As students of The Civics & Government Institute you must fulfill certain requirements. The documents below will help you in meeting these goals. All forms and documents, except the Bill, Resolution, and Brief Templates, are .pdf files and require Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have Acrobat Reader you can download it for free using the link to the left.
CGI Department Rubric
The CGI Parliamentary Procedure Form
These are the new and improved rules for debate in all Congress sessions.
Each student must be familiar with the procedures.
The CGI Bill Template (MS Word file)
In order to be debated, all bills written for the Civics and Government Institute's Congress sessions must be completed in this format.
The CGI Resolution Template (MS Word file)
In order to be debated, all resolutions written for the Civics and Government Institute's Congress sessions must be completed in this format.
The CGI Position Paper Assignment & Rubric
This document contains the instructions on how to write a position paper as well as an outline which serves as both a guide and the rubric.
The CGI Components of Government Studies Grade
This document explains in detail how the Period 2,
Government Studies Elective is graded.
The CGI Calendar
This monthly calendar contains the entire year's schedule of events, detailing each second period class, due dates, and special programs.
The CGI Constitution
This document is the foundation for your student-run government. Each student is responsible for reading and following the procedures it contains.
High Honors / Honors Contract for English
All CGI English courses are taught at both the High Honors and Honors levels. This form describes the requirements for both. Each student must decide whether he or she will contract for HH or Honors, sign the contract, and return it to his or her English teacher.
Advanced Placement / Honors Contract for History
All CGI History courses are taught at both the Advanced Placement and Honors levels. This form describes the requirements for both. Each student must decide whether he or she will contract for AP or Honors, sign the contract, and return it to his or her History teacher.