Our first unit in government will cover the following standard:
Standard SS8CG1 Learner will describe the role of citizens under Georgia’s constitution.
a. Explain the basic structure of the Georgia state constitution.
b. Explain the concepts of separation of powers and checks and balances.
c. Describe the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
d. Explain voting qualifications and elections in Georgia.
e. Explain the role of political parties in government.
f. Identify wisdom, justice, and moderation as the three principles of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Georgia FlagLearners have the option to participate in on of the following:1. Direct Instruction - Take notes, complete any assignments as given and take an assessment.2. USATESTPREP.COM - complete CG1 Assignments and take an assessment. PPT on Foundations of GA Government3. Choice Board - CHOICE BOARD complete one option from each column and follow instructions. Completion of the choice board counts as your assessment.Target date for completion of unit 7 is 1-22-16.