Instructor: Muccio, J.

    CITIZENSHIP IN A DEMOCRACY (253) 1 credit Grade 12
    In this course young adults who are about to become full participants in our democracy will learn about the structures of our government and how to best access them as a citizen. Seniors will learn about how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance in order to accomplish common goals, how in a democratic society, all people have certain rights and responsibilities, how people engage in political processes in a variety of ways, and how as members of an interconnected world community, the choices we make impact others locally, nationally, and globally. In addition, seniors will develop the project, portfolio, and presentation portion of their Senior Exhibition. 


  • Generation Gap Presentations

    Generation Gap presentations begin Monday Dec. 5th. Use outline Include Article Include 2 interviews from 2 different generations. BE PREPARED!!!  

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  • The Generation Gap

    Up next, the Generation Gap!   Research the Generations Choose a Pop Culture Topic and put in our class table. (Sorry no duplicates!) Research the difference between generations relating to your topic. Prepare questions to interview a minimum of 2 people from 2 different generations. Interview & record Present How You Will Benefit: Develop our understanding of where the generation gap issue surfaces, and the impact pop culture has on individuals and our country. Understand and apply language that is specific to each generation. Explore strategies that overcome gap…

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  • Prepare for our Presidential Debate

    We will be working on our Anchor Task - Presidential Debate, which will be held the week before the actual presidential election:  October 31 - November 4th.  

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  • "Snowden" field trip permission slip

    Click here for the Google docs version of the permission slip.  See below for the uploaded Word version.  

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    Who are you as a Civic member of Society and What Makes you YOU? We will be working on presentations this week and begin (hopefully) to present them next week.   Upcoming: Guest Speaker on the Town Charter Ballot Questions Field Trip to see Snowden -  CIVIC FOCUS: Was Snowden performing his Civic Duty or did he commit Treason (Constitution Art III §3?) Friday, September 30 - Leave WHS at 8:45 am for movie at 9:30 am return to WHS: approx. 12:00-12:15 pm Snowden Official Trailer Snowden Movie Review - Ebert OCTOBER focus will be on the Presidential Election.  Debates Schedule: First presidential debate (Mon, Sept. 26) Vice presidential debate (Tues, Oct. 4) Second presidential debate (Sun, Oct. 9) Third presidential debate (Wed, Oct. 19) Read More: Full 2016 Debate Schedule Read more at…

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  • What is Civics?

    “The practice of democracy is not passed down through the gene pool. It must be taught and learned anew by each generation of citizens."  -- Justice Sandra Day O'Connor iCivics ​ Civics Presentations Completed - if your group has not presented, please see me as soon as possible to schedule your presentation.

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  • Welcome

    Citizenship LiveBinder http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1856776             Access key for private binder: Civics2017         

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