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# Project

## Discovering Angle Relationships Activity

Students will interactively learn about the angle relationships including corresponding, alternate interior, alternate exterior, vertical, and same-side interior angles. They will learn which pairs are congruent and which pairs add up to 180 degrees (only assuming the lines are parallel). They will also have their first encounter with a transversal and how that fits into the equation.

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## Test Review Day Worksheet

Students will review how to rationalize the denominator, graph polynomial functions, write exponential growth/decay functions, use rules to re-write log and natural log expressions, use synthetic or long division to divide two polynomials, and how to graph a log function.

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## imovie Project

For this project, students will show they understand plot, tone, and theme by creating an imovie that summarizes their book and theme while matching the music they create in Garage Band to the tone of the different parts of the book. The end project is similar to a movie trailer, but it summarizes the entire book.

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## US Government: Interest Groups - Interest Group Interview

This activity will have your students locating another person who is a member of an interest group and interview them about their association with that group and its effectiveness in affecting policy. This type of an opportunity will really help your students grasp the prevalence of interest group memberships and investigate the effectiveness of these memberships.

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## Media & Politics: Analyzing Political Polls

This activity will help your students to analyze polls prior to letting them sway our opinion on an important topic. Your students will gain experience in recognizing how newspaper articles often cite results of polls to gain our attention or sway our opinion. This important activity will afford them an opportunity to be more discerning when consuming different forms of media as well.

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## Media & Politics: Creating Your Own Soundbite

Various forms of media can be used as powerful tools in an attempt to sway our opinion. For this project your students will produce a 30 second sound bite video that utilizes one or more of the propaganda techniques. They will attempt to sway the classes' opinion on a topic that they have a strong opinion on by way of this brief sound bite.

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## Stages of Expansion of Voting Rights

This is a student project to illustrate stages of expansion of voting rights.

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## Impact of Political Parties by Decade

This will be a culminating project for your students to show political party impact by decade.

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## Bill of Rights Quiz Game

This learning object will give your students an opportunity to think critically about the bill of rights in real life situations and leverage technology in such a way that they can learn in a fun and engaging way. The students will begin by studying the Bill of Rights at the link below, then the class will play the Kahoot Quiz online using any digital device with an internet connection.

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