Signing the Declaration of independence

American Government Classes

  • I will teach four American Government periods a day. This is a semester long class that splits the other semester with Econ. 

    American Government is designed to provide students with a comprehensive, intensive study of our nation’s system of government and how it came into being.  Students begin with a study of the concepts of government, earliest philosophies of government, founding documents, structure of our government, civil rights & liberties, and concepts of state & local government. Discussions, debates, and projects will be a key part of the class. We move beyond WHO, WHAT, WHEN and WHERE to answering HOW and WHY.

    Students will also be expected to keep a current events journal where they will select relevant news stories relating to class topics and analyze them. We will hold class discussions based on these topics.

    Topics include: types of government, founding documents, three branches of government, civil rights & liberties, campaigns & elections, and state & local government. All lessons and material will be posted online in Google Classroom. Students will check in each day through the Google Meet link for attendance and instruction.

    NOTE: This class curriculum is based on the Henry County Teaching & Learning Standards. All information covered in class is based on county and state standards. Any questions about what is taught in class can be directed to myself.

     

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