This course will examine all elements of our citizenship including how our society formed, the reasons we chose to have a democratic government, how to get involved, and the problems our nation faces. We will look at these elements by researching the Internet, reading case studies, and through group discussions. As a member of this course you will become more informed about our role in our communities and learn new methods of understanding and researching.
Course materials: We will use many research articles and Internet sites; links and attachments will be provided in class.
Standards met: This course meets all standards and benchmarks in the Citizenship and Government strand of the Minnesota Academic Standards in Social Studies for Grades 9-12.
Honors Opportunity: Yes