Civics Course Overview
"For me, civic education is the key to inspiring kids to want to stay involved in making a difference." -Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court
"Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. A primary [goal] should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing… than … communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?” - George Washington
"If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools." - Plato
By clicking on the images below, you'll be able to see the activities and assignments from each unit throughout the year.
“So, let us not be blind to our differences--but let us also direct attention to our common interests and to the means by which those differences can be resolved. For, in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.” –President John F. Kennedy