Chapter 2 Reading Questions

Read Chapter 2, Origins of American Government in your textbook. There are four lessons for this chapter, answer the questions listed for each lesson in complete sentences. This assignment is due on August 14 by the start fo class.

Questions to answer after each lesson in Chapter 2 of your textbook..

Lesson One 1, 3, 5

Lesson Two 1, 3, 5

Lesson Three 1, 3, 5

Lesson Four 1, 3, 6

These questions are due by the start of class on August 14.

Current Event #1

Today we will complete our first current event.  The topic for today is the Government.  You may find any article that deals with either the federal government or the state of Arizona government.  The article you use should be within the last 30 days, hence the name Current.  The assignment is worth 10 points.  All parts need to be answered in complete sentences.  Your citation needs to correct and accurate.  I have attached a copy of the form below.

This assignment is due at the beginning of the next scheduled class.

Current Event Form-word

Current Event Form-pdf

What are You?

During the semester we will be talking about liberals, conservatives, Democrats, and Republicans. Some of you may not understand what those words mean, or what each side believes in. The paper below will help see what each side believes. For each statement, read the statement and give it score. The directions are on the paper.

What are You? (pdf)

Opening Day Essay

Please answer the following questions and email me your responses to lwaddell@tempeunion.org.

Please write anything you want me to know about you.  For example, tell me if you work? And if so, where and what do you do? What type of music do you like? Do you have brothers or sisters? What are your plans for the future? Even feel free to tell me what you did this summer.  What do you expect to learn from this class this semester? Please be honest; I will not share these essays with anyone.  These essays allow me to get to know you and give me a sample of your writing.  Thank you.