Social Studies 8 A
In this course, students will understand the significance of government, law, and politics.
In this course, students will understand the significance of government, law, and politics. They will examine foundational U.S. documents and how they shaped the Unites States government. Students will examine the purposes and functions of federal and state government, law, and political systems. They will evaluate their role and civic responsibility, including voting and being a productive member of society. Students will closely examine the justice system, local government, the environment, and the economy. They will also learn proper ways to interact in society including interpersonal skills and respecting differences in others such as disabilities.