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An Introduction To This Class:

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Citizenship focuses on basic concepts and principles of the American political system. This class covers the structure and function of the American system of government, the roles and responsibilities of citizen participation in the political process, and the relationship of the individual to the law and the legal system. This class stresses critical analysis of public issues while integrating and reinforcing social studies skills.

Lessons for 2nd Semester

Week 1
January 15 - January 19
Patriotism

Week 2
January 22 - January 26
Chapter 1
People and Government

Week 3
January 29 - February 2
Chapter 2
Origins of Americna Government

Week 4
February 5 - February 9
Chapter 3
The Constitution

Week 5
February 12 - February 16
Chapter 13
Constitutional Freedoms

Week 6
February 19 - February 23
Chapter 4
The Federal System

Week 7
February 26 - March 2
Chapter 5
The Organization of Congress

Week 8
March 5 - March 9
Chapter 7
Congress at Work

Week 9
March 12 - March 16
Chapter 8
The Presidency

Week 10
March 19 - March 23
Chapter 9
Presidential Leadership

Week 11
March 26 - March 30
Chapter 11
The Federal Court System

Week 12
April 9 - April 13

Enrichment = Video: "Seperat but Equal"

Week 13
April 16 - April 20
Chapter 14
Citizenship and Equal Justice

Week 14
April 23 - April 27
Chapter 20
Taxing and Spending

Week 15
April 30 - May 4
Chapter 23
Structure and Function of State Government

Week 16
May 7 - May 11
Chapter 24
Structure and Function of Local Government

Week 17
May 14 - May 18
Chapter 16
Political Parties

Week 18
May 21 - May 25
Chapter 17
Elections and Voting

Week 19 - May 28 - June 1
EXAM WEEK

WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT

MONDAY:
In order for you to have some background understanding of what we will be discussing in class this week, you will answer the all of the section review questions in the chapter and turn them in by the end of class.

TUESDAY:
We will discuss the chapter so that you understand the material.

WEDNESDAY:
We will finish discussing the chapter and then you will have a reviewsheet to complete and turn in. A copy of the reviewsheet is in the Media Center at school and on the internet.

THURSDAY:
We will discuss current events today by watching Headline News. Class participation in the discussions is expected.

FRIDAY:
You will have a test today covering the material in the chapter.

RESOURCES

Need some extra help with this week's assignment? First, try the online help at the "Textbook Resource" link on this webpage. Then, if you need more help, check out the "Help and Assist" page.



Cross Creek High School
3855 Old Waynesboro Road
Augusta, GA 30906
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