CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT

  • Course Type
    Core Courses
  • Grade Level
    6-8
  • Category
    Social Studies
  • Course Length
    Year

This course introduces students to the basic principles of the democratic government of the United States. Students examine the structure of legislation, including the numerous branches of government and the roles that each branch plays governing the nation. Students look at local and state governments, including mandates and laws and how those laws affect citizens locally and nationally.