American Government is a perfect-bound book that we SHIP to you. Teach about our country's system of Government from the first governments in America to the Continental Congress, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights with NINE COMPLETE Common Core-aligned lessons. We've provided all of the Nonfiction Informational Text and a balanced mix of engaging lower and higher level hands-on activities:
• Questions after each Government lesson to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• thought-provoking Discussion Questions~stimulate Critical Thinking
• differentiating between Primary and Secondary Sources
• Reference Mapping using Cardinal and Intermediate Directions
• Using Ordered Pairs on a Coordinate Grid to solve Mystery Puzzles
• Time Lines utilizing Picture Cues~great for ELL students!
• Government Vocabulary Quizzes
In addition, students will practice Functional Text Comprehension by following written directions to make their own 3D model of Carpenter Hall. All patterns included!
First Governments in America
The French and Indian War
Great Britain's Taxes
The Continental Congress
The Declaration of Independence
The Articles of Confederation
The United States Constitution
The Bill of Rights
We've included a context-appropriate Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher-level Writing assignments.
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