Teaching AP Government in a Shortened Semester- Week Five, Iowa, SOTU, and the end of the impeachment trial.

Week 5, Days 19-23 What was covered this week: Day 19- Discussion of the Iowa Caucus and beginning Supreme Revenge. Supreme Revenge: this is an excellent look at the Senate’s role in confirmation hearings and how it’s changed since Robert Bork. *Warning- this does look at Anita Hill’s testimony as well as Dr. Blasey-Ford. It […]

Teaching AP Government in a Shortened Semester: Week Four, Impeachment, and an absence

Week 4, Days 14-18 What was covered this week: Day 14- Quantitative Analysis FRQ review as a class as a warm-up (My students struggled and we will be looking at this more) As an activity, students made flow charts or cartoons about how the legislative process using the Library of Congress as their resource. Days […]

Teaching AP Government in a Shortened Semester- Unit Two Resources on Congress

I’ve divided this unit into three pieces, starting with Congress during the same week the impeachment trial is occurring which means I will take time each day to discuss where we are at in the trial as it relates to the curriculum. This one has been a challenge for me because I used to spend […]