With a focus on primary source analysis, critical thinking, and interactive web tools, students will explore the foundations of American Government to become informed and active citizens. This is a semester-long middle school course. Webinars are 50 minutes long. Recordings are available for students who must miss a session.
- Three branches of federal government
- The Constitution
- Elections and voting
- State and local government
- E-Congress and Bill Writing
Learning activities include regular writing to communicate ideas via discussion forums, online interactive games and simulations, and a mock legislature. Videos and other multimedia materials are widely employed to support learning.