Middle School Civics Course
Our Middle School Civics course offers students an in-depth exploration of the historical and philosophical underpinnings of the United States government. Tailored for young learners, this course delves into the core aspects of what it means to be a citizen in a democratic society. Students will embark on a journey that begins with the early roots of American government and progresses through the complexities of its current structure. This course is designed not just to educate but to inspire students to understand and appreciate their roles and responsibilities within their country.
Through this curriculum, students will gain a nuanced understanding of the relationship between individual rights and civic duties. They will explore the purpose and various forms of government, emphasizing the unique characteristics of the U.S. system. This journey includes an examination of the U.S. Constitution and its Amendments, providing insights into the legal framework that shapes American life. The course also encourages active civic participation, guiding students to recognize different ways they can contribute to civic life. By the end of this course, students will have a well-rounded understanding of U.S. civics, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to be informed, responsible citizens.
Middle School Civics
This social studies course covers a wide range of topics involving the historical and philosophical foundations of the U.S. government as well as its structure. After taking this course, students will develop a better understanding of what it means to be a citizen of a country and explain how local, state, and national governments serve the public.
Textbook: U.S. Civics - © Excel Education Systems, Inc. - 2022
- Describe the relationship between rights and duties.
- Explain what it means to be a citizen of a country.
- Describe the purpose of a government as well as its various forms.
- Describe the historical and philosophical roots of the U.S. government.
- Examine the Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
- Explain the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens.
- Explain the different ways people can participate in civic life.
- Examine the structure of the U.S. Government.
- Chapter 1: Defining Civics & Citizenship
- Chapter 2: Governmental Goals, Needs, & Philosophies
- Chapter 3: Fundamental Values & Principles in Action
- Chapter 4: The Constitution
- Constitutional Amendments
- Chapter 7: Public Influence on Policy
- Chapter 8: The Legislative Branch
- Chapter 9: The Executive Branch
- Chapter 10: The Judicial Branch
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C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
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How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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Single course options at Excel High School range in price depending on their difficulty. Single course prices are below:
- Standard High School Courses: $225
- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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