Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1

    • About This Course

  • 2

    This is Ohio

    • Introduction

    • Read: This_is_Ohio

    • Learn By Doing: Democracy In Action

    • Strategies To Try: Famous Americans on the Civics Test

  • 3

    Founding Documents

    • Introduction

    • Read: Founding Documents

    • Learn By Doing: What is a Good Citizen?

  • 4

    The Legislature

    • Introduction

    • Read: The Legislature

    • Learn By Doing: Branches of Ohio Government

  • 5

    The Judiciary

    • Introduction

    • Read: The Judiciary

    • Learn By Doing: Branches of Ohio Government

  • 6

    The Executive Elected Officials

    • The Executive

    • Read: The Executive Elected Officials

    • Learn By Doing: Hosting a Presidential Debate

    • Learn By Doing: Contact Your Representative

  • 7

    The Executive Supplemental Agencies

    • Introduction

    • Read: The Executive Supplemental Agencies

    • Learn By Doing: Create a Video

  • 8

    The Executive State Government Departments

    • Introduction

    • Read: The Executive State Government Departments

    • Read: Know Your Vote, Know the Issues: The Real Voters of The USA

    • Learn By Doing: COVID Interview

  • 9

    Financing State Government

    • Introduction

    • Read: Financing State Government

    • Learn By Doing: Create a Video

  • 10

    Local Government

    • Introduction

    • Read: Local Government

    • Read: How important are local elections and ballot measures?

    • Learn By Doing: Create an Art Piece

  • 11

    Local Schools

    • Introduction

    • Read: Local Schools

    • Learn By Doing: Meme Your School

  • 12

    Elections and Political Parties

    • Introduction

    • Read: Elections and Political Parties

    • Learn By Doing: Political Parties: Two is Company, Three’s a Crowd

    • Learn By Doing: Virtual Video Call

  • 13

    Public Participation in Politics

    • Introduction

    • Read: Public Participation in Politics

    • Read: Decoding Media Bias

    • Read: Polling Pitfalls

    • Learn By Doing: Cartoon Your VOter

  • 14

    Voting For The First Time

    • First Time Voter

    • Review Presentation: First Time Voter

    • Read: Why is voting an important responsibility for citizens?

  • 15

    Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change

    • Introduction

    • Learn By Doing: Study and Analyze Newspaper Article

    • Learn By Doing: Analyzing Speech from 1855

    • Learn By Doing: Museum Curator

    • Learn By Doing: Analyze Cartoons

    • Learn By Doing: Analyze Political Cartoon

    • Learn By Doing: Analyze Social Movements

    • Learn By Doing: The 19th Amendment

    • Learn By Doing: Analyze Impact

    • Read: What Does It Mean To Be A Woman?

  • 16

    Teacher Resources

    • Teachers Resource Guide

    • Famous Americans on the Civics Test

    • Create an Art Piece

    • Civics Tik Tok Style

    • Virtual Video Call

    • COVID Interview

    • Additional Teacher Resources

    • Bibliography

    • Instructor Guide

    • Instructor Guide for Activity: Evaluate the effectiveness of the 19th Amendment

  • 17

    Podcasting Challenge

    • The Challenge