Our nationwide network of experienced elementary teachers helped craft the first edition of We the People: The Citizen & Democracy, which explains the fundamentals of American representative democracy in eleven richly illustrated lessons. Cartoons help students learn the principles of representative democracy. Children are asked to look at the illustrations and answer questions about them based on the text. For grades 3–5. ©2020 * Orders placed now will ship in August 2019.
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The teacher's guide features a step-by-step walkthrough of the curriculum, suggested responses to questions, and these resources for each lesson: a Teacher's Goal paragraph, Learning Objectives, Background for Teachers, Preparation/Teaching Materials, and Teaching Procedures. Worksheets and student handouts are provided for selected lessons. Teaching strategies are varied, including directed discussions, simulations, role playing, timeline construction, and small-group problem solving. We the People: The Citizen & Democracy integrates a wide variety of interdisciplinary skills, including art, spelling, vocabulary, mathematics, writing, research, and social studies skills. ©2020 * Orders placed now will ship in August 2019.
Classroom sets include 30 student books and a teacher's guide. For grades 3–5. ©2020 * Orders placed now will ship in August 2019.