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Civics

Offered to Grades 7-12
0.5 Credit (Semester or Summer Term)

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Detailed Course Description

Created for students in grades 7-12, this five-unit course explores the many facets of America's government. Lessons cover the fundamental values and principles, rights, responsibilities, and limits, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution, the role of the president, lawmakers, and judges, state government, taxation, diversity, and the role of religion in our government. The course encourages students to understand the present system in America by looking at the past. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia Civics enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

This course covers the following topics:

  • A New Nation
  • The Constitution
  • Branches of Government
  • Government by the People
  • Relationship to the World