High School Government - Judicial Branch Focus
In this eight week flex course, students will gain a thorough understanding of the purpose and characteristics of the judicial branch of the United States government, judicial review, and explore some key Supreme Court decisions.
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No live meetings
Over 8 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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Note: While not required, it would be helpful for students to participate in High School Government Flex Sessions 1, 2, and 3 prior to this class. In this eight week flex course, students will grow in their understanding of the judicial branch of government. Students will learn and contemplate the way in which justices are chosen for the Supreme Court, recent controversies surrounding this process, and the implications of lifetime appointments. The way in which the size of the Court can...
I studied political science and public administration at the University of North Dakota. I have taught the following government and history classes at homeschool cooperatives and as an independent instructor for the past four years: High School Comparative Politics High School Government and Constitutional Law Middle School Government United States History: Reconstruction through World War 2 United States History with American Girl I have also homeschooled my three children for the past nine years.
*Worksheets reinforcing terminology and executive branch concepts *Thought questions to develop critical thinking skills
Notebook Binder for worksheets/notes Access to a printer for class worksheets Writing utensil Though not required, I regularly recommend that students have a copy of the SparkCharts US Constitution on hand for reference. A link is provided below: https://www.amazon.com/U-S-Constitution-SparkCharts-SparkNotes/dp/1411470885
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know American Democracy Now (McGraw Hill) United States History and Geography (McGraw Hill) A History of the United States - Modern Times (McGraw Hill) United States Constitution and Bill of Rights www.constitutioncenter.org
Jennifer HansonSocial Sciences and Preschool Dance Instructor
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Hello! My name is Jennifer Hanson. I teach social science and preschool dance classes. I studied political science and public administration at the University of North Dakota. I was the head of a toddler and preschool dance program at a studio...