June 12 – 16, 2017

Special Schedule = Mon-6p., Tues-6p., Wed-Finals1,3,5, Thurs-Finals 2,4,6,

Fri-6p Early Release:  All Seniors are to report to the Commons for Breakfast & Rehearsal

Day 1

  1. Finish Mock Plea Bargain – Turn In
  2. Current Events – Turn In
  3. 14 Amendment – Equal Protection Under the Law

Day 2

  1. Plan for Senior Send Off
  2. 14 Amendment Equal Protection Under the Law

Day 3

  1. Senior Send Off/Final Exam – Criminal Justice System (Partner/Open Note
Tutorial   7:45   – 8:15 Breakfast served at this time. During the Open Period & Break students will meet with their teachers or use individual study time.
Period 2   8:20  – 9:55  
Break   9:55 – 10:15  
Period 4 10:20 – 11:55  
Lunch 11:55 – 12:35  
Period 6 12:40 –   2:15

Day 4  Juniors

  1. Pack up and celebrate
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Week of June 5 – 9, 2017

Please Note:  Special Schedule- Mon=X, Tues=Spec Y, Wed=Z, Thurs=6p., Fri.=6p.

Tuesday, Testing Late Arrival Special Schedule “Y” Day

Testing 7:45 –        10:45
Period 1 10:50 –        11:25
Period 3 (and announcements) 11:30 –        12:10
Lunch 12:10 –        12:55
Period 4 1:00 –        1:35
Period 6 1:40 –        2:15

 Day 1

  1. Current Events
  2. Debrief Assault Cases completed previous week

Day 2

  1. Current Events
  2. Decision Activity:  You Be the Judge (Juvenile or Adult Criminal, J v A You Be the JudgeRobberyTheftBurglaryStatutes

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Mock Trial Plea Bargain, No electronic copy – See Teacher

Day 4

  1. Complete Mock Trial Plea Bargain

May 29 – June 2, 2017

Please Note:  Monday is Memorial Day = No School

Friday, June 2, 2017, All missing work from 2nd semester due by 3:30 pm

Current work (June 5 – 13, 2017)  due on day of Final Exam 

Essential Question:  In criminal law, what are the guidelines for trial and sentencing of juveniles and adults?

Day 1

  1. Current Events
  2. Debrief Criminal Law – Hypothetical Cases
  3. Two Major Theories of Punishment/Classification & Sentencing of Juveniles and Adult criminalsTwo Major Theories of Punishment JvA
  4. Decision activity:  You Be the Judge (Juvenile or Adult)J v A You Be the Judge
  5. Decision activity:  Sentencing decisions for Assault, Assault casesDirections for Assault Cases

Day 2

  1. Current Events
  2. Debrief Decision Activities from previous class
  3. Mock Trial – Plea Bargain

Day 3

  1. Mock Trial – Plea Bargain

May 22 – 26, 2017

Please Note:  Special Schedule due to testing = Mon-6p, Tues-6p,Wed-X, Thurs-Y, Fri-Z

Friday, June 2, 2017, All missing work from 2nd semester due by 3:30 pm

Current work (June 5 – 13, 2017)  due on day of Final Exam 

Essential Question:  What are the elements of the criminal justice system?

Day 1

    1. PPT Notes:  Legal System Vocabulary, Legal System Editted Vocabulary, Intro to Law ppt

 

Day 2

  1. Finish Legal System Vocabulary begun on Day 2

Essential Question:  How did the original  6th amendment right to counsel change?

2. Video Notes:  Gideon v. Wainwright,vidnts-gideon-v-wainwrightVideo Gideon v     Wainwright

Essential Question:  What are the elements of a crime?

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Worksheet:  Street Law #1 – Complete using criminal law/legal system notes ho-street-law-1
  3. W.S. Elements of a Crime, elements-of-a-crime

Day 4

  1. Current Events
  2. Hypothetical Cases – apply reasoning from Elements of a Crime, hypothetical-scenarios

May 15 – 19, 2017

 

Essential Question:  Is the U.S. Constitution ethical in its guidelines of Americans’ ability to pursue life, liberty, and happiness ?

Day 1

  1. Assessment Part 1

Day 2

  1. Assessment Part 2
  2. Street Law Pretest, pretest

Essential Question:  What is Civil and Criminal Law?

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Handout:  Civil vs. Criminal Law, compcrimcivil-law
  3. Handout:  Sources of Law, rdgsourcesof-law

Day 4

  1. Notes:  Legal System Vocabulary, Legal System Editted Vocabulary , intro-to-law

May 8 – 12, 2017

Essential Questions:  What is the function of the Bill of Rights? & What part of the Preamble do they address?

Day 1

  1. Complete Infographic for amendment assigned and worked on Day 4 of previous week VoltaireAmendHanoutAmend Infographic basic rubric form

Day 2

  1. Guest Speaker – Bo McGintie, 4th Amendment Search & Seizure  MU Assignment for absence – mu-article-summary-form

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Carousel through infographics to complete Voltaire amendment packet

Day 4

  1.  Finish station carousel through infographics to complete Voltaire amendment packet

 

May 1 – 5, 2017

Essential Question:  Under what circumstances has the Supreme Court ruled that schools can limit students’ rights?

Day 1

  1. Present Student chosen Supreme Court cases that challenged students’ rights in school.  Turn in 4 square analysis,student-rts-supreme-crt-cases-docx4square-analysis-handout

Day 2

  1. Guest Speaker:  Whatcom County District Judge – Raquel Montoya-Lewis, Makeup assignment for absences,mu-article-summary-formMU article for district judge presentation

Essential Questions:  What is the function of the Bill of Rights?  What part of the Preamble do they address?

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish Presentations of student chosen Supreme Court cases

Day 4

  1. Student groups will choose sections of the handout describing the amendments, “Voltaire”, to create an infographic poster that will be used to teach the rest of the class.
  2. Work Day for infographics, VoltaireAmendHanoutAmend Infographic basic rubric form

 

April 24 – 28, 2017

Please Note:  Special Schedule Mon=X, Tues=Y, Wed=Z, Thurs=X, Fri=Early Release 3,6

Essential Question:  How does our Constitutional system of checks & balances work?

Day 1

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish video Notes – Call to Act:  Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire
  3. View video:  McComb v. Crehan,McComb v Crehan Read summary of events,sc-case-mccomb-v-crehan 

Essential Question:  What are the reasons that the supreme court has ruled that students rights can suppressed at school?

Day 2

  1. Current Events
  2. Complete a 4 square analysis of McComb v. Crehan4square-analysis-handout
  3. Read handout:  Constitutional Topic:  Students Rights, student-rts-supreme-crt-cases-docx
  4. In groups of 2 or 3, students will choose a supreme court case involving students rights in school & complete a 4 square analysis of the case

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Create a poster of chosen supreme court case & present to class.

 

April 17 – 21, 2017

 

Essential Question:  What is your stance on gun ownership?

Day 1

  1. Philosophical Chair:  What is your stance on gun ownership?, philosophical-chair-discussion-steps

Essential Question:  What are the responsibilities of the U. S. Supreme Court?

Day 2

  1. Current Events
  2. Supreme Court  Overview Reading & Worksheet following Guided Reading Steps, ws-the-us-supreme-courtSupremeCrtRdgGuided Reading Steps

Essential Question:  How does the checks and balance system of the 3 main branches of government protect the people?

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Checks and Balances Worksheet, checks-and-balances
  3. View video:  Lily Ledbetter, videontsledbetter-v-goodyear

Day 4

  1. Overview of the Federal State Court Systems, structure-federal-state-court-system

April 10 – 14, 2017

 

Essential Question: Is the U.S. Constitution ethical in its guidelines of Americans’ ability to pursue life, liberty, and happiness ?

Essential Question:  What are the rights and controls in the U.S. and Washington state for gun ownership?

Day 1

  1. Finish Constitution Overview Assessment-Partner/Open Note
  2. Complete Bill to Law Packet, how-a-bill-becomes-a-law

Day 2

  1. Current Events
  2. PPTNotes & Student Handout – “How to Become President”become-president-of-the-united-states,  how-to-become-president-stud-questions-for-pptnotes
  3. Electoral Map & Discussion

Essential Question:  What is your stance on gun ownership?

Day 3

  1. Current Events
  2. Begin DBQ:  Gun Control, gun-control-dbq-docs-and-stud-ws

Day 4

  1. Complete DBQ:  Gun Control
  2. Prep for Philosophical Chair, philosophical-chair-discussion-steps