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VE – Civics and Citizenship*

School Year: 2022-2023
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: H199VE
College Concurrent: No
School District: Converse County School District #1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Converse 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Edge
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Courseware
Credits: 0.50
Standards: Wyoming standards alignment available from the district upon request
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 22, 2022 - May 25, 2023
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Civics and Citizenship is a one-semester elective appropriate for students in middle school and early high school. The course investigates events, concepts, and issues with a 360-degree view allowing multiple perspectives from various cultures and institutions to inform student learning. The course is divided into five units in which students will explore their civic roles, rights, and responsibilities; analyze the development of democracy in the United States; study the purposes and principles of the Constitution; investigate the role of power in decision-making; and discover ways to influence the government. The course provides opportunities to actively engage with the content through interactives, assignments, readings, short writings, projects, and discourse
Course Prerequisites: None
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Tutoring/help chats as well as tutoring/help from district coach and/or other district educators, Text to speech K-12, Language tool for ELL, Accommodations and modifications to students with IEPS and 504s
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • A student is expected to meet progress requirements for the course weekly flexibility- for example: student can choose to complete weekly progress for a course earlier in the week)