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Middle School U.S. Civics and Government

Theresa Caragine 10:00 - 11:30am Ages 12-14

  • On Campus

Service Description

Fall 2024 Sept.17th, 24th Oct. 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th Nov. 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Dec.3rd, 10th (13 days) Fee: $455 + $35 material fee per term Winter 2025 Jan. 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, Feb. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March 4th, 11th (10days) Fee: $350+$35 material fee per term Spring 2025 March 18, 25th April 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th, May 6, 13th, 20th, 27th (10 days) No Class Tuesday April 15th Passover/ Spring Break Fee: $350+$35 material fee per term Class Description: This class will guide students through exploration of the three branches of the U.S. Government: Judicial, Legislative and Executive. Class will follow the path of a bill giving participants the opportunity to argue both sides of a bil.l (should it pass, should it not) In class debates will be organized, researched and monitored in traditional debate format. While studying the Judicial branch students will discuss what the founding fathers meant in the preamble and the constitution. They will discuss both sides of a supreme court case in form as a mock court case. For the Executive Branch we will investigate what denotes executive power, discuss an instance when the president vetoed legislation, what is an executive order. The format of the class will be interactive, with discussions, reading, debates and reenactments. Students will be assigned homework, a research paper and have the opportunity to participate in a term test.


Contact Details

tmariepanyard@gmail.com


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