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Social Studies 12 : Economics Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Concept of scarcity and its impact on choices of individuals , organizations , businesses , and government
• Market structures
• Supply and demand
• Personal Finance
• Macroeconomics
• Global Economy Projects , Activities , etc .: Investigations of public issues , identification of problems and proposed solutions
Social Studies 12 : U . S . Government and Politics Prerequisite / Selection Process : World History or AP World History Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Examines the political system of the American government
• Focuses on the political processes of local , state and national government , the three branches of government , as well as , applying Constitutional principles to the American legal system
• Learn how to be active citizens
• Debate and analyze public policy issues , including foreign policy
• Understand how the Legislative , Executive , and Judicial branches work together
• Understand the importance of the American Legal system including criminal , civil , and constitutional law
• Analyze public policy issues including foreign policy
• Investigate state and local government and politics
• Analyze primary sources and court cases to understand the role of government during major periods of social and political change
Instructional Focus : State / Local Public Issue Project [ 5 Youth Service Hours ], Constitutional Law Project
ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION CAREERS
Building & Construction : Exterior ( The House ) [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] [ STEP only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : None . Home Maintenance class is strongly recommended Intended Audience : Grades 11 , and 12 One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Exterior Framing
• Roofing
• Window & Exterior Door Installation Projects , Activities , etc .: Construction of a 3 bedroom home ! Instructional Focus : Math-related program understandings are addressed ; hands-on experience and use of power tools with emphasis on mathematical concepts related to carpentry .
Building & Construction : Finishing ( The House ) [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] [ STEP only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : None . Home Maintenance class is strongly recommended Intended Audience : Grades 11 , and 12 One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Interior finishing
• Exterior finishing Projects , Activities , etc .: Construction of a 3 bedroom home ! Instructional Focus : Math-related program understandings are addressed ; hands-on experience and use of power tools with emphasis on mathematical concepts related to carpentry .
Building & Construction : Interior ( The House ) [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] [ STEP only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : None . Home Maintenance class is strongly recommended Intended Audience : Grades 11 , and 12 One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Interior Framing
• Mechanicals
• Electrical
• Insulation
• Drywall Projects , Activities , etc .: Construction of a 3 bedroom home ! Instructional Focus : Math-related program understandings are addressed ; hands-on experience and use of power tools with emphasis on mathematical concepts related to carpentry .
Construction Careers : Building Trades [ STEP only ] Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 and 12 Credit : One trimester / two periods = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Tool use and safety
• Concrete and masonry
• Plumbing and electrical wiring Projects , Activities , etc .: Work on customized building projects ; emphasis on building terminology and mathematical concepts related to major outcomes Instructional Focus : Hands-on activities and use of tools Co-curricular Connection : SkillsUSA
Construction Careers : Landscape Design and Construction [ STEP only ] Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Students will learn to design landscapes , estimate materials and costs , install various projects .
Projects , Activities , etc .: Create detailed landscape drawings , identification and proper use of landscape materials , install decks and other wood features , patios [ pavers / blocks / concrete ], planting beds and retaining walls Instructional Focus : Hands-on experiential activities , application learning through digital assignments and active participation

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