042610 world eu 50m

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042610 world eu 50m

  1. 1. Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 04/26/10 , Topic: Modern Europe 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #41 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
  2. 3. Agenda 1) Modern Europe End Goal, you will be able to… 1) How does Europe affect you? Reminder 1) Find & complete your 4 news pods
  3. 4. Review Results of Cold War : a) Unemployment, shortages, inflation as ppl adjust to capitalism (some make it: Poland, others going is slow: Serbia, organized crime grows) b) Communist Party lives on as a elected party c) W. Ger pay heavy taxes to modernize E Ger d) Feeling of inferiority , esp. in Russia e) Nationalism + racism rises as unemp stays high
  4. 5. Notes #41a , Title: “ EU Notes ” 1) European Union (EU) : United “Europe” 1951 - European Coal and Steel Community 1959 - European Free Trade Association 2002 - Euro 2005 - France rejects EU Constitution (EU still patchwork of treaties)
  5. 7. 1 U.S. dollar = 0.74 Euro 1 Euro = 1.3373 U.S. dollars
  6. 8. Notes #41a , Title: “ EU Notes ” 2) EU Parliament (like US House of Reps) : 736 members makes laws, elected every 5 yrs (Strasbourg, France) 3) Council of the European Union (like US Senate) : 27 help make laws, esp on security, top politicians of each country's gov (Brussels, BG) 4) European Commission (like the President/Bureaucracy) : Carries out the law, Council picks, Parliament approves (Brussels + Luxembourg)
  7. 9. Notes #41a , Title: “ EU Notes ” 5) EU Court of Justice : 27 judges, hear cases in 3/5/13 judge panels (Luxemburg) 6) European Central Bank : Ensure Euro is stable (Frankfurt, Germany) 7) European Economic and Social Committee : Help with European social issues 8) European Defense Agency (EDA) : Help with European security, no European military
  8. 10. Work #41a , Title “ Europe Today ” 1) Copy Source Title: The Class 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections Time Bookmark: 00:00
  9. 11. Homework: 1) Study today’s notes + work sections for a possible workbook quiz . 2) Pick and listen to your 4 news podcast by next Monday. Workbook Check: If your name is called, drop off your workbook with Mr. Chiang ( if requested, points lost if your workbook is not turned in )

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