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A Quick Look at Civics
with Mrs. Melgard
Here is the information that you will need to help your child be successful in Civics.
If you have any questions, please let me know.
My contact information:

Email: [email protected]
Homework This Week:
(Click the thumbnail to see the homework.)
Click Document Downloads on the left side of this page to find digital copies of this weeks assignments!
Note: These plans may change… check your child’s planner too!
Advanced/Honors Project:
Founding Father’s Essay
Stingray and Maroon: October 5th
Silver: Due October 6th

Civics Glossary:
Glossary
Supplies:
(If you purchased the binder… you are good for day one but it will need to be restocked throughout the year.)

  • One spiral one-subject notebook
  • Section in binder
  • Pocket folder in binder
  • Pencils, highlighter, colored pencils/crayons, scotch tape
  • Ear buds

Pretty please items for the classroom (Any of these are appreciated!)  Tissues, ream of copy paper, disinfecting wipes, paper towels, extra pencils, extra spiral notebooks, skinny dry erase markers
“Being prepared is half the journey.”

Units of Study:

Quarter One: Citizenship, Forms and Systems of Government, Foundations, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Principles of the Constitution,
Quarter Two Structure of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Amendments, Political Parties and Voting
Quarter Three: Legislative Branch, Influencing Government, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch
Quarter Four: Civil and Criminal Law, the Court System, State and Local Government

Syllabus:
7th Syllabus 2017_2018
Year at a Glance:
MJ Civics – YAG – 2017-2018

Benchmarks:
Civics Benchmarks
Civics Textbook:

Class Rules:

The student will:

  • Be courteous by allowing others the best learning environment.
  • Come to class on time and prepared to work.
  • Respect others and their property
  • Will abide by the 6 Pillars of Character.
  • Obey all state, county, school, team rules and classroom contracts.

Consequences for breaking the rules:
1. Verbal Warning
2. Counseling teacher and student)
3. Parent Contact (call, email, note in planner)
4. Detention/lunch detention/time out in another classroom
5. Dean Referral

Home Access
 https://parents.stjohns.k12.fl.us/homeaccess/

Volunteer:
https://stjohns.keepntrack.com/apply/