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Welcome back to your FINAL YEAR AT LAG!! As the title of this course suggests, you will be participating in government during this class. What exactly does that mean? You will not only gain an increased understanding of our Constitution and how our government operates, but you will be able to apply your enhanced knowledge to current (and past) political, social and economic situations that face(d) our country and ultimately the international community. A stress will be placed on the Midterm Election as well as relevant current events. This class will also help prepare you for what will be expected of you in college. Throughout the semester, you will: *communicate ideas through increased participation in class discussions about current events and politics *improve listening , note-taking, information literacy and writing skills *analyze and synthesize varied sources of information, citing sources accurately using a recognized and accepted system when necessary.

 

We will now use Weebly for our class website. Please make sure to visit this site for ALL class homeworks and assignments.

 

GLOBAL HISTORY ONE You may be wondering just what exactly this class has in store for you this semester. Global History One will begin your study of World History, which does not include American History. This is an intense class. Our study of World History begins with prehistoric man and will end by the 1400's CE. We will also begin preparation for the Regents Exam, which you must take and pass at the end of Global History Four in order to graduate. A majority of the class will be discussion based. It is up to you how much you want to learn and how prepared you want to be for the Regents Exam. The following is what is required of you this semester, followed by an approximate outline of what we will be covering in the class.

We will now use Weebly for our class website. Please make sure to visit this site for ALL class homeworks and assignments.
You may be wondering just what this class has in store for you this semester? This class is a general introduction to the subject of Economics. You will be asked to think critically about the events and processes that shape your global, national, and local economy. In addition, you will be asked to analyze how economics affects your life. Economics touches every aspect of life. The following is an approximate outline of what you can expect to learn in this class.
GLOBAL HISTORY ONE You may be wondering just what exactly this class has in store for you this semester. Global History One will begin your study of World History, which does not include American History. This is an intense class. Our study of World History begins with prehistoric man and will end by the 1400’s CE. We will also begin preparation for the Regents Exam, which you must take and pass at the end of Global History Four in order to graduate. A majority of the class will be discussion based. It is up to you how much you want to learn and how prepared you want to be for the Regents Exam. The following is what is required of you this semester, followed by an approximate outline of what we will be covering in the class.
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Welcome back to your FINAL YEAR AT LAG!! As the title of this course suggests, you will be “participating in government” during this class. What exactly does that mean? You will not only gain an increased understanding of our Constitution and how our government operates, but you will be able to apply your enhanced knowledge to current (and past) political, social and economic situations that face(d) our country and ultimately the international community. A stress will be placed on the Midterm Election as well as relevant current events. This class will also help prepare you for what will be expected of you in college. Throughout the semester, you will: *communicate ideas through increased participation in class discussions about current events and politics *improve listening , note-taking, information literacy and writing skills *analyze and synthesize varied sources of information, citing sources accurately using a recognized and accepted system when necessary

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