Engaged Citizens

Use this section to explore resources about how the government is monitored and influenced, methods of media and political communication, public policy problem solving, and determine multiple perspectives on issues. Click on the links to each of the module pages below to explore that module's content.

Influencing the Government

Let's Learn About Influencing the Government

SS.7.C.2.10: Students will identify the methods used by interest groups to monitor and/or influence the government.

Bias, Symbolism and Propaganda

Let's Learn About Bias, Symbolism and Propaganda:

SS.7.C.2.11: Analyze media and political communication (bias, symbolism, propaganda).

Public Policy Problem Solving

Let's Learn About Public Policy Problem Solving

SS.7.C.2.12: Develop a plan to resolve a state or local problem by researching public policy alternatives, identifying appropriate government agencies to address the issue, and determining a course of action.

Examining Multiple Perspectives

Let's Learn About Examining Multiple Perspectives

SS.7.C.2.13: Examine multiple perspectives on public and current issues.