Updated:  Friday, September 13, 2013

 

 

 

 



CGI DOCUMENTS

 

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.

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"The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently."

- Nietzsche

 

"To announce that there  must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public."

- Theodore Roosevelt

 

"I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say it."

- Voltaire

 

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