The US Constitution (Tues. 9:00-10:15 1/14-3/3)
New! The US Constitution
4th - 8th grades
8 weeks: January 14,21, 28 February 4,11, 18 March 3
Location: Mission Viejo Family YMCA
16/16 seats available Tuition: $200
Students will be taught the six big ideas in the Constitution, which include: limited government, republicanism, checks and balances, federalism, separation of powers, and popular sovereignty. In addition, students will learn background information on the Founding Fathers, the Constitutional structure, and why the Constitution was necessary. Students will analyze primary sources; work in small groups to discuss important issues, and play games to reinforce concepts learned.
Instructor: Laurie Weir and Adrienne Collins