ERIC Number: ED456060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
So You Think You Can Teach? Democracy in America. 12th Grade Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
This lesson for grade 12 is designed to increase student awareness of citizen participation elements of democracy. Students assume the teacher's role and design a lesson to teach citizen participation in democracy, including methods to combat citizen apathy. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, on-line resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's notes describe the unit's purpose, its correlation to history/social science and language arts standards, and adaptations for special needs students. (RJC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Cooperative Learning, Current Events, Democracy, High Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Role Playing, Social Problems, Social Studies, Teaching (Occupation), United States Government (Course), Values Education
Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE), San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: email@example.com. For full text: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.