Your assignment is to complete one current event. You will select from either the House of Representatives or the Senate. Both are very mush in the news with the election right around the corner. This assignment will be due on September 5 at the end of class. No late assignments will be accepted. Also, anyone not using the correct format will lose points. I have posted a link the Current Event form, use the form.
Your assignment is to complete TWO current events. One will be on the Democratic Party and the other will be on the Republican Party. This is not about Joe Biden and President Trump, this is about the parties. This assignment will be due on September 3 at the start of class. No late assignments will be accepted. Also, anyone not using the correct format will lose points. I have posted a link the Current Event form, use the form!
This current event deals with Federalism. You need to find an article that deals with an interaction between the federal government and the state government. This can be a natural diaster, or another event. You may use an older article for this one. This current event will be due at the start of the next class period.
The current event for today will cover Separation of Powers and or Checks and Balances. You will find a current event that deals with either Separation of Powers or Checks and Balances with the federal government. Find your article and complete the form. You may email the form or use a google doc and share with me. This assignment is due at the start of the next class period.
For the current event will we be looking at the nomination of Sen. Kamala Harris for Vice President. You will find TWO sources for this CE. One will be from a liberal news source and the second one will be from a conservative news source. As you read the articles, see how they portray Sen. Harris. What do they say about her leadership, her ability to garner votes, will she help or hurt Joe Biden?
Here is a link to a list of news outlets and where they fall on the political spectrum. News Outlets
This assignment is due at the end of the period in which it was assigned.
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.