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Weekly Schedule

 Credit: ½    Prerequisites: None
 Weeks: 6   Attendance:  Mandatory Weekly Attendance


 Week 1

 Module 1: KIOSK - General Announcements

Assignments Percentage
Reading 1: Welcome to Washington D.C. -
Assignment 1: Exploring Washington D.C. 50%
Reading 2: Motif and Course Information -
Reading 3: Grading Policy -
Assignment 2: Grading Policy 25%
Reading 4: Your Portfolio -
Assignment 3: Portfolio Assignment 25%
Reading 5: Discuss -

 Week 2

 Module 2: The METRO STATION - orientation to the U.S. Government Course

Assignments Percentage
Reading 1: General Overview -
Reading 2: Virtual Tours - A Must See -
Reading 3: Your Travel Itinerary -
Assignment 2: Becoming an American Citizen 50%
Assignment 3: Reflections on Immigration 50%

 Week 3

 Module 3: JEFFERSON MEMORIAL - US Constitution

Assignments Percentage
Reading 1: General Overview -
Reading 2: What is Government? -
Reading 3: What is the Purpose of Government? -
Reading 4: An Outline of the US Constitution -
Reading 5: Federalism -
Reading 6: The Three Branches of Government -
Assignment 1: Writers That Influenced Our Government 27.2%
Assignment 2: Chart Comparing US Government 36.4%
Assignment 3: Constitution Research Questions 36.4%

 Week 4

 Module 3: JEFFERSON MEMORIAL - US Constitution (Continued)

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: Jefferson Memorial Quiz 40%

 Module 4: NATIONAL ARCHIVES - The Constitution in the News

Assignments Percentage
Reading 1: General Overview -
Assignment 1: Governments at Work 20%
Reading 2: Keeping the Constitution Alive -
Assignment 2: Bill of Rights Quiz 40%

 Week 5

 Module 4: NATIONAL ARCHIVES - The Constitution in the News (Continued)

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: The Amendment Process 42.8%
Assignment 2: Marriage & Family Amendment 31.5%
Assignment 3: Student Survey 21.3%
Assignment 4: You Propose an Amendment 4.4%

 Week 6

 Module 5: THE AIRPORT - Preparation for the Final exam

Assignments Percentage
Reading 1: Final Exam Hint #1 -
Reading 1: Final Exam Hint #2 -
Reading 1: Final Exam Hint #3 -
Reading 1: Final Exam Hint #4 -
Reading 1: Final Exam Hint #5 -
Assignment 1: Final Exam 100%