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.
Research-Based Reading Strategy
• Exclusive! Reading and Study Skills Foldablesstudent-made three-dimensional graphic organizersare 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.
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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
Government and Economics Data Bank
United State Facts
Summaries of Supreme Court Cases
Spanish Glossary Index