Collierville High School

CHS has 11 National Merit Semifinalists and 12 Commended Scholars

Course Description

Students will study the purposes, principles, and practices of American government as established by the Constitution. Students are expected to understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens and how to exercise these rights and responsibilities in local, state, and national government. Students will learn the structure and processes of the government of the state of Tennessee and various local governments. The reading of primary source documents is a key feature of United States Government and Civics standards. (TN DOE Standards, Course Description)

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Weekly Agenda 8/28 - 9/1

Monday, Aug. 28: Ch. 3 Notes (Basic Principles of the Constitution)
Tuesday, Aug. 29: Ch. 3 Vocab Quiz; Basic Principles Worksheet
Wednesday, Aug. 30: Ch. 3 Notes
Thursday, Aug. 31: Power Grab!
Friday, Sept. 1: Ch. 3 Test (Constitution & Amendments); Ch. 4-1 Starter worksheet

Weekly Agenda 8/21 - 8/25

Monday, 8/21:  Eclipse Day; Declaration of Independence Questions
Tuesday, 8/22: Ch. 2 Vocabulary Quiz; Ch. 2 Notes
Wednesday, 8/23: Ch. 2 Activity
Thursday, 8/24: Ch. 1-2 Test
Friday, 8/25: Ch. 3 Introduction

Weekly Agenda 8/14 - 8/19

Monday, 8/14: Ch. 1 Vocab Quiz; Worksheet
Tuesday, 8/15: Ch. 1 Notes (Types of Government)
Wednesday, 8/16: Principles of Democracy activity
Thursday, 8/17: Ch. 2 Activity
Friday, 8/18: Ch. 2 Activity

Weekly Agenda 8/7 - 8/11

Monday, 8/7: Welcome Letter / Introduction
Tuesday, 8/8: Introduction / Books
Wednesday, 8/9: Naturalization Test
Thursday, 8/10: Ch. 1 Notes: Hobbes & Locke
Friday, 8/11: Social Contract Activity