U.S. Government Series - 3rd Edition
by Marilyn Thypin and Lynne Glasner
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.