Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us, 1st Edition

Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us, 1st Edition

Whether used as an introductory tool for middle school students, or a review tool for high school students, Being an American, develops students’ reading, writing, and critical thinking skills while focusing on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, civic values, American heroes, and what citizenship means to each of us.

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Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us, 1st Edition (SPANISH)

Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us, 1st Edition (SPANISH)

Whether used an introductory tool for middle school students, or a review tool for high school students, Being An American, develops students’ reading, writing, and critical thinking skills while focusing on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, civic values, American heroes, and what citizenship means to each of us.

Students handouts and activity printed in Spanish.

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Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us, 2nd Edition

Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us

Being An American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us

Through primary source analysis, writing assignments, discussion prompts, and other activities, students will “connect the dots” by focusing on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, civic values, American heroes, and explore the meaning of citizenship to them.

This teacher’s guide can be used as an introductory tool for middle school students, or a review tool for high school students.  The activities focus on developing students’ reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.

Featured American Heroes:

  • George Washington
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Dorthea Dix
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • John Marshall
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Henry Clay
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Mary Beth Tinker
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • And more!
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Faces of Freedom in American History

Faces of Freedom in American History

Faces of Freedom in American History

Written at an 8.0 reading level, this 12-lesson curriculum works to strengthen your students’ understanding of their First Amendment rights and the people who have struggled to protect those freedoms.  Students will be able to examine and analyze:

  • Historical foundations of the First Amendment
  • First Amendment freedoms
  • How current issues impact freedom
  • Historical narratives about legendary Americans

Faces of Freedom in American History also includes resources such as a set of Freedom cards highlighting the contributions of individuals in history, a list of First Amendment landmark Supreme Court cases, and a complete answer key.

Faces of Freedom in American History is a joint project of the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum and the Bill of Rights Institute.

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Presidents and the Constitution – Combined Set

Presidents and the Constitution – Combined Set

Divided into two volumes, Presidents and the Constitution explores how various presidents understood and exercised their constitutional powers. Both volumes explore the President’s role in federal power and as the Commander in Chief. Volume one looks at slavery and the Constitution, the President as Chief Diplomat, and electing the President. Volume two explores the President as Enforcer of the Law, impeachment, and the transfer of power.

 

Featured Presidents: James Madison, Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, John Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, George Washington, Jimmy Carter, John Quincy Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes, George W. Bush, Thomas Jefferson, Grover Cleveland, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, Andrew Jackson, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bill Clinton

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Presidents and the Constitution, Volume 1

Presidents and the Constitution, Vol. 1

Presidents and the Constitution, Vol. 1

Presidents and the Constitution explores how various Presidents understood and exercised their constitutional powers. Through interactive lessons, students will explore constitutional crises in American history and analyze the actions of Presidents in light of the Constitution.

Featured Presidents:

  • James Madison
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Lyndon Johnson
  • Ronald Reagan
  • John Adams
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • James Buchanan
  • Andrew Johnson
  • George Washington
  • Jimmy Carter
  • John Quincy Adams
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
  • George W. Bush
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Presidents and the Constitution, Volume 2

Presidents and the Constitution, Vol. 2

Presidents and the Constitution, Vol. 2

Presidents and the Constitution explores how various Presidents understood and exercised their constitutional powers. Through interactive lessons, students will explore constitutional crises in American history and analyze the actions of Presidents in light of the Constitution.

Featured Presidents:

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Grover Cleveland
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Lyndon Johnson
  • George W. Bush
  • Richard Nixon
  • George Washington
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Bill Clinton
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The Bill of Rights for Real Life

 

The Bill of Rights for Real Life

The Bill of Rights for Real Life teaching guide includes 21 ready-to-go lessons complete with student handouts, key terms, reading quizzes, background essays, and an accompanying DVD set. Each lesson is tied to national history and civics standards and features reading tips to improve literacy, as well as a “Real Life Portal” to demonstrate the lesson’s application to everyday life. The 8.5 reading level makes these connections accessible to your high school and gifted 8th grade students.

Students will understand the connection between current events and the Bill of Rights when they participate in activities such as:

  • writing letters to their elected representatives;
  • serving in a mock jury;
  • creating public service announcements; and
  • writing model laws.
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The Founding Documents: A Three-Act Drama

 

The Founding Documents: A Three-Act Drama

This activity booklet introduces young learners to the stories, people, and ideas behind the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights through full-color original illustrations, playful thematic imagery, engaging readings, activities, and appropriate primary sources. Students will rewrite key passages from these documents in their own words, complete word-finds and puzzles, play through a scavenger-hunt, and even create their own “stamps” representing rights to trade with friends. An accompanying online Teacher’s Guide with vocabulary support, key terms, reading quizzes, easily reproducible activities, and a final assessment, make using it in your classroom a cinch! Order your classroom set today!

Note: For quantities of 5 or more, a discounted price of $13.00 per book will  automatically be applied.
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