AP US Government
2017-2018

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The AP US Government course offers students a rigorous examination of an entry year college level course. With determination and effort, students have been and continue to be successful in earning college credit from this course. The National Board Exam will be given in May 2016. Expectations for performance are high. 

The course material is concentrated in six areas:
1. Constitutional Underpinnings
2. Political Beliefs and Behaviors
3. Political Parties, Interest Groups, 
    and Mass Media
4. Institutions of National 
    Government
5. Public Policy
6. Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Overall grading scale for this course is based upon the following:

90 - 100 = A
80 -   89.9 = B
70 -   79.9 = C
60 -   69.9 = D
  0 -   59.9 = F
 
SCORING
Written Essay Questions (40%)
Multiple Choice Questions (40%)
Participation (20%)

Drop Grades may occur. 
US Government
2017-2018

BLIZZARD BAGS are in class announcements: use link on the left! 

The US Government class is structured according to the "Common Core" curriculum developed by the State of Ohio. 

How the American people govern themselves at national, state, and local levels of government is the basis for this course. Students can impact issues addressed by local governments through Board approved community service hours. Current events, an APA style project, and other projects may occur. 

Topics learned throughout the year will include:
1. Civic Involvement
2. Civic Participation and Skills
3. Basic Principles of the U.S. 
    Constitution
4. Structures and Functions of the 
    Federal Government
5. Role of the People
6. Ohio's State and Local  
    Governments
7. Government and the Economy

The grading scale for this course is:

90 - 100 = A
80 -   89.9 = B
70 -   79.9 = C
60 -   69.9 = D
  0 -   59.9 = F

SCORING
Straight points are used to calculate grades.
Massillon City School
Mission Statement

The Massillon Cith School District will educate for excellence by challenging all students to achieve their highest potential in academics, arts, and athletics. 


Parent - Teacher Conferences

WHS Nov. 12th
5:00-8:00 pm

WHS Nov. 17th 
2:30-5:30 pm