The Lessons

Core Lessons

These core lessons provide students with key content and skills they need to choose an issue and begin taking civic actions.

Lesson 1: A Different Kind of Government Course 
Lesson 2: Introduction to Public Policy 
Lesson 3: Problems, Policy, and Civic Actions 
Lesson 4: Introducing Policy Analysis 
Lesson 5: Policymaking in the Three Branches of Government

    • Option A: Policy Analysis  / Option B: Civil Conversation 

Supplemental Lessons

These supplemental lessons provide additional skill-building and U.S. government content as students continue their projects.

Civic Action Survey 
Analyzing Anti-Gang Policies   
Policymaking at the Local Level 
Law & Policy   
Building Constituencies   
Setting the Public Agenda  
Using the Media  
Persuading Policymakers   
Creating Change Through the Electoral Process

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