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Archived Bell Ringers for Civics

Monday

8/10/15

Create a Push-Button on your iPad for my Online Classroom

 

Tuesday

8/11/15

Begin copying EQ's today. Remember, each time we get to the tenth new EQ, I will collect your questions and answers for a daily grade. Please follow the below example for writing EQ's:

 

EQ # 1: What is Government?

(New Line) Answer: Yadayadayada Blahblahblah

(New Line) EQ # 2: ______________________________

(New Line) Answer: ______________________________

 

Wednesday

8/12/15

Withour asking a neighbor, looking at your notes, or looking online, give one example of countries that use (or have used) each form of government. Type your answer into the PAGES app, and leave your screen where I can see it.

 

Thursday

8/13/15

First, download ANY draw app that allows you to write with your finger. You will give your answer using this app. Using your iPad, find two other examples of countries who use the Federal form of government, and two examples of countries who use the Unitary form of government. These should be examples WE HAVE NOT ALREADY DISCUSSED.

 

Friday

8/14/15

Study 5-10mins for your quiz. Make sure you have the app Socrative Student Downloaded.

 

Monday

8/17/15

Complete a review on Socrative- Liskclass

 

 

Tuesday

8/18/15

Download NearPod and set-up a student account.

 

Wednesday

8/19/15

Complete the handout you were given at the end of class yesterday.

 

 

Thursday

8/20/15

Using the same draw app that you downloaded earlier this week, write each Enlightenment Philosopher's name, and which document they wrote.

 

 

Friday

8/21/15

Using your draw app, write where and when the first and last British Colonies were settled here.

 

Monday

8/24/15

On your draw app, write when and where the first and last British colonies were settled here.

 

 

Tuesday

8/25/15

Quickly Login to Socrative Student using "LiskClass" to complete review questions.

 

 

Wednesday

8/26/15

Using your draw app, write TWO grievances the Colonies had towards the King.

 

 

 

 

Thursday

8/27/15

Using your draw app, write TWO grievances, different from yesterday, the Colonies had towards the King.

 

 

Friday

8/28/15

Why is John Adams so frustrated with the Congress? Answer on draw app

 

Monday

8/31/15

Answer on your draw app - Who is adamantly against John Adam's idea for Independence (a specific person)?

 

 

 

Tuesday

9/1/15

What does the Comgress, and President of the Congress, John Hancock, say about how many of the colonies must agree to independence. Does it have to be a majority or unanimous? What does that mean?

 

Wednesday

9/2/15

What did the hatching of an egg represent?

 

 

Thursday

9/3/15

Write your favorite part of the movie (what you liked most) - use the draw app

 

Friday

9/4/15

 

Using your draw app, list what # slide you are on.

 

Monday

9/7/15

Labor Day - No School

 

 

 

Tuesday

9/8/15

 

List any topic you have not mastered for Unit One. Use your draw app

 

 

Wednesday

9/9/15

Use your draw app - List the three Enlightenment Philosphers we studied.

 

 

 

Thursday

9/10/15

Please behave for your substitute!

 

 

 

Friday

9/11/15

Using your draw app, list one fact you know about 9/11

 

 

Monday

9/14/15

Come to the podium to select an index card. We are beginning a research project that we be slowly completed through bell ringers.

 

 

 

Tuesday

9/15/15

Come get your assigned President index card - Find their date of birth, and place of birth.

 

 

 

Wednesday

9/16/15

Give your answer on your index card. Make sure you found yesterday's facts.

Find their highest education level, and tell which school it was and where the school was located. Ex: Rockmart High School, Georgia. If they attended college, list the degree they earned.

 

 

 

Thursday

9/17/15

Give your answer on your index card. Find some facts about their personal family. Siblings? Marriage? Kids?

 

 

 

Friday

9/18/15

Give your answer on your index card. LIst any political or military experience your president had. Make note if they had neither.

 

Monday

9/21/15

Find the year they entered office, and how old they were.

 

 

 

Tuesday

9/22/15

How many years did they serve as president? Tell whether they were elected or aquired office.

 

 

Wednesday

9/23/15

Find the main candidate or candidates they ran against in their campaign for presidency. Tell which political party your candidate belonged to 

 

 

Thursday

9/24/15

 

List one or two significant things your president is most remembered for (it can be a positive or negative thing).

 

Friday

9/25/15

Tell what your president went on to do after he left office. If he died in office then tell me how.

 

Monday

9/28/15

New president today! Please come to the podium for a new president. Find when and where they were born.

 

 

 

Tuesday

9/29/15

Find what state your president was from we he ran for the presidency. What year was he originally inaugurated? How many terms did he serve?

 

 

Wednesday

9/30/15

Find one FUN fact about your president. Make sure it is a complete fact. Make it something interesting. For example, did you know that the "S' in Harry S. Truman? It  is just the letter "S" itself because both of his grandfather's names started with "S" and his parents couldn't decide which one to name him after.

 

 

Thursday

10/1/15

How old was your president when he entered office? What were his favorite hobbies? What were some of his favorite foods?

 

 

Friday

10/2/15

Which # presidency was your president? Find out how many ELECTORAL votes your president received, and tell whether or not he received any of Georgia's electoral votes.

Monday

10/12/15

 

What did your president do after leaving office? Did he stay involved in politics, write books, do public speaking?

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

10/13/15

 

What jobs did your president have before taking office? These can be jobs as a teenager, political jobs, military, etc.

 

 

 

Wednesday

10/14/15

What years did your president serve in office?

 

 

 

 

Thursday

10/15/15

 

Which cemetary and town is your president buried in?

 

 

 

 

Friday

10/16/15

 

Monday

10/19/15

 

New presidents today! Come to the podium to get a new index card with your next preisdent. Turn old ones into the tray.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

10/20/15

When and where was your president born?

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

10/21/15

 

FROM HERE ON OUT I WANT YOU TO WRITE THE TOPIC/QUESTION!

 

List your presidents' key family members - wife & kids

 

 

 

Thursday

10/22/15

FROM HERE ON OUT I WANT YOU TO WRITE THE TOPIC/QUESTION!

 

When did your president take office? How many terms did he serve? Was he elected or take over the postition?

 

 

 

 

Friday

10/23/15

 

Find TWO fun facts about your president - ex: your president received a speeding ticket for going to fast on his horse.

 

Monday

10/26/15

 

List at least one significant thing (good or bad) your president is remembered for doing during his presidency.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

10/27/15

What was your president's favorite hobby?

Favorite food?

List the names/types of pets they had while living in the White House.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

10/28/15

List any schools they attended, colleges they received degrees from, and the type of degree.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

10/29/15

 

How old was your president when he took office?

What is the name and location of the cemetary he is buried at?

 

 

 

 

Friday

10/30/15

 

What # presidency did your president serve under?

Turn cards in!

 

 

Monday

11/2/15

NEW PRESIDENTS! I will call you up to the podium to get new cards. Make sure you have turned last week's in.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

11/3/15

What year did your president take office? What # presidency was your president?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

11/4/15

 

List your president's favorite food to eat.

List your president's favorite hobby.

 

 

 

 

Thursday

11/5/15

 

What jobs did your president have prior to taking office. You may list several.

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

11/6/15

 

What is your president most known for? His legacy (good or bad).

 

Monday

11/9/15

List any military experience your president has. Also, list any war or conflicts that occured while they were president/

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

11/10/15

List any pets or animals your president had at the White House. This is very common among our presidents.

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

11/11/15

List your presidents' immdiate family members.

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Thursday

11/12/15

 

Was your president elected or did he assume office? If elected, who did he run against?

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

11/13/15

 

Turn index cards in on the podium

Monday

11/16/15

This  week's index cards will focus on leaders in Congress! You will grab an index card and answer your daily bell ringers on that card for the week.

Today's Question: Who is the current President of the Senate?

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

11/17/15

Continuing using the same index card:

Today's Question: Who is the current Speaker of the House?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

11/18/15

On your index card

Which political party currently holds the majority in the Senate? What about in the House of Representatives?

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Thursday

11/19/15

 

On your index card:

What is the job of the Floor Leader?

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

11/20/15

Monday

11/30/15

Turn in your legislative bell ringers to the podium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

12/1/15

NEW PRESIDENTS! I will call you up by row to draw for your new president.

What is your president's date and place of birth?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

12/2/15

 

What years was your president in office? How many terms did he serve?

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

12/3/15

 

What was your president's age when he took office?

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

12/4/15

 

List TWO fun and interesting facts about your president.

Ex: Jefferson had two bear cubs that he kept at the White House.

 

Monday

12/7/15

Which # presidency was your president? How many terms did he serve?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

12/8/15

What was your president's favorite food? Did he have any pets at the White House?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

12/9/15

 

What jobs did your president have prior to taking office? Did they have any military experience?

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

12/10/15

What legacy is your president known for? Good or bad.

 

 

 

 

Friday

12/11/15

 

When did your president die? How? Where is he buried?

 

Monday

12/14/15

 

Turn your index card in on the podium - make sure your name is on it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

12/15/15

Using a sheet of paper, write Tues-Fri Bell Ringers, and keep them together. I will collect your sheet on Friday.

What is the name of the scandal Richard Nixon was involved in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

12/16/15

Complete today's and yesterday's bell ringers.

 

What are the THREE parts of the Federal Bureaucracy?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

12/17/15

Who is the current Secretary of State?

 

 

 

 

Friday

12/18/15

 

 

Monday

1/4/16

 

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year!

Grab the new Bell Ringer Page from the podium. You will keep your bell ringers on this page each week.

Write the question and answer each day.

What is the role of the Department of State? Who is the current Secretary of this department?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

1/5/16

Which department does the Federal Bureau of Investigation belong to?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

1/6/16

Is the current head of the department for the answer to yesterday's bell ringer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

1/7/16

 

Which president started the FBI?

 

 

 

Friday

1/8/16

 

What are the THREE large organizations that form the Federal Bureaucracy?

 

 

Monday

1/18/16

 

Holiday, no bell ringer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

1/19/16

 

Teach work day, no bell ringer

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

1/20/16

 

Remember to use the new bell ringer page. There are some on the podium if you need one.

 

What are the three Constitutional requirements to become president?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

1/14/16

 

List at least FIVE Executive Departments that assist the president on specific issues.

 

 

 

Friday

1/15/16

 

Monday

1/25/16

 

On Last Friday's section - here is your question - Who is next in line to become president if something happens to the president AND vice president?

Turn in last week's page after you answer

 

Get a new page for today

Monday's question - Which political party does Barack Obama belong to?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

1/26/16

How many electoral votes are there?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

1/27/16

 

How many electoral votes are needed in order to win the presidency?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

1/28/16

 

How many electoral votes does Georgia receive? Why?

 

 

 

Friday

1/29/16

What are the two most popular political parties in our country?

 

 

Monday

2/1/16

 

Turn last week's bell ringers into your class tray

Today's Question - get a new page.

Which party do conservatives TEND to vote with? Which party do liberals TEND to vote with

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

2/2/16

 

Who were the top two candidates PER party in the Iowa Caucus? (four names total)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

2/3/16

 

What date is the Georgia primary?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

2/4/16

 

What is the exact day that we hold General Election?

 

 

 

Friday

2/5/16

 

Who were the candidates that tied in the electoral vote for the election of 1800? Look it up if you need to.

 

Monday

2/8/16

Turn in last week's bellringers to the tray

 

New

List the three branches of government and their primary function.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

2/9/16

 

List the different levels of Federal Courts we discussed.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

2/10/16

 

 

List the four types of jurisdiction we discussed.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

2/11/16

 

List the current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and one additional justice.

 

 

 

Friday

2/12/16

 

List THREE specific case types that are heard in Federal Courts.

 

Monday

2/15/16

 

Holiday - no bellringer

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

2/16/16

 

Turn in last week's bellringers

 

Which Supreme Court Justice passed away over the weekend?

 

 

 

Wednesday

2/17/16

 

Comlete Tuesday's bellringer as well.

 

Explain what "beyond a reasonable doubt" means.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

2/18/16

List the two types of cases we have discussed

 

 

 

 

Friday

2/19/16

 

All regular jury verdicts must be.........

Monday

2/22/16


Make sure you have turned in last week's bellringers

 

Decribe what a "Writ of Cert" is

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

2/23/16

What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

2/24/16

 

Please complete yesterday's bellringer as well.

What is the maximum sentence for Federal Crimes? State Crimes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

2/25/16

List two examples of felonies and two examples of misdemeanors.

 

 

 

 

Friday

2/26/16

 

Name at least three justices on the Supreme Court

 

Monday

2/29/16

Turn in last week's bellringers!

 

Who is said to have been the most influential Chief Justice because of his role in establishing the powers of the Courts?

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

3/1/16

Which court case established Judicial Review - clarifying that courts have the final say on what is law?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

3/2/16

 

Define a Felony

Define a Misdemeanor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

3/3/16

What are Civil Liberties?

What are Civil Rights?

 

 

 

 

Friday

3/4/16

 

BELLRINGERS ARE TO BE DONE DAILY! YOU SHOULD NOT BE COMPLETING ALL FIVE DAYS ON FRIDAY!

 

Monday

3/7/16

Which law said that segregation was LEGAL?

Which court case "upheld" this law?

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

3/8/16

Which school district does the movie focus on?

Which landmark case will this school distict become apart of?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

3/9/16

 

Who is the lawyer that the NAACP sends to help with building a case?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

3/10/16

 

What does the State Court of South Carolina say about segregation in schools?

 

 

 

 

Friday

3/11/16

 

Who does President Eisenhower appoint as the new Chief Justice?

 

 

 

 

BELLRINGERS ARE TO BE DONE DAILY! YOU SHOULD NOT BE COMPLETING ALL FIVE DAYS ON FRIDAY!

 

Monday

3/14/16

 

Give three examples of Civil Liberties

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

3/15/16

What does NAACP stand for?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

3/16/16

 

What is Domestic Policy?

What is Foreign Policy?

(You will learn these today)

 

 

 

Thursday

3/17/16

 

Who issues passports?

Who issues visas?

 

 

 

 

Friday

3/18/16

 

Which two countries were involved in the Cold War?

 

 

 

BELLRINGERS ARE TO BE DONE DAILY! YOU SHOULD NOT BE COMPLETING ALL FIVE DAYS ON FRIDAY!

 

Monday

3/21/16

 

Which Conventions have established mondern day rules of war?

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

3/22/16

 

 

Who is the current Prime Minster of Great Britain?

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

3/23/16

 

Which form of Government does Japan have?

 

 

 

Thursday

3/24/16

 

Identify which form of government each of the following countries uses:

Great Britain

Mexico

Japan

Russia

China

 

 

 

 

Friday

3/25/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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