WESTFIELD GOVERNMENT TEAM 2008 2009

COURSE TOPIC ALIGNMENT BY QUARTER

 

 

                1ST QUARTER                                                                                      3RD QUARTER

                                                                                              

                                                                                                       State and Local Government (FLE)

                American Political Landscape                                       Presidency

                Political Culture and Ideology                                       Bureaucracy

Media and Public Opinion                                            Economic and Regulatory Policy                                                                        Social Policy

                Political Parties                                                         Foreign and Defense Policy 

                Voting, Campaigns and Elections                                                                                           

                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                 

                COMMON ASSESSMENTS                                     COMMON ASSESSMENTS

1.        ELECTION PROJECT                                        1.  RESEARCH PROJECT

2.        NINE WEEKS TEST                                            2.  NINE WEEKS TEST                                                                                           

                                                                                                                               

                2ND QUARTER                                                                                4TH QUARTER    

                                                                                                                               

                Constitutional Democracy                                               Comparative Political and Economic Systems

                The Living Constitution                                                   National Judiciary

                Federalism                                                                        Amendment Rights

                Interest Groups                                                                 Due Process Rights

                Congress                                                                           Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

                                                                                                               

                                                                                                               

COMMON ASSESSMENTS                                          COMMON ASSESSMENTS

1.  CIVIC SERVICE PROJECT                                     1.  BILL OF RIGHTS ASSIGNMENT

               2.  NINE WEEKS TEST                                                  2.  NINE WEEKS TEST

                                                                                                           3.  FINANCIAL LITERACY UNIT

                                                                                                               

 

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