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Exploring Government Curriculum PackageExploring Government Curriculum Package
Ray Notgrass

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This three part curriculum, consisting of a 75 lesson text, a volume of historic documents, and an optional quiz/exam book, is packed with information on our government's beginnings and development. You'll gain an adequate understanding of the purpose and functions of democracy by paying attention to the Constitution and biblical basis for government. You'll learn what the government does, why it is the way it is and why it does what it does. This is a one semester course if one unit is studied per week. Units contain an overview, lesson list, suggested activities, applicable document reading and more. 526 pages, indexed. Softcover. Quizzes and tests available separately (stock #410434).
     

 
Government in AmericaGovernment in America
Daniel S. Campagna Ph.D.
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Take a look at the American government functions on every level, from the president to local government. The foundations of our government are also included, along with the different branches of government, the party system, federal bureaucracy, and other aspects are all covered. The Constitution and answer key are included. 94 pages, grades 5-8.
     

 
American Government Unit Study on CD-ROMAmerican Government Unit Study on CD-ROM
Amanda Bennett
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Homeschooling teachers just like you have given rave reviews for this unit study! Spend four weeks discovering our government's role in our lives, its components, and our responsibilities as citizens. Designed for all ages, each daily lesson features a quote, "Words of Wisdom", "People and Places to Know", and "Read and Discover". Weekly learning objectives, daily plans and assignments are all ready for immediate use. Includes extensive list of websites and suggestions for further reading. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher.
     

 
Government 101 PacketGovernment 101 Packet
Laura Petrisin
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Give America's future voting citizens a clear understanding of how their federal government works. This 5-week course explains the function and responsibilities of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government; outlines how laws are made; and provides useful information on how individuals can become involved in the legislative process. Includes 19 pg. student booklet, 13 pg. teachers guide with answer key and 9 loose-leaf worksheets, activities and final exam.
     

 
Painless American GovernmentPainless American Government
Jeffrey Strausser
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Do your middle school students think civics is boring and confusing? Here's a book that will make them think again! It's filled with fun, interesting information about the three branches of government; important documents; civil liberties and rights; and elections. Potential politicians will learn how public policy is shaped---and how they can become involved in the process. 296 pages, softcover from Barron's.
     

 
Power Basics American Government SetPower Basics American Government Set
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Perfect for families needing flexibility while teaching, the Power Basics curriculum provides core American Government units that can be taught sequentially or on an "as-needed" basis. This course explores the organization of the US Government; the historical events that lead to the development of US Democracy; the facets of elections; and landmark court decisions that helped to shape the modern US government. This kit includes:
  • Student Text
  • Teacher's Guide
  • Student Workbook
  • Test Pack
         

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    The Everything American Government BookThe Everything American Government Book
    Nick Ragone
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    Find everything you need to know about the American government in one easy-to-use guide!

    This convenient book covers the struggle for independence, freedom of expression, the right to bear arms, criminal rights amendments, drafting the Constitution, national supremacy, and more. Easy-to-read bullet point lists ensure you don't forget the most essential concepts; sidebars offer additional important information throughout. 304 indexed pages, softcover.
         


     

     
    United States Government, The 100+ Series, Grades 5-8United States Government, The 100+ Series, Grades 5-8
    Ron Wheeler
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    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.
         

     

     
    U.S. GovernmentU.S. Government
    Scott Poor
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    Used as a companion to an encyclopedia, this activity book takes students on a fun-filled fact-finding tour of all aspects of American government. Each of the 24 lessons features a crossword puzzle, definitions, fill-in-the-blanks, and matching tests. "Evaluate" questions challenge students to explore topics further and make their own value judgments. Includes a glossary and answer key. Grades 6 and up. 102 perforated reproducible pages, softcover from Remedia.
         

     

     
    A Noble Experiment: The History and Nature of the American Government DVDs & Teacher Resource CD-RomA Noble Experiment: The History and Nature of the American Government DVDs & Teacher Resource CD-Rom
    Tim Spickler
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    Created with the independent-homeschooled learner in mind, A Noble Experiment can be completed by the student through the easy-to-follow course syllabus and DVD instruction. Exploring the "noble experiment" of our government-patterned after the Roman republic with elements of Greek democracy and Englightenment philosophy-learn how its ideals have been exported everywhere. This high school government course explores the creation, implementation, and evolution of our government.

    Using primary source documents and twenty-four DVD lessons, the DVDs contain the lessons used with the sold-separately A Noble Experiment Activity Book, with each video session a self-contained module. Five DVDs contain 24 video segments total. Conversational rather than lecture-like, videos cover the major topics in the National Standards for Civics and Government at a high school level.

    A Teacher's CD is included, and features: quizzes and tests, printable copies of the course outline, the course syllabus, answer keys for all graded student assignments, a grade book to record individual assignment scores, and optional activities for use by the motivated student or homeschool co-op groups. It also contains the entire transcript of the video lessons, with highlighted key concepts. This format enables the teacher to quickly look up pertinent information without the need to watch the video lessons. Students may also use the transcript to review for assessments. The CD concludes with a course description for use on the student's high school transcript.

    Teacher's CD System Requirements: Windows 95 or later and Mac OS 9 or later. Adobe Acrobat reader required.
         


     
    Law & Government: An Introductory Study CourseLaw & Government: An Introductory Study Course
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    The history of American law and government from a Christian constitutional approach, this course provides an understanding of the legal, moral, and ethical issues of civil government and public policy. Seven units each provide a context for in-depth analysis and discussion; units cover: foundational concepts, jurisdictional authority, the role of the private citizen, the electoral system, the Executive Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Legislative branch. Students watch the DVD lecture, listen to the audio, and think through concepts with the workbook. Organized by unit, the study guide provides a summary, outline, short-answer questions, selected reading, definitions, a written assignment, and suggestions for further study for each lecture within the unit.

    This kit includes:

    • Law & Government CD with 16 audio lectures for 20+ hours of audio
    • Law & Government 6-DVD series, One 1-hour lecture per DVD
    • Law & Government study guide, 285 pages, softcover
    • Certificate of Completion

      These lectures are taken from the 2008 Witherspoon School of Law and Public Policy.
           


     
    AP U S Government & Politics Crash CourseAP U S Government & Politics Crash Course
    Larry Kreiger
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    Government and the Election Process Lapbook CD-RomGovernment and the Election Process Lapbook CD-Rom
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    Journey Through Learning's American Government and the Election Process Lapbook with Study Guide has everything your student needs to understand the election process, voting, and more. Written to children, help them understand the often-confusing process of elections. Topics covered include the Constitution, political parties, legislative/executive/judicial branches, citizen rights, registering to vote, election day, the electoral college, and more.

    This CD-ROM provides the printable sheets needed to create eye-catching, educational mini-booklets. Directions for constructing and placing your mini-booklet are conveniently provided at the top of each page. A small illustration shows how to include them in your lapbook folders.

    This 3-folder lapbook takes approximately 1 month to complete (doing a study guide sheet and mini-booklet a day), though you may expand to take longer. Full-color pages are included. Pages are in one PDF file on CD-ROM. Answer key provided.

    Grades 2-7.
         


     
    History and Functions of The House of Representatives DVDHistory and Functions of The House of Representatives DVD
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    The U.S. House of Representatives helps makes the laws for the United States of America and is part of our legislature system. In The History & Function of the House we take a closer look at how this system came to be and the different roles it performs.
         

     

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