Distance Learning

Instructional Hours:
Thursdays from 10:00- 11:30

Office Hours:

Thursdays from 1:30- 3:00
Although my formal office hours are on Thursdays, I will checking my email periodically throughout the week and will respond as soon as I can.  To schedule an appointment, email me at vannme@pwcs.edu.  


Virtual Learning Week 8 (6/8- 6/12)

Can you believe it?? We made it to the end of the year!  This weeks assignment will be a virtual farewell to celebrate our time together this year. Further information can be found on our Google Classroom.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions!
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Virtual Learning Week 8 (6/1- 6/5)

It's time to put your knowledge to the test!  This week we will be completing and end of the year Kahoot.  This game will review all of the content we learned throughout the year.  Please make sure you enter in your full name as the top 3 winners will receive a prize. Further information can be found on our Google Classroom.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions!
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Virtual Learning Week 7 (5/25- 5/29)

Welcome to Mock Trial Week #2!  This week we will be continuing what we started last week.  Students who are interested in participating in the virtual mock trial will need to prepare an opening and closing statement.  Students not participating in the virtual mock trial can go ahead and complete the alternate assignment on Google Classroom.  Further information can be found on our Google Classroom.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions!
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Virtual Learning Week 6 (5/18- 5/22)


Welcome to Mock Trial Week #1!  This week we will be reviewing content learned from our Judicial System Unit before bringing our learning to life in a mock trial.  You will spend time collecting evidence in order to argue on the prosecution or defense side.  Students interested in participating in a virtual mock trial NEXT week need to make sure they sign up on Google Classroom. Further information can be found on our Google Classroom.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions!
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Virtual Learning Week 5 (5/11- 5/15)


It's presentation day!!! This week we will spend time presenting our Shark Tank projects virtually.  Upload your final Shark Tank presentation to the class Padlet by either sharing a link or uploading a file.  You will be responsible for viewing classmates' projects and filling out a worksheet.  Further information can be found on our Google Classroom.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions! 
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Virtual Learning Week 4 (5/4- 5/8)


This week is being used as a virtual workday! Use today to work on whatever aspects of the Shark Tank project that you need to still work on, whether it's for science, math, language arts, or civics.  Feel free to email me if you have any questions! 
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Virtual Learning Week 3 (4/27- 5/1)


Now that we have our product, logo, and slogan, we need to create some advertisements!  Each group will need to create business cards, as well as 2 forms of advertisements.  These advertisements can be flyers, commercials, social media pages, magazine advertisements, etc.  Be creative!  Directions for this weeks assignment, as well as video instructions can be found on our Google Classroom.  Make sure to watch the videos!  It will show different apps to use to create the advertisements.  Feel free to email me if you have any further questions!
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Virtual Learning Week 2 (4/20- 4/24)


Welcome back to our second week of virtual learning!  Hopefully by now everyone has decided what product they will be creating for Shark Tank.  This week we are going to focus on creating a logo and slogan for your products.  Directions for this weeks assignment, as well as video instructions can be found on our Google Classroom.  Feel free to email me if you have any further questions! 
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Virtual Learning Week 1 (4/13- 4/17)


Hey everyone! 

Welcome to our first week of virtual learning!  We're going to spend the next few weeks working on our Shark Tank simulation.  This is a fun and exciting activity that lets you take what we learned about economics and apply it while trying to market a brand new product to pitch to the "sharks."  Everything that you need to complete and more in depth instructions for the week can be found on Google Classroom.

This week's activity focuses on the following:

1) Decide if you are completing this project by yourself, with a partner, or in a group up to

2) Start brainstorming your product!  For this project to work, you need to have an ORIGINAL product, meaning that it does not already exist.  Make sure you fill out the worksheets on Google Classroom to help guide your brainstorming.  

3.  Remember to choose your partners carefully!  Make sure that you choose your partners carefully and are able to get in touch with them via text, Facetime, email, Zoom, Google Hangouts, etc. 

*Remember this assignment is optional.  No grades will be given and there will be no penalty for students who do not complete the assignment.  Please reference the Shark Tank Calendar for important topics/ due dates.  

 
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Unit 1:  Citizenship Requirements (CE 3/4) 
CE 3/4 Unit Plan

CE 3/4 Vocab Quizlet

CE 3/4 Review Quizizz
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iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Immigration Nation
Sortify: US Citizenship
Responsibility Launcher

Unit 2:  Constitutional Foundations (CE 2)
CE 2 Unit Plan

CE 2 Vocab Quizlet

CE 2 Review Quizizz:
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iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Race to Ratify

Unit 3:  Political Process (CE 5/10)
CE 5/9 Unit Plan

CE 5/9 Vocab Quizlet

CE 5/9 Review Quizizz: 
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iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Activate
Cast Your Vote
Crisis of Nations
Executive Command
NewsFeed Defenders
Represent Me
Win the Whitehouse

Unit 4:  National Government (CE 6)
CE 6 Unit Plan

CE 6 Vocab Quizlet

CE 6 Review Quizizz: 
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iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Branches of Power
People's Pie
Power Play

Unit 5:  State/ Local Government (CE 7/8)
CE 7/8 Unit Plan

CE 7/8 Vocab Quizlet

CE 7/8 Review Quizizz: 
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iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Counties Work

Unit 6:  Judicial System (CE 9)
CE 9 Unit Plan

CE 9 Vocab Quizlet

CE 9 Review Quizizz: 
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iCivics Games:  Please note that some games may require Adobe Flash Player
Argument Wars
Court Quest
Do I Have a Right?
Supreme Decision
We the Jury

Unit 7:  Economic Principles (CE 11)
CE 11 Unit Plan

CE 11 Vocab Quizlet

CE 11 Review Quizizz: 
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Unit 8:  United States Economy (CE 12)
CE 12 Unit Plan

CE 12 Vocab Quizlet

CE 12 Review Quizizz: 
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Online Textbook
Please reference the online textbook for additional information.  Once on the website, click on the "Our State and Nation" title and use the username and password below to access.  Make sure you are paying attention to the uppercase and lowercase letters!

Five Ponds Press

Username: BullRunS Password: 20155S

 


Description of Ms. Vann's class

 


Students will be responsible for taking multiple quick checks throughout the unit to show mastery of specific SOL objectives.  At the end of the unit, students will complete a cumulative unit test.  Please reference the calendar for specific dates for the quick checks and unit tests.


 

How to Set-up Calendar Alerts:
If your child is in my class, and you would like to receive email alerts for items posted to my calendar, you may view step-by-step directions.