Northland High School Social Studies: Mr. Daugherty
Good day on the lake!
Welcome to the Northland High School Social Studies web page for Mr. Daugherty.
We have a full list of classes here at Northland. We are a part of the College in the Schools program with sponsorship through Central Lakes College and this allows the students to gain high school credits and college credit.
CIS Personal Finance
Course Description (From CLC Money Management Syllabus) “This course introduces students to basic money management skills so they will make informed decisions in managing their personal finances. Topics include understanding the student loan process and obligations, creating a budget debt management, use of credit and credit cards, credit reports, checking and savings accounts, banking basics, insurance issues, developing a personal financial plan and setting financial goals
8th Grade
Course Description: Students will be given the opportunity to examine various regions of the world’s geography. The focus will be on landscape, landforms, climates, natural resources and the human relationships to their environments.
Social 7
This course primarily is a study of the individual in relation to government. It examines the actors and institutions of contemporary American government and politics. Topics of study include American political thought, the Constitution, federalism, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, campaigns and elections, the mass media, Congress, the President the bureaucracy, and the Judiciary. There is a special emphasis on citizen participation. The emphasis will be on political parties and the changing relationships between voters and political parties. The course will survey the influences oat work today on political parties – public opinion, interest groups, and polling and voting behavior. Campaign organizations and how campaigns are financed will be studied, as well as American political cultures and ideologies, and the impact of the medial on elections. The course will include the chapters on Congress and the Presidency, but the emphasis will be on citizen participation, and also the relationship of campaigns and political parties to the changes taking place in these two institutions of American government.
Social 12
The United States Government course is designed to provide students with essential knowledge and skills related to the nation’s government and its historical development.
CIS Government and Politics
This course primarily is a study of the individual in relation to government. It examines the actors and institutions of contemporary American government and politics. Topics of study include American political thought, the Constitution, federalism, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, campaigns and elections, the mass media, Congress, the President the bureaucracy, and the Judiciary. There is a special emphasis on citizen participation. The emphasis will be on political parties and the changing relationships between voters and political parties. The course will survey the influences oat work today on political parties – public opinion, interest groups, and polling and voting behavior. Campaign organizations and how campaigns are financed will be studied, as well as American political cultures and ideologies, and the impact of the medial on elections. The course will include the chapters on Congress and the Presidency, but the emphasis will be on citizen participation, and also the relationship of campaigns and political parties to the changes taking place in these two institutions of American government. This course will include readings of media articles presidential campaigns and the elections for the U.S. Congress and news articles on the mid-term campaigns and elections.