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STUDY GUIDE FOR FINAL
Study Guide for the Final in Honors Government is in the "HGovt Final Review 1-17" Folder in the "Files section below!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW OVER HOLIDAY BREAK
Hope you enjoyed the two extra days off this week! Here is what you should be working on between now and when we get back in January.

1) COMPLETE YOUR SUPREME COURT DECISION ESSAY ON TURNITIN.COM!

Decide the case you were a JUSTICE for. Use the document I handed out in class on Tuesday - if you didn't get it it's in the Files section (titled "​How to write your Final Supreme Court Decision"). This is due Monday Dec. 19th at 11:59pm. Remember that this does NOT time out like a Current Event - you can submit it late to Turnitin, but it will start accruing a late penalty after the 19th.

2) BE READY FOR THE CH. 5 & 15 UNIT TEST!

This was the test we were going to take Thursday 12-15, but it is now postponed to either Wed. Jan. 4 or Thursday Jan. 5 (need to check for special schedules when we get back). If you need the study guide for this test look in the Files section below (titled "GOVT ch5&15 Study Sheet").

3) WANT SOME EXTRA CREDIT? WATCH "MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON"!

We will be studying Chapters 11 and 12 when we return in January, and there will be some Extra Credit questions available on the movie "Mr. Smith Goes to Washignton" (MSGTW). The holidays would be a great time to sit down and take advantage of this EC opportunity - as well as enjoy a great classic movie! The link to the movie is https://archive.org/details/MrSmithGoesToWashington1939480x360 . EC Questions will include questions about plot, characters and themes in the movie as related to Congress.

4) WANT TO GET AHEAD? WORK ON THE 11-12-MSGTW PACKET!

You will have some time (as homework, probably not too much in class) to work on this packet. But if you want to get ahead on things you can start working on this packet. If you weren't able to pick one up in class before the Snowpocalypse, you can download a copy from the Files section (Titled "​Ch11.12.MSGTWpacketrev11-2014")

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Link for "Key Constitutional Concepts"
This is the link to complete the assignment "Video Notes - Checks and Balances" about the case of Youngstown Steel v. Sawyer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzi4vSLawUA
Turnitin Period 7 Login Instructions
Go to Turnitin.com and create an account for yourself (or use any pre-existing account you may have) then use these codes to log in:

TURNITIN PERIOD 7 CLASS ID: 13438787
enrollment password: hgovt7


See the "Turnitin Condensed Login Directions" in the FILES section of this webpage on how to access Turnitin.
Discussion Topics
Files
 Chapter 11-12-MSGTW Items
Various Documents for Chapter 11, Chapter 12, and the movie "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"
 HGovt Final Review 1-17
JPEG Images of Powerpoint review of final for Honors Government, Sem. 1 2016-17
 gov't CE tips2015edit.ppt
Tips on how to most effectively do Current Events for class.
 GOVT ch5&15 Study Sheet.doc
What will be on the unit test we take the week of Jan. 3-6, 2017
 Govt Day1 Opener.ppt
Introduction PowerPoint for all Lehr government classes
 How to write your Final Supreme Court Decision.docx
Instructions and format for Supreme Court Decision on Turnitin.com
 Syllabus HGOVT 2016-17 SEM1.doc
Honors Government Syllabus 2016-17 Semester 1
 Turnitin Condensed Login Directions.pdf
Help on How to Use TurnItIn.

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