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Arizona State University, Center for Political Thought & Leadership. A free online resource designated for high school students and teachers preparing to be more engaged in United Staters civic society. There are seven sections in the Civic Literacy Curriculum:
Principles of the American Republic
Systems of Government
Rights and Responsibilities
Colonial Period and Independence
Recent American History
Geography and Holidays
Each section consists of a brief study guide, informational videos, flashcards and a section quiz. The sections are intended for students to work at their own pace. When they complete the section quiz, they can move on to the next section. The curriculum culminates in a 100 question quiz that pulls from each of the seven sections.
The Civic Literacy Curriculum was developed based on the United States Customs and Immigration Services' Naturalization Test. The study guides were created by the faculty at the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership. If you're interested in learning more on how to utilize the Civic Literacy Curriculum in your classroom, contact us here.
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