Uncle Sam & You (6th-8th)

Teacher: Kay Obermeyer

Description: Students will take a guided tour of what elected officials and everyday citizens do to keep America running. They will learn about government on the federal, state, and local levels; study American ideals and symbols; what it is like to be a fireman, a police officer, and the president of the United States of America; respect for our community, state, and country; and about their rights and responsibilities as a citizen.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: none

Homework: 2-3 hours

Book: none

Supplies: Uncle Sam and You Curriculum Package, and the Student Workbook/Lesson Review books from Notgrass History, 1-800-211-8793. Pencil & notebook paper.

Fee: $30