level to suit the activity. Home Prep

9 Types of Class Work Solo, pair, group, and class assignments. Talking is not needed. C3B4UCme Assignments and due dates will be on the board. Homework needs to be turned into the bin before we start discussing the bell ringer. Group Work Your group assignment is not negotiable. Every member of the group is graded on what they contribute. Remain silent and seated until given permission to do otherwise. Adjust your voice level to suit the activity. You are in charge of all make up work. If you are absent, see me before class and before the bell. Home Prep Make Up Work

10 Grading Policy ??%Tests and Quizzes ??%DBQ Essay and Projects ??%Class Assignments ??%Homework DBQ – Document Based Question

11 What will we learn? This is a preview of everything you can expect this year. In the seventh box, write down the one that looks most interesting. In the eighth box, right down the one that looks the least interesting.

12 Origins and Purposes of Law & Government

13 Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Citizens (P.S. This guy is not a citizen. Does anyone know why?)

14 Government Policies and Political Processes

15 Organization and Function of Government

16 Economics

17 Put Room 2-222, Civics, and (your name) away. Get out another sheet of paper. (or get one from the front) Fold your paper like a hot dog. Unfold the paper. I am going to introduce myself to the class. As I reveal each line of my self-introduction, I want you to copy the sentences, filling in the blank for your introduction. Only write on the left side of your paper.

18 Who Am I? My name is ________________________. Call me ________________________. I am ____ years old. My favorite _____________ is ________________________. One thing I want you to know about me is ________________________ __________________________________________________________. My 1 st period teacher is ________________________. In my opinion, ________________________ _____________________. __________________________________________________________ My name is _Mr. Deutsch Call me _Mr. Deutsch I am _51_ years old. My favorite _soda_______ is _melon soda My favorite _sport_______is _soccer One thing I want you to know about me is _I used to teach in Japan __________________________________________________________. My 1 st period teacher is _Mr. Deutsch In my opinion, _the worst song for a wedding first dance would be Confessions, Part II by Usher. Your homework for tonight: Interview an adult at home with these eight questions. Do not let them write the answers; you will write their responses in complete sentences on the right side of your paper. For full credit, have the adult sign the paper at the end of his or her interview.


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