Mr. Barnett's Class
Moberly High School
Welcome to Mr. Barnett's Classes
Hello all, This is my website that lets you know what is going on in my class. You will mainly find lesson plans and project handouts on here. Mr. Barnett's Schedule 1st- Cold War 2nd-American Studies 3rd- Sociology 4th- Sociology 5th- Connections (Juniors) 6th- Sociology 7th- American Studies 8th- Planning If you have any questions please email or call me at firstname.lastname@example.org or (660) 269-2660
American Studies: Beginnings to 1900
During your semester in this class we will get at the roots of American civilization. We will start off with how people came to the country we know as the United States, and then go into the concept of foreign exploration and how that began colonization. After colonization we will discuss how different the regions were, from the industrial north to the agricultural south.
Then comes the fight for independence. We will be discussing the issues that the colonist had to deal with in reguards to British control and followed by launching a new nation.
After we have discovered all the avenues of our how our government started we will then go into balancing nationalism and sectionalism.
After that westward expansion and the Civil War will be our next topics followed by Reconstruction and changes on the western front.
Welcome to the Cold War! We will be covering the Origins of the Cold War, Beginnings of the Cold War, Cold War in the Sixties, and the Cold War Draws to a Close. Throughout the semester we will take test and quizzes that will cover what we have discussed. Along with test and quizzes, we will have papers and projects that reinforce the objectives that we have gone over.
Throughout the World people always complain about how the government does not do this or that. Most of those people do not have a clear understanding of what the government actually does. Well guess what, you will learn how government actually works in this class. We will start with the Foundations of American Government to set the foundation. Then move through the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of the Federal government and finish with state and local government.
Throughout the semester we will be doing projects over the topics that we discuss. It is imperative that you keep up the homework and notes that you have in order to do well on the projects and test. If you fall behind it will be difficult for you to catch up. So pay attention and ask questions.
Throughout the semester we will be coving many topics that deal with you better understanding psychology and how to apply it to real world situations. Topics covered will include sensations, perceptions, alternate states, memory, cognitive processes, motivation, emotion, stress, and psychological disorders.
You will be doing projects that pertain to the subjects mentioned above during the semester. Do not procrastinate on these. They are a large portion of you grade.
Welcome to Sociology. You are probably thinking what in the world is Sociology and why am I taking this class. Well Sociology is the study of people, groups, cultures, and how they all interact with each other and you are taking this class because Sociology is interesting!!!!
Throughout the semester will cover 5 units on the following sociological topics: Sociology and Culture, Social Organization and the Individual, Social Inequality, Social Institutions, and Changing Societies. Within the units we will be working on a variety of projects that pertain to each unit. Examples of the projects that we will be doing are Philosophies of Sociology, World Cultures, Criminal Behavior, Family Heritage, Sports and Entertainment Influence, and Social Change. It is imperative that you do not take the projects lightly, they are a large portion of you grade in this class.
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