Freshmen: ISS

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Description of Studies

The purpose of this class is to help you better understand government, economics, geography, orienteering, and cultural identity. As a group, we will investigate government plans for progress, and research ways to become better and more involved citizens. Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to relate different forms of governments, geographic location, basic economic theory, cultural shifts, and political realignments.

Daily Notebook: 3-prong Folder with notebook paper
Pencil or Pen (Black only; other colors will not be graded)


Daily Notebook (Quotes, Worksheets, & Notes) 25 Points
Group Activities 50 Points
Unit Assessments 75 Points
Summative Assessments (Nine Weeks Tests) 100 Points

Class Notes for Government (Google Docs Link)

Unit One: Basics of Government Gov Unit 01 Notes
Unit Two: Basics of American Government (Chart completed in class)
Unit Three: Legislature: Congress Gov Unit 03 – Legislature
Unit Four: Presidency & Executive Gov Unit 04 – Executive
Unit Five: Federal Court System and States Rights Gov Unit 05 – Judiciary
Unit Six: Rights of a Citizen Gov Unit 06 Citizenship

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