TECH II UP
Fall 2019 OR SPRING 2020
This class is design to allow you to understand American government. We will use this course as a tool for learning what government is, how it was established, how it has changed throughout its history, and how it affects your daily life. As a U.S. citizen and Ohio resident, you can have a significant influence in your government. The government on all levels influences your daily life. Understanding your government, and how it works, will better enable you to influence its future. Each chapter will introduce you to a new topic or extend your knowledge of a previous topic. Emphasis will also be placed on mastery of content of any state-mandated tests that may be assigned.
WHAT MATERIALS WILL YOU NEED FOR THIS CLASS?
- a one-inch, three-ring binder with paper or a divided notebook and a folder with pockets
- a writing utensil
A textbook will be checked out to you for the semester. You are responsible for maintaining it in good condition and returning it to Mrs. Jakubczak at the end of the semester.
HOW WILL YOUR GRADES BE DETERMINED FOR AMERICAN GOVERNMENT?
Your grade will be determined on scale established by Cuyahoga Valley Career Center of
Your grade will be comprised of scores from tests/quizzes, participation in class during regular classtime as well as during current events, notebook grades, and homework/classwork assignments.