ERIC Number: ED460893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Connecticut General Assembly: Teacher's Manual for Visitation Program of the Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship Education, Inc.
This program is intended for easy incorporation into curricula on U.S. history, state and local government, or contemporary issues and events. The objective is for high school students to gain direct exposure to the workings of the Connecticut state legislature and the decision-making process. The teacher's manual contains an introduction, a guide for teachers, and seven sections, including: (1) "Introduction to the Connecticut General Assembly"; (2) "Getting Elected to be a Lawmaker"; (3) "Organizing for the Business of Lawmaking"; (4) "The Process of Lawmaking"; (5) "Do You Think There Ought to be a Law?"; (6) "Exploring Careers at the General Assembly"; and (7) "A Final Word: Senator Kevin Sullivan." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Constitutional History, Governmental Structure, High Schools, Law Related Education, Political Science, Social Studies, State History, Teaching Guides, United States History
Connecticut Consortium for Law & Citizenship Education, Inc., Program Office, 30 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Tel: 203-566-3904.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Connecticut Humanities Council, Middletown.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship Education, Inc., Hartford.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut