High School Government Session 5 - Democracy in Depth
In this six week flex course, students will discover there is much more to democracy than meets the eye.
US Grade 9 - 12
Note: While not required, it would be helpful for students to participate in High School Government Flex Sessions 1, 2, 3, and 4 prior to this class. In this six week flex course, students will go beyond the basic 'government by the people' concept of democracy. The core principles of democracy, society's expectations of it, and the four faces of democracy will be studied. Students will learn the ways in which democracy can contradict itself and ten conditions that foster democracy and...
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.
Homework Offered*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
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 Comparative Politics, An Introduction (McGraw Hill)
Meet the teacher
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...
$9weekly or $50 for 6 weeks
Completed by 4 learners
No live video meetings