Mrs. Petronelli's Civics class

Welcome to 8th grade civics, team silver.  Below is some information to help get the year off to a smooth start.

Topics Covered:Foundations of American Government, Including the Constitution & Bill of Rights; Political Parties & Elections; The National Government; State & Local Government; The Free Enterprise System (Economy); RI History

Supplies Needed: -Notebook- Three Ring Binder- Writing Utensils (pens, pencils, highlighters)- School Agenda

Grading:   Grading is based upon: 






Class work


Journal writing

Notebook checks

  Please note: 

-No Extra Credit Assignments Given

- Late work is accepted up to 2 days after due date with points off

-Excused Absences – see handbook

I usually stay after school several days per week.  Students may come for extra help during this time.  I am excited to be teaching Civics this year and look forward to a successful year!