U.S. Government Series - 3rd Edition
Author: Marilyn Thypin and Lynne Glasner
Readability Level: 3rd grade readability
Help your reading and learning disabled students learn social studies content and good citizenship with this approach to intermediate and high schoocivics. Traditional concepts and difficult-to-read terms are defined and simplified. The type is clear and well-spaced, but not oversized. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and maps.
Reading level: 3.5.
Book One: American Government: How it Works: describes the organization of government in the U.S. - levels of government, checks and balances, and different types of local government.
Book Two: We The People of the United States: describes citizens' rights and responsibilities in a democracy - voting, political parties, immigration, taxes and governmental services, procedures in civil and criminal court cases.
Workbook: American Government and its Citizens: Designed to test comprehension of Books One and Two.
Teacher's Guide for the series includes a sample lesson plan, vocabulary list, topics for discussion, and answers to the workbook pages.