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American Government A

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CASS78563
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.5
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
This is the first of two courses that comprise American Government. In this course, the student will explore the foundation of American government and its fundamental principles and organization. Glencoe's- United States Government: Democracy in Action- provides the basis for instruction. The student will examine government concepts such as the growth of democracy, federalism, separation of powers, and checks and balances. The branches of government;legislative, executive, and judicial;are studied in depth. This course promotes understanding and participation in government by presenting information in a context that is relevant to the student. Activities in this course are designed to develop the student's abilities to question, read, analyze, interpret, and evaluate different forms of information, as well as to communicate his or her ideas to others. All goals included in this lesson manual are derived from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., publishing as Glencoe. All rights reserved.
Course Prerequisites:
None
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly