Based upon the premise that analyzing current information is essential to an effective citizenry, this course asks students to research, compare, contrast, and think critically about government-related issues. Students learn the ideals behind the American system of government and the mechanics of its operation in preparation for taking their places as independent thinking citizens of the nation.
Course Length: Full year
Suggested Grade Level(s): 11, 12
The following books are included with this course:
- U.S. Government Coursebook
- Democracy in Action (Glencoe 2003)
View samples of our high school curriculum here.
High School Teacher Manuals are available only for families who use our curriculum independently (non-enrolled). Enrolled students and families should contact their Oak Meadow teacher directly for questions regarding course work.