U. S. Government--1st Period
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This course is based on a book titled “U.S. Government, Principles in Practice.” This book is a story about the foundation and origin of our government and constitution; the principle of federalism; the division of power among our three branches of government; how our political process protects our civil liberties and rights; how we have an interactive government with elections and an appellate process; and how much of the world look to America for support with domestic and foreign policy challenges. This is a one quarter (9 weeks) course and is generally reserved for students in grade twelve.
- Academic Assistance
Wednesdays: 3:15 - 4:15
This time is scheduled for students to do make-up/re-take work and receive help from teachers.
- Required Reading & Quiz
All U.S. Government students are assigned 30 - 45 minutes of reading daily. Daily reading & reading quizzes are essential in social studies to understand the various details required to make sense of the concepts. Each reading assignment and quiz is timed to insure students are working at their compatible grade-levels.
Bring pencil/pen and paper everyday to class.