2011-2012 Fall Syllabus
Civics and Economics Syllabus
2010-2011 School Year
Fall Semester
Mr. Raines / Coach Raines
 
Dates are subject to change due to inclement weather
 
Day 01 / Aug 18 -- Welcome, classroom rules, procedures, textbook issues, etc.
Day 02 / Aug 19 -- Chapter 1 -- We the People -- Text pages 2-16.  
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- Civics in Our Lives & Who are US Citizens
Day 03 / Aug 22 -- Chapter 1 -- We the People -- Text pages 17-21.
                             Section 3 -- The American People Today and Chapter 1 Quiz
Day 04 / Aug 23 -- Colonial North America -- Text pages H1-H8.
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- Europeans in North America and Life in the Colonies
Day 05 / Aug 24 -- Colonial North America -- Text pages H9-H14.
                             Section 3 -- Conflict in the Colonies and Colonial North America Quiz
Day 06 / Aug 25 -- Chapter 2 --  Foundations of Government -- Text pages 26-37.
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- Why Americans Have Government and Creating and The
                             First Government
Day 07 / Aug 26 -- Chapter 2 -- Foundations of Government -- Text pages 38-49.
                             The Declaration of Independence, Section 3 -- A New Constitution, and
                             Chapter 2 Quiz
Day 08 / Aug 29 -- Chapter 3 -- The United States Constitution -- Text pages 82-98.
                             Section 1 & 2 -- Ideals of the Constitution and the Three Branches of Government
                             Assign Constitution Project (Text pages 54-81). 
                             General Classes due September 12, 2011
                             Honor Classes due October 10, 2011
Day 09 / Aug 30 -- Chapter 3 -- The United States Constitution -- Text pages 99-103
                             Section 3 -- An Enduring Document and Chapter 3 Quiz
Day 10 / Aug 31 -- Chapter 4 -- Rights and Responsibilities -- Text pages 106-123.
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- The Bill of Rights & Guaranteeing Other Rights
Day 11 / Sept 1 -- Chapter 4 -- Rights and Responsibilities -- Text 124-127.
                             Section 3 -- Citizens' Duties and Responsibilities and Chapter 4 Quiz
Day 12 / Sept  2 -- UNIT 1 ASSESSMENT -- A Tradition of Democracy -- Text Pages 2-127
                             Chapters 1-4 -- Unit Activities and Unit 1 Test
                Sept 5 -- No Class - Labor Day Holiday
Day 13 / Sept 6 --  Chapter 5 -- The Legislative Branch -- Text pages 132-142.
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- The Senate and the House of Representatives and How
                             Congress is Organized
Day 14 / Sept 7 -- Chapter 5 -- The Legislative Branch -- Text pages 143-153.
                             Sections 3 & 4 -- The Powers of Congress, How a Bill Becomes
                             Law and Chapter 5 Quiz
Day 15 / Sept 8 -- Chapter 6 -- The Executive Branch -- Text pages 156-167.
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- The Presidency and Powers and Roles of the President
Day 16 / Sept 9 -- Chapter 6 -- The Executive Branch -- Text pages 168-173.
                             Sections 3 & 4 -- Executive Departments and the Cabinet,
                             Independent Agencies and Regulatory Commissions and
                             Chapter 6 Quiz
Day 17  / Sept 12 -- 10th Anniversary Rememberance of 9/11/01!!
Day 18 / Sept 13 -- Chapter 7 -- The Judicial Branch -- Text pages 176-188.
                               Sections 1 & 2 -- Equal Justice Under the Law and The 
                               Federal Court System
Day 19 / Sept 14 -- Chapter 7 -- The Judicial Branch -- Text pages 189-193.
                              Section 3 -- The Supreme Court and Chapter 7 Quiz
                             General classes Constitution Outlines due!!!
Day 20 / Sept 15 -- UNIT 2 ASSESSMENT -- The Federal Government 
                            Text Pages 132-193 Chapters 5-7 
                            Unit Activities and Unit 2 Test.
                            Early Release Day!       
Day 21 / Sept 16 -- Chapter 8 -- State Government -- Text pages 198-212.
                            Sections 1 & 2 -- The State and State Legislatures
                            Celebration of Constitution Day--September 17, 1787!
Day 22 / Sept 19 -- Chapter 8 -- State Government -- Text pages 213-221.
                            Sections 3 & 4 -- The State Executive Branch, State Courts, and
                            Chapter 8 Quiz
Day 23 / Sept 20 -- Chapter 9 -- Local Government -- Text pages 224-233.
                             Sections 1 & 2 -- Units of Local Government and Town, Township
Day 24 / Sept 21 -- Chapter 9 -- Local Government --
                            Sections 3 & 4 -- City Government, How Governments Works Together,
                            and Chapter 9 Quiz
Day 25 / Sept 22 -- UNIT 3 ASSESSMENT -- State and Local Government
                           Text pages 198-243 Chapters 8-9
                           Unit Activities and Unit 3 Test 
Day 26 / Sept 23 -- Chapter 10 -- Electing Leaders -- Text pages 248-258.
                            Sections 1 & 2 -- A Two Party System and Political Party Organization
Day 27 / Sept 26 -- Chapter 10 -- Electing Leaders -- Text pages 259-265.
                            Sections 3 & 4 -- The Right to Vote, Nominating and Electing Leaders 
                            Chapter 10 Quiz
Day 28 / Sept 27 -- Chapter 11 -- The Political System -- Text pages 268-281.
                            Section 1 & 2 -- Shaping Public Opinion and Interest Groups
Day 29 / Sept 28 -- Chapter 11 -- The Political System -- Text pages 282-287.
                            Section 3 -- Taking Part in Government and Chapter 11 Quiz
Day 30 / Sept 29 -- Chapter 12 -- Paying for Government -- Text pages 290-304.
                           Section 1 & 2 -- Raising Money and Types of Taxes
                           End of 1st grading period! ALL MAKE UP WORK DUE!!
Day 31 / Sept 30  -- Chapter 12 -- Paying for Government -- Text pages 305-309.
                           Section 3 -- Managing the Country's Money and Chapter 12 Quiz
                Oct 3 -- No class!! Designated Teacher Workday
Day 32 / Oct 4 -- UNIT 4 ASSESSMENT -- The Citizen in Government 
                           Text pages 248-309 Chapter 10-12
                           Unit Activities and Unit 4 Test 
Day 33 / Oct 5 -- Chapter 13 -- Citizenship and the Family -- Text pages 314-327.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- The Changing Family and Law and the Family
Day 34 / Oct 6 -- Chapter 13 -- Citizenship and the Family -- Text pages 328-331.
                           Section 3 -- Your Family and You and Chapter 13 Quiz
Day 35 / Oct 7 -- Chapter 14 -- Citizenship in School -- Text pages 334-349.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- The US School System and the Best Education for You
Day 36 / Oct 8 -- Chapter 14 -- Citizenship and You -- Text pages 350-355.
                           Section 3 -- Developing Your Life Skills and Chapter 14 Quiz
Day 37 / Oct 11 -- Chapter 16 -- Citizenship and the Law -- Text pages 378-393.
                           Section 1 & 2 -- Crime in the United States and The Criminal Justice System
Day 38 / Oct 12 -- Chapter 16 -- Citizenship and the Law -- Text pages 394-399.
                           Section 3 -- Juvenile Crime and Chapter 16 Quiz
Day 39 / Oct 13 -- UNIT 5 ASSESSMENT -- The Citizen in Society
                           Text pages 314-355 & 378-399 Chapters 13, 14 & 16
                           Unit Activities
                           Early Release Day!
Day 40 / Oct 14 -- UNIT 5 TEST -- The Citizen in Society
Day 41 / Oct 17 -- Chapter 17 -- The Economic System -- Text pages 446-465.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- The Economic System at Work and Business Organizations
Day 42 / Oct 18 -- Chapter 17 -- The Economic System -- Text pages 466-469.
                           Section 3 -- Making Business Decisions and Chapter 17 Quiz
Day 43 / Oct 19 -- Chapter 18 -- Goods and Services -- Text pages 472-489.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- American Production and Distributing Goods
Day 44 / Oct 20 -- Chapter 18 -- Goods and Services -- Text pages 491-497.
                           Section 3 -- You the Consumer and Chapter 18 Quiz
Day 45 / Oct 21 -- Chapter 20 -- Economic Challenges -- Text pages 530-541.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- The Business Cycle and Coping with Economic Challenges
                           Midterm for 2nd Grading Period
                Oct 24 -- No Class!! Designated Teacher Workday!
Day 46 / Oct 25 -- Chapter 20 -- Economic Challenges -- Text pages 543-549.
                           Section 3 -- Labor and Management and Chapter 20 Quiz
Day 47 / Oct 26 -- Chapter 21 -- The US Economy and the World -- Text pages 552-564.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- Overview of the US Economy and Factors Affecting the US Economy
Day 48 / Oct 27 -- Chapter 21 -- The US Economy and the World -- Text pages 565-575.
                           Sections 3 & 4 -- Government's Role in the US Economy, Living in a World Economy and
                           Chapter 21 Quiz
Day 49 / Oct 28 -- Unit 6 Review -- The American Economy -- Text Pages 446-497 & 530-575.
                           Chapters 17, 18, 20 & 21
Day 50 / Oct 31 -- UNIT 6 TEST -- The American Economy
Day 51 / Nov 1 -- Chapter 23 -- Foreign Policy -- Text pages 604-621.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- Conducting Foreign Relations and Working for Peace 
Day 52 / Nov 2 -- Chapter 23 -- Foreign Policy -- Text pages 622-625.
                           Section 3 -- The United Nations and Chapter 23 Quiz
Day 53 / Nov 3 -- Chapter 24 -- Charting a Course -- Text pages 628-642.
                           Sections 1 & 2 -- Development of US Foreign Policy and The Cold War
Day 54 / Nov 4 -- Chapter 24 -- Charting a Course -- Text pages 643-649.
                           Section 3 -- New Trends and Chapter 24 Quiz
Day 55 / Nov 7 -- UNIT 7 ASSESSMENT -- The United States and the World
                           Chapters 23 & 24
                           Unit Activities and Unit 7 Test
Day 56 / Nov 8 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 7 - Your Career -- Doing What Matters Most
Day 57 / Nov 9 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 7 - Your Career -- Doing What Matters Most
Day 58 / Nov 10 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 7 - Your Career -- Doing What Matters Most
                Nov 11 -- No Class! Veterans Day!!
Day 59 / Nov  14 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 1 - Your Financial Plan -- Where It All Begins
Day 60 / Nov 15 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 1 - Your Financial Plan -- Where It All Begins
                           End of 2nd Grading Period -- ALL MAKEUP WORK DUE!!!
Day 61 / Nov 16 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 1 - Your Financial Plan -- Where It All Begins
Day 62 / Nov 17 -- High School Financial Planning Program
Day 63 / Nov 18 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 2 - Budgeting -- Making The Most of Your Money
Day 64 / Nov 21 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                           Unit 2 - Budgeting -- Making The Most of Your Money
Day 65 / Nov 22 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 3 - Investigating -- Making Money Work For You
Nov 23 - Nov 27 -- No Class! Thanksgiving Break!!
Day 66 / Nov 28 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 3 - Investigating -- Making Money Work For You
Day 67 / Nov 29 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 3 - Investigating -- Making Money Work For You
Day 68 / Nov 30 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 4 - Good Debt, Bad Debt -- Using Credit Wisely
Day 69 / Dec 1 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 4 - Good Debt, Bad Debt -- Using Credit Wisely
Day 70 / Dec 2 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 4 - Good Debt, Bad Debt -- Using Credit Wisely
Day 71 / Dec 5 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 5 - Your Money -- Keeping it Safe and Secure
Day 72 / Dec 6 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 5 - Your Money -- Keeping it Safe and Secure
Day 73 / Dec 7 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 5 - Your Money -- Keeping it Safe and Secure
Day 74 / Dec 8 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 6 - Insurance -- Protecting What You Have
Day 75 / Dec 9 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 6 - Insurance -- Protecting What You Have
Day 76 / Dec 12 -- High School Financial Planning Program
                            Unit 6 - Insurance -- Protecting What You Have 
Day 77 / Dec 13 -- Review Competency Goal 02 (Objectives 2.01-2.09) CD Pages 53-70
Day 78 / Dec 14 -- Review Competency Goal 03 (Objectives 3.01-3.09) CD Pages 71-88 
Day 79 / Dec 15 -- Review Competency Goal 04 (Objectives 4.01-4.09) CD Pages 89-106
Day 80 / Dec 16 -- Review Competency Goal 05 (Objectives 5.01-5.09) CD Pages 107-118
Day 81 / Dec 19 -- Review Competency Goal 06 (Objectives 6.01-6.09) CD Pages 119-134
Day 82 / Dec 20--  Review Competency Goal 07 (Objectives 7.01-7.09) CD Pages 135-146
Dec 21 ---Jan 2 ----- No Class! Christmas Break!!
Day 83 / Jan 3 --  Review Competency Goal 08 (Objectives 8.01-8.09) CD Pages 147-164
Day 84 / Jan 4 --  Review Competency Goal 09 (Objectives 9.01-9.09) CD Pages 165-180
Day 85 / Jan 5 --  Review Competency Goal 10 (Objectives 10.01-10.06) CD Pages 181-192
Day 86 / Jan 6 --  Review Landmark Supreme Court Cases pgs. R14-R23
Day 87 / Jan 9 --  Review Constitutional Amendments pgs. 70-81
Day 88 / Jan 10 -- Review various key terms
Day 89 / Jan 11 -- 1st and 3rd Block EXAMS (Order of exams subject to change)
Day 90 / Jan 12 -- 2nd and 4th Block EXAMS (Order of exams subject to change)
Day 91 / Jan 13 -  Make up day for Exams
                           End of 3rd grading period and first semester!! You made it!!

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