Here are the links to each of this year's PowerPoint slides:










                 
Ch 15- 16        Ch.17-19        
Click here to link to the College Board
website, where you can find
information about the national A. P.
Government & Politics Test on
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in the
morning.
On Thursday we shall go over classroom rules and
procedures.  We shall continue that topic on Friday and
then begin discussing economics (Chapter 1).  We shall
continue that discussion on Monday.  On Tuesday and
Wednesday we shall discuss Chapter 2, Economic
Systems and our students will take their Ch. 1-2 quiz.  On
Thursday and Friday we shall study Chapter 3, Demand.
A. P. Government
and Politics--5th &
6th Pds.
Click here to view a
presentation showing
the CA standards for
Government
Click here to view a
presentation
showing the CA
standards for
Economics
Weekly current events rotation for 1 May 2015 (volunteers):
Know Nothings: State and Local; Frank Matthews Party:
OPED;
Nativists: Cartoon; Federalists: National; Peace and
Freedom Party: International
Click here to view an MS Word document that shows the
general day-by-day lesson plan, with homework assignments,
by month for the 2015-2016 school year--previous months,
current month and future months
Click here to view online information about our textbook
Stanislaus County Library Website
NO Weekly
Current Events
Reports
are due this
Friday.
Click here
for an example of
a current events
report.
NO Vocabulary
reports are due
this week.  Click
here for a WVR
example from AP
Psych
Here are some websites that complement our in-class and textbook learning.
Here are some general websites for the year.
Click here to learn more about Presidents of the United States.
Click here to learn more about the U. S. House of Representatives
Click here to learn more about the U. S. Senate
Click here to access the website of the Library of Congress--an excellent
sourse for issues on government and economics
Click here to learn more about the Executive Branch
Click here to learn more about the United States Supreme Court
Click here to learn more about the government of the State of California.
Click here to learn more about general economics.
Click here to learn more about the Federal Reserve Board and its powers and
responsibilities        
Click here to see the New York Stock Exchange Website
Click here to find free stock quotes    Click here for the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Click here to visit the website for the Securities  & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Click here to visit an excellent website that helps define economics terms
apgov.ch1and2.2011.website.ppt
apgov.ch3-4.2011.website.ppt
apgov.ch5.2011.ppt
apgov.ch6.media.2012.ppt
apgov.ch7.interestgroups.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch9.parties.2012.ppt
apgov.ch10.elections.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch11.congress.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch1213.presidency.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch14.courts.2012.website.ppt
Click here to view an MS Word document that provides the
course syllabus, including the course outline, grading criteria
and classroom rules. Click here to view model term paper 1
and here to view model term paper 2
.  Click here to view
requirements for class notebooks.
Click here to view the directions for the fall semester term
paper
Click here to view common term paper errors--errors you
should avoid.
Connect to Mr. Simoncini's Columbia
College Political Science Course page
Back to Mr. Simoncini's home page
Click here for Ch. 1-2 questions.
Click here for Ch. 3-4 questions