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.
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
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
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.