Rest of the Week; Rough Plans

WEDNESDAY
P1 ENGLISH
Finish Bordertown Cafe (Read Man in the Casket)

P2 SOCIAL STUDIES 20
Review Period or work on Media Studies 20 final project.
*Mason and Zach; you have today left to hand some things in.
**If you WordPress is unfinished, when marked, is going to drastically drop your grade.

Know the words below and be able to define them; be ready to use them in sentences with facts and to back up opinions on other portions of the test.
a._____ Communist
b._____ Dictator
c._____ Authoritarianism
d._____ Discrimination
e._____ Justice
f._____ Rights
g._____ Responsibilities
h._____ Democracy
i._____ Morality
j._____ Humanity
k._____ Facism
l._____ Genocide

What is the difference between a right and a responsibility?
List 10 rights from the Declaration of Human Rights.
List 10 responsibilities that people have to upholding those 210 rights.

What is the difference between NATO and the UN (This is old… Research or look back).

TERMINOLOGY
Know the words below and be able to define them; be ready to use them in sentences with facts and to back up opinions on other portions of the test.

a. _____ Migration
b. _____ Immigration
c. _____ Emigration
d. _____  Fatality
e. _____ Industrialized
f. _____ Dependency
g. _____ Sustainability

a.____ Habitat
b.____ Technology
c.____ Scarcity
d.____ Economics
e.____ Economic Growth
f.____ Materialism
g.____ Production
h.____ Capital
i.____ Per Capita
j.____ Income
k.____ Stock
l.____ Non Renewable Resources
m.____ Sustainable Yield
o.____ Carrying Capacity

List 2 important events in Canada’s Aboriginal history that have added to the struggles that exist today. Be sure to comment based on wealth, poverty and governance.
Be specific.

Global Poverty Trap? What does it mean to be poor? Why are people poor?

List 10 reasons countries go to war.

What is the difference between communism and capitalism?

Explain the political paradigm.

LASTLY;
The following are your essay questions.
The essay will be closed book but you are expected to plan for it.
No cheat sheets allowed.
Use what you know to come up with a tight thesis for one of the broad topics below.
There are prompts to help you along the way.
You must use terminology, current events, examples from the course and events in history to back up your thesis.

Essay Questions:
You have completed the first portion of your Social Studies 20 Final. At this time please hand in the first portion of your final and pick up your laptop.  Use your laptop and any resources to write a well thought out, detailed, cited essay.
Be sure to come up with a clear, direct thesis statement on the topic of your choosing.
CHOOSE ONE as a theme to center a thesis around and remember to be mindful of the themes/units:
Human Rights,
Population,
Environment,
Wealth/Poverty and Governance (& Canadian Aboriginal topics).

1. Ultra-nationalism:
What is it? Ultra-nationalism is a more extreme form of nationalism that can lead to fascism, authoritarianism and tight control over activities within the nation that supposedly will threaten the nation if left unchecked. It can lead to reduction or stoppage of immigration, expulsion, oppression, demagoguery, emotional aspects, talk of presumed real or imagined enemies, threat to survival, crack-down, limit of trade through tariffs, tight control over businesses and production, militarism, populism, propaganda and basically “us versus them” attitude. Ultra-nationalism ultimately can lead to conflict within a state, as well as between states, and in its extreme form leads to war, secession, or genocide.
ESSAY PROMPTS
When is nationalism a good thing?
When is nationalism a bad thing?
(Look at the themes of each unit of study and discuss how each can apply to the side you have chosen and your specific thesis statement.)

2. Militarism.
Militarism
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interest. Countries have used military influence for centuries to control, influence, conquer and bring safety to its citizens. Nearly every country in the world has a military.
ESSAY PROMPTS
When is militarism a good thing?
When is militarism a bad thing?
(Look at the themes of each unit of study and discuss how each can apply to the side you have chosen and your specific thesis statement.)

3. Environmentalism.
Environmentalism is a broad philosophy, ideology and social movement regarding concerns for environmental conservation and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the concerns of non-human elements. Environmentalism advocates the preservation, restoration and/or improvement of the natural environment, and may be referred to as a movement to control pollution.
Why are environmental concerns at the forefront of political and legal debates?
Do people really have the power to change the environment? Explain in detail/fact.
(Look at the themes of each unit of study and discuss how each can apply to the side you have chosen and your specific thesis statement.)

P3 FIELD TRIP

THURSDAY

I LOVE THESE HUMANS

I LOVE THESE HUMANS!

P1 Read, “The Rink” or “The Man in the Casket”
ELA20FINAL review2013
P2 Grassl’s kids coming back; WRAP UP (You must be done)
P3 Free the Children Speaker

FRIDAY
P1 Photography
P2 I AM Hutterite
P3 WORK PERIOD

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