Welcome to Consumer Law with Mrs. Boyer!


Each day, we will look at the local current events that are law-related. You can use either of the below websites to access the online version of the Lancaster newspaper:
http://www.lancasteronline.com
http://lancasteronline.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx



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This is where I will list what I am planning to do today (and also if there is any homework):


Tuesday 8/25/15 ONE HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE
First day welcome:
Introduce the Wiki page
Go over class syllabus and layout of room
1st day activities
No Homework

Wednesday 8/26/15
Open Lancaster Online and discuss WGAL ex-employee article
Complete whiteboard activity: discuss current known vocabulary that relates to the current event article in Lancaster Online
Read Hot Debate on pp4 and participate in class discussion
4 stages in growth of law - discuss
Read Chapter 1, Section 1, pages 5-9, only white sections.
Questions 1-5 pp9
No Homework

Thursday 8/27/15
Whiteboard activity: school rules vs. parent rules
"Is This What a Jail Looks Like?" discussion and whiteboard activity
EXCELLENT CLASS DISCUSSION TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday 8/28/15
Quiet time due to Mr. Pritchard's passing; students were given time to finish reading Section 1-1

Monday 8/31/15
Intro to Weekly Reflection Project (file found in Blended Schools)
Discussion on 4 sources of law; read pp10-14; poster activity
Discussion on ethics; read Section 1-3 pp16-18
Work in pairs to complete the Chapter 1 Textbook Outline packet (found on Blended Schools) - when completed, upload file to Blended Schools

Tuesday 9/1/15
Chapter 1 Flashcards (found on Blended Schools)
Chapter 1 Assessment Review Questions (save, upload)
May work on Weekly Reflection Project

Wednesday 9/2/15
What it Means to be an American project
Lesson 1-1 "quiz" for practice
Ebola article - discuss (article found in Blended Schools)

Thursday 9/3/15
Lesson 1-1 Reteach
Finish Weekly Reflection Project - upload file to Blended Schools

Friday 9/4/15 OFF Enjoy your Labor Day weekend!
Monday 9/7/15 OFF
No Homework, unless you want to study and stay ahead. :)

Tuesday 9/8/15
Class time to study for Chapter 1 Test tomorrow:
flashcards (Blended School file) NO WEEKLY PROJECT DUE THIS WEEK
power point & vocab (Blended School files)
answers to review worksheets
Also, finish work from last week that is due by end of block today

Wednesday 9/9/15
Chapter 1 Test
What It Means to be an American project - finish by end of block

Thursday 9/10/15
Ebola article (Blended School file)
Laurie Show article and debate assignment

Friday 9/11/15
Start Chapter 3 (we're skipping Chapter 2 for now)

Tuesday 9/15/15
Section 3-1 discussion
pp51 #1-12
Textbook outline notes for Section 3-1

Wednesday 9/16/15
Section 3-1 practice worksheets and webquest

Thursday 9/17/15
Section 3-2 discussion and outline notes

Friday 9/18/15
Section 3-2 practice worksheets and class activity (didn't get to this one)

Monday 9/21/15
Section 3-2 in textbook: read and complete outline notes in Blended Schools (save only, do not upload yet)

Tuesday 9/22/15 FLEX Schedule CH 3 TEST ON MONDAY 9/28/15
Law & Order

Wednesday 9/23/15 Half-Day CH 3 TEST ON MONDAY 9/28/15
A. Click on the link below: http://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2015/09/09/teen-charged-with-encouraging-her-boyfriend-to-kill-himself
B. Read the article and type a 4-paragraph summary answering the following questions:
1. Do you agree with the charges against Michelle Carter?
2. Did the prosecutors have enough evidence to charge Carter with involuntary manslaughter?
3. How did Carter Roy commit suicide?
4. What actions did Carter's attorney take once she was charged?
5. What was his reason?
6. Finally, what will happen on October 2nd?

Thursday 9/24/15 CH 3 TEST ON MONDAY 9/28/15
Section 3-3 outline notes and practice worksheets

Friday 9/25/15 CH 3 TEST ON MONDAY 9/28/15
1. Texas vs. Johnson study case - pp63 of your textbook - read the case and answer all 3 questions in a Word document. Print and turn in on counter.
2. Chapter 3 review worksheet on back table - complete during block in case you have questions

Monday 9/28/15
Chapter 3 test
Create a weekly reflection project for what you learned in Chapter 3 (same Weekly Reflection Project link in Blended Schools) - due Friday 10/2/15

Tuesday 9/29/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
Law & Order

Wednesday 9/30/15
Read both articles (links below) and complete corresponding worksheets (on back table); when finished, turn in on counter
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/girl-11-charged-with-murder-in-2-month-olds-death-in-ohio/ar-AA9cuQr
http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/judge-police-didn-t-have-good-reason-to-search-vehicle/article_ef331230-591f-11e4-b651-0017a43b2370.html
Work on Weekly Project - due Friday 10/2/15

Thursday 10/1/15


Friday 10/2/15
Weekly Reflection Project for Chapter 3 due today

Monday 10/5/15
Please download the worksheet below and follow the directions. Thank you. (Hope you had a great weekend!)

<Chapter 4 Textbook Outline in Blended Schools (Section 1 ONLY) - print and turn in on counter by end of the block>

Tuesday 10/6/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
Law & Order

Wednesday 10/7/15
1. Download the Prison Flyer instructions below and follow directions:

2. Please read article below:

3. Download the worksheet below and follow directions:


Thursday 10/8/15
Please download the Word document below, follow directions for both cases, and turn in on counter by end of the block. Thank you.


Friday 10/9/15
Please download the worksheet below and follow the directions (complete by end of the block). Thank you.


(Hope you have a great 4-day weekend!)

Wednesday 10/14/15
Please download the two files below and complete by the end of the block. Thank you.
(print and turn in on counter)
(print and turn in on counter)

Thursday 10/15/15
"12 Angry Men" movie: Please download the worksheet below and complete during and after the movie. Turn in on counter when finished.


Friday 10/16/15
Finish movie - turn in worksheets on Monday!

Monday 10/19/15
Turn in worksheets from "12 Angry Men" CHAPTER 4 TEST IS THURSDAY 10/21
Mock Trial

Tuesday 10/20/15 FLEX SCHEDULE (I'm on a field trip today with Career Ed)
Please download and complete the below Criminal Action flowchart and worksheet; print and turn in on counter

Please download and complete the below Criminal Action Trial flowchart and worksheet; print and turn in on counter


Wednesday 10/21/15 HALF DAY
Law & Order CHAPTER 4 TEST FRIDAY

Thursday 10/22/15
Pick up and complete the Chapter 4 Review on the back table - hold onto when finished. CHAPTER 4 TEST TOMORROW

Friday 10/23/15
Chapter 4 Test

Monday 10/26/15
1. Watch the video (link below)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ6smN3lcnY
2. Complete Section 5.1 on textbook outline notes in Blended Schools (turn in on counter when finished)

Tuesday 10/27/15
Catch up day due to end of marking period tomorrow :) Use your time wisely!

Wednesday 10/28/15 END OF MARKING PERIOD
A Civil Action: movie and worksheet

Thursday 10/29/15
Finish 'A Civil Action' movie and worksheet/summary - turn in on counter when finished.

Friday 10/30/15
1. Turn in worksheet from 'A Civil Action' movie
2. Check your grades - anything missing? Grades will be entered today! Have a great HALLOWEEN weekend!!!!!!

Monday 11/2/15
2. Watch the video (link below)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6TUiejBILE
2. Complete Section 5.2 of textbook outline and turn in on counter when finished

Tuesday 11/3/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
Law & Order

Wednesday 11/4/15
Complete Section 5.3 and upload complete file into Blended Schools
Start Case Research Project: download below file and follow directions


Thursday 11/5/15 Chapter 5 Quiz on Monday!
Please pick up Chapter 5 Section 1 Practice Worksheet from back table, complete and turn in by the end of the block.

Friday 11/6/15
1. Please pick up a Chapter 5 Review from the back table and complete by the end of the block.
2. Using the four elements of a tort (duty, breach, injury, causation), create a scenario depicting what happened during each element. Please create the scenario in a Word document, make sure your name is on it, and email to me. Thank you.
Chapter 5 Quiz on Monday!

Monday 11/9/15 (I'm at jury duty today...you'll have a sub)
Chapter 5 Quiz

Tuesday 11/10/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
Law & Order

Wednesday 11/11/15
Starting Chapter 17:
1. Download the power point below. You will editing the PPT with your answers to the questions on the slides. When completed, email the PPT to me.

2. The last slide on the PPT indicates to complete the 17.1 textbook outline notes (the same ones you always do). Save and email your notes to me. Do not upload the document to BS yet.

Thursday 11/12/15
Please download and complete these worksheets. You may work with a partner and/or listen to music.


Please complete and turn in on counter by the end of the block. Thank you.

Friday 11/13/15
Catch up on the stuff from the last two days. I expect everything from 17.1 in by the end of the school day (that's a power point, outline notes, and 2 worksheets). Thank you and have a great weekend!

Monday 11/16/15
1.Please download the power point for Section 17.2 below. It isn't as long as 17.1, but you will still be editing it with your answers and emailing back to me.

2. Please complete the Vocab, Concept, and Goals Review in your text outline notes for 17.2 - upload entire document into Blended Schools using the appropriate link.

Tuesday 11/17/15
Law & Order

Wednesday 11/18/15 EARLY DISMISSAL!!!!
Please download below articles/worksheets - complete, print, and turn in on counter by the end of the block. Thank you!




Thursday 11/19/15
Please download and complete the below worksheet - turn in on counter by the end of the block. Thank you!
CHAPTER 17 QUIZ ON MONDAY

Friday 11/20/15
Chapter 17 Textbook Review Questions
CHAPTER 17 QUIZ ON MONDAY

Monday 11/23/15
Chapter 17 Quiz

Tuesday 11/24/15
People's Court HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!

Tuesday 12/1/15
People's Court

Wednesday 12/2/15
Guest Speaker

Thursday 12/3/15 ALL 3 ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF THE BLOCK. THANK YOU.
1. Please watch the video below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Wv37HPox4I (15 minutes)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4xnubYlrkI&list=PLk7c-06iftVw25Mhl240XL7LmQeyt24JH (15 minutes)
2. Please go through the power point below (it will help you complete the outline notes!):

3. Please complete Section 1 ONLY of the text outline notes in Blended Schools - save and print ONLY Section 1 - turn in on counter

Friday 12/4/15
1. All State Commercials worksheet
Please turn in on counter by the end of the block. Thank you.
2. If you didn't complete yesterday's work, you may do so in this block (must be turned in today for grading)

Monday 12/7/15
1. Please watch these 2 videos on Insurance Exclusions:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvkzZOYVGj0 (roughly 2 minutes)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXD2eGxlp0g (roughly 1 minute)
2. Please watch these 2 videos on Insurance Endorsements:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbcU4Rd5BIo (roughly 2 minutes)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq7kpfRpgS4 (roughly 2 minutes)
3. Please watch this video on Indemnity Insurance:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxrIDMv8EyQ (roughly 1 minute)
4. Please go through the below power point (to help you complete the outline notes):

5. Please complete Section 2 ONLY of the text outline notes in Blended Schools - save and print ONLY Section 2 - turn in on counter

Tuesday 12/8/15 NO FLEX
Worksheets on Sections 1 & 2 (on back table) - turn in on counter by the end of the block. Thank you.

Wednesday 12/9/15
1. Please go through the power point below:

2. Please complete Section 3 of the notes outline - save and print ONLY Section 3 - turn in on counter by the end of the block.
3. Using the vocab in Chapter 18, create a word search on www.puzzlemaker.com - give to a neighbor to solve and turn in for credit.
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/free-puzzlemaker/?CFID=355277&CFTOKEN=12766806

Thursday 12/10/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
1. Worksheet (solve the puzzle) on Section 3 (back table) - turn in on counter by the end of the block. Thank you.
2. Catch up if you have any outstanding work

Friday 12/11/15
Chapter 18 Insurance Project -what we talked about yesterday - just get started on it, you'll have Monday to work on it. Then, present Tuesday.


Monday 12/14/15
Work on Insurance Project Presentations

Tuesday 12/15/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
Insurance Project Presentations

Wednesday 12/16/15
Please complete the below Chapter 18 Review - we'll go over the answers before you leave. DO NOT TURN IN.


Thursday 12/17/15
Chapter 18 Quiz

Friday 12/18/15
Home Alone - complete below worksheet and turn in on counter before the end of the block. Thank you!


Monday 12/21/15 (I'm on a field trip today with my Career Ed. class)
Mock Trial - student research/prep work

Tuesday 12/22/15 FLEX SCHEDULE
Mock Trial - present scenario and reach verdict

Wednesday 12/23/15 EARLY DISMISSAL!!!!!!!!!!
Grades 9 & 10: SADD event in cafeteria ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY BREAK! SEE YOU JANUARY 4TH!!!!

Monday 1/4/16
19.1 text outline (Section 1 only!) - save and email to me


Tuesday 1/5/16 FLEX SCHEDULE
People's Court

Wednesday 1/6/16
19.1 worksheets - print and turn in on counter - thank you!


Thursday 1/7/16 9:44 - 10:40
19.2 text outline - save and email to me (don't forget your name on the outline)


Friday 1/8/16 9:44 - 10:40
19.2 worksheets - print and turn in on counter - thank you!


Monday 1/11/16 BLOCK 2 FINALS 7:40 - 9:40
Ch 19 review

Tuesday 1/12/16 9:45 - 10:30
People's Court

Wednesday 1/13/16 BLOCK 2 FINALS 7:40 - 9:40
Ch 19 test

Thursday 1/14/16 9:45 - 10:30 LAST DAY OF MARKING PERIOD!
Wrap Up ENJOY NEXT SEMESTER! I WILL MISS YOU!!