1. Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government/Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students in the Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public...
  2. National Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    National Security introduces the students to the aspects of disaster management. The course includes engaging simulation exercises related to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and terroristic events using homeland security programs and National Incident Management System (NIMS) programs....
  3. Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students in the Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public...
  4. Principles of Government and Public Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Principles of Government and Public Administration introduces students to foundations of governmental functions and career opportunities within the United States and abroad. Students will examine governmental documents such as the U.S. Constitution, current U.S. Supreme Court and federal court...
  5. Scope and Sequence: National Security

    • Resource ID: 19401
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    National Security course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each...
  6. Lesson Plan: Structure and Function of the Judicial Branch

    • Resource ID: 12184
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson introduces students to the functions of each type of court system according to the constitution. This knowledge is essential to making informed decisions about government and government careers.
  7. Lesson Plan: Federalism Part 3

    • Resource ID: 12192
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson students will compare and contrast the Texas government to the federal government.
  8. Scope and Sequence: Principles of Government and Public Administration

    • Resource ID: 19395
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Principles of Government and Public Administration course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of...
  9. Lesson Plan: Teamwork and Leadership

    • Resource ID: 12103
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students demonstrate collaboration through teamwork. As teamwork and leadership skills are important for helping workers in Government and Public Administration be more productive, communicate better, and achieve common goals.
  10. Lesson Plan: Ethical Basis for Law

    • Resource ID: 12099
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students define ethics, compare and contrast consequence-based ethics with rule-based ethics. Students also discuss ways in which ethics are reflected in laws.
  11. Lesson Plan: Professional Writing and Research Skills

    • Resource ID: 12105
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to research, prepare a formal report and present their research findings. The lesson also has activities that introduce students to Citation Skills.
  12. Lesson Plan: Training Station Orientation - Capstone Project

    • Resource ID: 12107
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research and identify the essential knowledge for demonstrating competency in the workplace.
  13. Lesson Plan: Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Resource ID: 12119
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson students are provided an outline to create scholarship applications and relevant essays, applying organizational skills.
  14. Lesson Plan: Good Housekeeping Forms for GPA

    • Resource ID: 12091
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to demonstrate characteristics necessary to be a successful student in the GPA program by obtaining all signatures necessary on required forms.
  15. Scope and Sequence: Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Resource ID: 19403
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of...
  16. Scope and Sequence: Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Govt/ Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Fed Govt

    • Resource ID: 19404
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government/ Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be...