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The Law, Politics, and Government; Civics for Grades 6-8 FLEX

This interactive, standards-based, FLEX course covers most civic focused standards as outlined by the C3 Social Studies State Standards for grades 6-8.
Kristina Rinard, Etc.
331 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 14 learners
Class
No live meetings
Over 8 weeks
10-14
year olds
1-12
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" 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

Available Times

Pacific

Available Times

Pacific
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Description

Class Experience

D2.Civ.1.6-8. Distinguish the powers and responsibilities of citizens, political parties, interest groups, and the media in a variety of governmental and nongovernmental contexts.

D2.Civ.2.6-8. Explain specific roles played by citizens (such as voters, jurors, taxpayers, members of the armed forces, petitioners, protesters, and office-holders).

D2.Civ.3.6-8. Examine the origins, purposes, and impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, and international agreements.

D2.Civ.4.6-8. Explain the powers and limits of the three branches of government, public officials, and bureaucracies at different levels in the United States and in other countries.

D2.Civ.5.6-8. Explain the origins, functions, and structure of government with reference to the U.S. Constitution, state constitutions, and selected other systems of government.

D2.Civ.6.6-8. Describe the roles of political, civil, and economic organizations in shaping people’s lives.

D2.Civ.7.6-8. Apply civic virtues and democratic principles in school and community settings.

D2.Civ.8.6-8. Analyze ideas and principles contained in the founding documents of the United States, and explain how they influence the social and political system.

D2.Civ.9.6-8. Compare deliberative processes used by a wide variety of groups in various settings.

D2.Civ.10.6-8. Explain the relevance of personal interests and perspectives, civic virtues, and democratic principles when people address issues and problems in government and civil society.

D2.Civ.11.6-8. Differentiate among procedures for making decisions in the classroom, school, civil society, and local, state, and national government in terms of how civic purposes are intended.

D2.Civ.12.6-8. Assess specific rules and laws (both actual and proposed) as means of addressing public problems.

D2.Civ.13.6-8. Analyze the purposes, implementation, and consequences of public policies in multiple settings.

D2.Civ.14.6-8. Compare historical and contemporary means of changing societies, and promoting the common good.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
  • iCivics
  • PearDeck
  • Kahoot
  • Google Slides
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

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Kristina Rinard, Etc.
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Lifelong Teachers and Learners
331 total reviews
393 completed classes

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