Lesson Plans
American Government 1st Q 03.04 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/06/2003 Instructor: Shannon Helgeson Academics
research 3 minor parties - write 1 paragraph on each explaining its basic platform

collect 5/5 assessment #1-4
seniors gone - study hall time
discussion of California's new governor

discuss 5/5

discussion of minor parties
Review of political parties Ch 5

Roundtable: "Should political candidates be forced to sign loyalty oaths?"
Quiz - Ch 5

Rd Ch 6, sec 1 for Monday "The Right to Vote"

Do assessment pg 150 #1-5

Rd pg 151 & make predictions about what would happen if online voting were instituted. Write 1-2 paragraphs and be prepared to share on Monday re: what would happen to voter turnout? would any political parties benefit more than others from online voting? what problems would you predict possibly arising? what is your opinion about online voting?