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MR. MACDONALD

Matt MacDonald

Mr. Matt MacDonald

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AP Government

Grade Levels: 11
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: Minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 and teacher approval.
Graduation Requirement: US History - UC/CSU 'A'
 
This course is for those who are academically motivated to go beyond the basic elements of American History. Students will be expected to interpret and apply major issues in U.S. History through oral debate, comprehensive essay writing, research and outside readings. Students are encouraged to take the CollegeBoard Advanced Placement exam in May.

American Government

Grade Level: 12
Repetitions for Credit: No, 1 Semester Course
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: Government - UC/CSU 'A'
 
This class will compare the systems of government in the world today and analyze the life and changing interpretations of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the current state of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government. An emphasis will be placed on analyzing the relationship  among federal, state, and local government,  with particular attention to important historical documents.

Economics

Grade Level: 12
Repetitions for Credit: No, 1 Semester Course
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: Economics - UC/CSU 'G'
 
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the terms, theories, and practices of economics and its effect on modern society. Students will be required to research, develop and report on an economics project.

AP US History

Grade Levels: 11
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: Minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 and teacher approval.
Graduation Requirement: US History - UC/CSU 'A'
 
This course is for those who are academically motivated to go beyond the basic elements of American History. Students will be expected to interpret and apply major issues in U.S. History through oral debate, comprehensive essay writing, research and outside readings. Students are encouraged to take the CollegeBoard Advanced Placement exam in May.