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  1. U.S. History Detective Book 1
    U.S. History Detective Book 1
    Steven Greif
    Critical Thinking Company / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $39.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW442426

US History Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. integrates critical thinking into American history based lessons. Perfect as a stand-alone textbook, supplemental activities, or a review course, questions require deeper analysis and ask for supporting evidence-both exercises that produce a deeper understanding of history and how to apply critical thinking!

This book focuses on American history from the time of the first European explorers interacting with Native Americans through the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War. This textbook has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition there are section review activities and some bonus activities.

Skills based on Grade 8 social studies standards. Grades 8-12+

330 Classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included.

  1. Critical Thinking in U.S. History: Colonies to  Constitution Student & Teacher Book on CD-Rom
    Critical Thinking in U.S. History: Colonies to Constitution Student & Teacher Book on CD-Rom
    Critical Thinking Company / Compact disc
    $24.99
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/06/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW559141
  1. U.S. History Detective Book 2: Late 1800s to the 21st Century (Grades 8-12+)
    U.S. History Detective Book 2: Late 1800s to the 21st Century (Grades 8-12+)
    Steven Greif
    Critical Thinking Company / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $39.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW442439

US History Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. integrates critical thinking into American history based lessons. Perfect as a stand-alone textbook, supplemental activities, or a review course, questions require deeper analysis and ask for supporting evidence-both exercises that produce a deeper understanding of history and how to apply critical thinking!

This book focuses on American history from the time of the cultural assault on the Native Americans in the late 1800s through to the Presidency of Barack Obama. This textbook has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition there are section review activities and some bonus activities.

Skills based on Grade 8 social studies standards. Grades 8-12+

330 Classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included.

  1. Critical Thinking in United States History: New Republic to Civil War Student & Teacher Book on CD-Rom
    Critical Thinking in United States History: New Republic to Civil War Student & Teacher Book on CD-Rom
    Critical Thinking Company / Compact disc
    $24.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW55915X

"Critical Thinking in United States History: New Republic to Civil War" is a book on CD that includes a student book and teacher's guide. This curriculum uses original source documents and discussion-based critical thinking methods to help students evaluate conflicting perspectives on historical events. Requires PDF reader, Windows 8/7/Vista/XP or Macintosh OS X, 128 MB of RAM.

  1. You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases
    You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases
    George Bundy Smith, Alene Smith
    Critical Thinking Company / Trade Paperback
    $26.99
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW479301

Get students really engaged with the Bill of Rights.have them make court decisions based upon it! Designed to acquaint students with the origin of the Bill of Rights and its effects on historical cases, this interactive workbook will help students form their own opinions and perspectives. Moving through each of the first 10 amendments, summaries of court cases illustrate the point; critical thinking questions follow. Vocabulary lessons ensure unfamiliar words are learned, while notes explain the origins for the clauses. 134 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 6-12+.

  1. You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases Grades 7-12 Teacher's Manual
    You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases Grades 7-12 Teacher's Manual
    George Bundy Smith, Alene Smith
    Critical Thinking Company / 1992 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW479302

Teacher's Manual with answers for You Decide! Applying the Bill of Rights to Real Cases. You Decide! casts students in the role of "judges," examining, discussing and deciding on 75 actual U.S. Supreme Court cases! Students will learn that deciding cases in a judigical role requires them to resist snap decisions, ignore personal feelings and prejudices, and evaluate cases according to the facts presented, the rights granted by specific amendments, and the interpretation of these rights according to judicial precedents set in other cases. By discussing the origins, meanings, and applications of the amendments, students develop an objective understanding of how today's rights and laws have evolved from the Bill of Rights. Student Text sold separately #479301

  1. Daily Mind Builders: Social Studies
    Daily Mind Builders: Social Studies
    Jennifer Gottstein
    Critical Thinking Company / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW442031

Learn to analyze and synthesize information about a number of different cultures, American history, geography, and more with Social Studies Daily Mind Builders. Short daily exercises include reading a short passage and writing down the inference; identifying cognates in a number of different languages; thinking of words (or capitals) with a given starting letter that match a provided definition; unscrambling exercises; word puzzles; and other exercises that make kids think about the information they're learning. 128 reproducible pages, answer key included. Grades 5-12+.