Civics Today; Citizenship, Economics, and You, Student Edition

Civics Today; Citizenship, Economics, and You, Student Edition

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Overview

Civics Today; Citizenship, Economics, and You, Student Edition by McGraw-Hill Education, Gary E. Clayton, David C. Saffell, John J. Patrick

This inviting program delivers fully developed content; relevant, engaging features; and a fresh, student-friendly design that appeals to every student in your diverse classroom. To enhance your students' success in assessment, the content is carefully aligned with state and national standards in Civics and Economics.

Features
Research-Based Reading Strategy

• Exclusive! Reading and Study Skills Foldables—student-made three-dimensional graphic organizers—are a unique strategy that helps students read effectively and also can be used as assessment or study tools. Students of any ability can create Foldables, and as they work with these manipulatives, they are fully involved in learning, studying, and reviewing important concepts.
• Guide to Reading and point-of-use Reading Checks helps students read actively and understand content

Motivating Learning Strategies

• Exclusive! Features from TIME magazine include TIME Political Cartoons, TIME Teens in Action and TIME An Inside Look at…, which engage students and provide real-world reading practice.
• Exclusive! Issues to Debate presents two sides of an issue and involves students in discussion as it sharpens their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
• Be An Active Citizen is embedded in every lesson and models active involvement in government.
• Landmark Supreme Court Cases chronicle significant cases and show why they are important.

Skills and Assessment

• Skill Builder lessons teach and apply skills used on assessments and in life; practice opportunities ensure student mastery.
• Standardized Test Practice allows students to become familiar with a variety of test formats and questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780078609701
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 04/06/2004
Series: CIVICS TODAY: CITZSHP ECON YOU Series
Edition description: Student
Pages: 710
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Reference Atlas


Be an Active Reader


Be an Active Citizen Why Study Civics?


UNIT 1 FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP


Chapter 1 Citizenship and Government in a Democracy


Chapter 2 Roots of American Democracy


Chapter 3 The Constitution


Chapter 4 The Bill of Rights


Chapter 5 The Citizen and the Community


UNIT 2 THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT


Chapter 6 Congress


Chapter 7 The President and the Executive Branch


Chapter 8 The Judicial Branch


UNIT 3 POLITICAL PARTIES AND INTEREST GROUPS


Chapter 9 Political Parties and Politics


Chapter 10 Voting and Elections


Chapter 11 Influencing Government


UNIT 4 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Chapter 12 State Government


Chapter 13 Local Government


Chapter 14 Dealing With Community Issues


UNIT 5 THE INDIVIDUAL, THE LAW, & THE INTERNET


Chapter 15 Legal Rights and Responsibilities


Chapter 16 Civil and Criminal Law


Chapter 17 Citizenship and the Internet


UNIT 6 THE ECONOMY AND THE INDIVIDUAL


Chapter 18 What is Economics?


Chapter 19 The American Economy


Chapter 20 Demand


Chapter 21 Supply


Chapter 22 Business and Labor


UNIT 7 THE FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM


Chapter 23 Government and the Economy


Chapter 24 Money and Banking


Chapter 25 Government Finances


UNIT 8 THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD


Chapter 26 Comparing Economic Systems


Chapter 27 Comparing Systems of Governments


Chapter 28 An Interdependent World


Appendix and How to Use an Appendix


Honoring America


Government and Economics Data Bank


United State Facts


The Presidents


Historical Documents


Summaries of Supreme Court Cases


Glossary


Spanish Glossary Index


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