AP Government

United States Government and Politics: Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement Government and Politics is a course designed to give students a working knowledge of

the world of politics and government as well as to prepare the student for the Advanced Placement exam.

The teacher will stress historiography and essay writing techniques to aid the students in gaining understanding

and expressing that understanding of the various systems studied. The students will participate in class

discussions and/or role playing activities. They will also complete projects designed to improve critical

thinking, analytical, interpretive and language arts skills.