Konova L.CorneliusSocial StudiesWelcome to Civics & Economics and U.S. History!!!My name is Konova Cornelius. This is my sixth year at Robert B. Glenn High School. I obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History fromN.C. Agricultural & Technical State University.
Course Description: Through the study of Civics & Economics, students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become responsible and effective citizens in an interdependent world. Students will need a practical understanding of these systems of civics and economics that will affect their lives as consumers and citizens. Furthermore, this course serves as a foundation for United States History.
In addition, there are 10 competency goals that correlate with the curriculum:
Competency Goal 1: The learner will investigate the foundations of the American political system and explore basic values and principles of American democracy.
Competency Goal 2: The learner will analyze how the government established by the United States Constitution embodies the purposes, values, and principles of American Democracy.
Competency Goal 3: The learner will analyze how state & local government is established by the North Carolina Constitution.
Competency Goal 4: The learner will explore active roles as a citizen at the local, state, and national levels of government.
Competency Goal 5: The learner will explain how the political and legal systems provide a means to balance competing interests and resolve conflicts.
Competency Goal 6: The learner will explain why laws are needed and how they are enacted, implemented, and enforced at the national, state, and local levels.
Competency Goal 7: The learner will investigate how and why individuals and groups make economic choices.
Competency Goal 8: The learner will analyze features of the economic system of the United States.
Competency Goal 9: The learner will analyze factors influencing the United States economy.
Competency Goal 10: The learner will develop, defend, and evaluate positions on issues regarding the personal responsibilities of citizens in the American constitutional democracy.