Foundation for Freedom: A Study of the United States Constitution--Workbook

An updated version of The Story of the ConstitutionFoundation for Freedom: A Study of the United States Constitution features fifteen chapters that cover the colonial experience, American Revolution, formation of the nation, creation of the Constitution and government, and specific sections of the Constitution, finally ending with the fundamental principles of the Constitution. Written from a Christian perspective, this unique text also references the influence of Christianity as well as the link between biblical principles and law. An engaging reader, this full-color text integrates sidebars alongside archival photos of documents and artifacts as well as portraits of major colonial leaders. Each chapter ends with review exercises that include true/false, matching, multiple choice, fill in the blank, and essay questions. 

Please Note: This text is an updated, full-color version of The Story of the Constitution, second edition. 

Grades 8-12. 320 indexed pages, softcover. Non-consumable textbook; review exercises should be completed in a separate notebook.

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UNCLE SAM AND YOU--CURRICULUM PACKAGE

Uncle Sam and You will immerse students in a full year of learning about civics and government. Designed for students in grades 5-8, lessons focus on America's founding documents, branches of government, patriotic symbols, voting, the election process, Washington, D.C., the presidency, how Congress works, American holidays, and aspects of federal, state, and local government. 

Each full-color lesson includes a short chapter to read that explains the topic to the student; chapters feature both modern and historical photographs and illustrations. Lessons conclude with a variety of subject-based activity ideas that relate to Biblical studies, literature, creative writing, art, vocabulary, reading assignments, and notes for the sold-separately (and optional) student workbook/lesson review. A weekly family activity that involves crafts, meals, and other multi-age activities is also provided. 

Fifteen units are included each text, with four lessons in each unit. Depending on how many activities are assigned, students will need 45-90 minutes per lesson. However, the back of each book includes fifteen optional lessons on America's patriotic holidays. If five lessons per week are desired, the holiday lessons can be used as a fifth lesson or for other occasions. A total of 150 lessons/30 weeks of lessons are provided. 

The included answer key provides answers for the end-of-lesson assignments, student workbook, and lesson review. 

The Citizen's Handbook is a collection of primary sources related to American government, politics, and civics, such as letters, memoirs, speeches, articles, songs, and poems; it is often referenced in the lesson activities. The book also includes Virtue Stories about how Americans have served and sacrificed for the benefit of others. 

Grades 5-8. 

This Notgrass Company kit includes: 

  • Uncle Sam and You Part 1, 523 pages, hardcover. 75 lessons. 
  • Uncle Sam and You Part 2, 528 pages, hardcover. 75 lessons. 
  • The Citizen's Handbook, 183 pages, hardcover. 
  • Uncle Sam and You Answer Key, 44 pages, saddlestitched.

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History Speaks...Legislative Branch Of The Government

For Grades 4-8, in workbook format, one of the books in the History Speaks . . . series. What is the role of Congress in our government? How are laws made? What are the differences between the two houses of Congress? This book contains answers to these questions and many more about the Legislative branch of the United States government. One of the best ways to encourage young people to grow into responsible citizens is to help them understand how their government works. Students will be intrigued and amazed by the facts revealed in this book, and they'll enjoy discovering for themselves the place of the Legislative branch in it all. The History Speaks . . . series involves students in examining the history of our government and understanding its impact on our present lives. Grades 4-8.

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History Speaks...Judicial Branch Of The Government

For children Grades 4-8, in workbook format, one of the books in the History Speaks . . . series. What does the Supreme Court do? Why is the Bill of Rights so important? What are my personal rights? This book contains answers to these questions and many more about the Judicial branch of the United States government. One of the best ways to encourage young people to grow into responsible citizens is to help them understand how their government works. Students will be intrigued and amazed by the facts revealed in this book, and they'll enjoy discovering for themselves the place of the Judicial branch in it all. The History Speaks . . . series involves students in examining the history of our government and understanding its impact on our present lives. Grades 4-8.

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History Speaks...Executive Branch Of The Government

In workbook format for Grades 4-8. What are the powers and duties of the President of the United States? What roles does the President play as leader of our country? What does the Cabinet do? How was the Executive branch of the government started? This book contains answers to these questions and many more about the Executive branch of our government. One of the books in the History Speaks. . . series. One of the best ways to encourage young people to grow into responsible citizens is to help them understand how their government works. Students will be intrigued and amazed by the facts revealed in this book, and they'll enjoy discovering for themselves the place of the Executive branch in it all. The History Speaks . . . series involves students in examining the history of our government and understanding its impact on our present lives. Grades 4-8.

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History Speaks...Preamble To The U.S. Constitution

The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution introduces students to the reasons the framers wrote the Constitution. Students will also learn about the arguments that shaped this document, which is quite possibly the greatest of its kind. Through time lines, crosswords, and narrative text, students are introduced to the reasons the Constitution was written. Other activities show how those purposes are being fulfilled by government today. Students will also meet the signers through a card game and will learn about which states they came from, what their occupations were, and how they participated in the Constitutional Convention. Reproducible Answer Key included. Grades 4-8.

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UNDERSTANDING THE U.S. CONSTITUTION GRADES 5-8+

Today's students, tomorrow's voters---help your kids cherish the freedoms that make America strong! Examining our nation's founding document, this workbook offers engaging activities that will help young citizens grasp the history, makeup, and meaning of this great charter of liberty. Includes a copy of the Constitution, a test, and answer key. Grades 5 to 8. 108 perforated reproducible pages, softcover from Carson-Dellosa.

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT GRADES 5-8

Dive into the fascinating realm of governments with the Classroom Complete Press "Governments" workbook series! Written to Common Core State Standards for literacy in Social studies, curriculum based activities are high-interest but low-vocabulary and perfect for struggling readers.

Student handouts include reading passages and activities; passages include "before you read" activities (which stimulate background knowledge and guide students to make connections) as well as "after you read" activities (which include comprehension/content questions as well as creative and evaluative short answer questions). Writing tasks, fun activities, a comprehension quiz, and five full-color mini-posters are also included.

The "easy marking" answer key features columns of answers that allow teachers to simply line up the worksheet with the key to quickly see the correct answers. An assessment rubric is also included.

This "American Governments" workbook covers different kinds of governments, the Constitution, the three branches of the Federal Government, checks and balances, how a bill becomes law, electing a government, and more.

Grades 5-8. Reading Level 3-4. 60 classroom-reproducible pages.

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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, THE 100+ SERIES, GRADES 5-8

Introduce students to government with this activity book based on American political life. Fun quizzes and puzzles provide insight into federal, judicial, and executive branches; state and local administrations; the rights and responsibilities of citizens; and even the importance of family decisions. Includes a one-page biography and portrait of each president, a timeline, and an answer key. Grades 5 to 8. 128 perforated reproducible pages, softcover from Carson-Dellosa.

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OF MANY TIMES & CULTURES: FASCINATING FACTS & STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY

Even students who don't know much about history will love these more than 500 intriguing cross-cultural tidbits, unusual facts, and stories from around the globe. Designed to connect readers with events, persons, and ideas important in world history, accounts range from ancient times to the 1990s. Discover a 3,000,000-year-old skeleton named for a Beatles' song, Robin Hood's real identity, or how the letters ''AF'' helped defeat the Japanese at Midway. Each of the book's 27 chapters starts with an overview and gives topics for student papers, class discussions, or bulletin boards. Grades 6-12.

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DISCOVERING WORLD CULTURES THROUGH LITERATURE

Through the magic of popular literature, students learn how different cultures interact with, adapt to, and depend upon their environment, and they gain new appreciation for the dynamic relationship that exists between nature and humanity. Grades K-8

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