Social Studies - 2017-18

GOVT.9g - How Students Demonstrate Responsible Citizenship

The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by 

g) devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues. 

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Students acquire the knowledge and skills required to influence public policy by studying how others addressed issues of interest in their community or the state. 

ESSENTIALS

Students need to demonstrate the knowledge and skills responsible citizenship requires, including the ability to 

 formulate questions about state and/or local issues 

 acquire and analyze information from a variety of print and electronic sources 

 evaluate information 

 act within a group in a positive manner to resolve conflict and build trust 

 communicate a position effectively in writing, discussion, and debate 

 implement a course of action 

 evaluate the effectiveness of the action.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 17, 2017