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Civics Set Grade 4

This set offers social studies content that helps build literacy skills. Texts are appropriate for all students including English language learners.

Declaring Our Independence
By acting out this historical script, students will learn all about the Founding Fathers' process of writing the Declaration of Independence. The roles in this leveled script are written at varying reading levels, allowing teachers to use differentiation strategies to assign specific roles to students who are at different individual reading levels. This feature allows all students to engage in the activity, participating, performing, and feeling successful while building fluency!

The Constitution of the United States
Learn all about the foundation of our government, the Constitution of the United States, by acting out this historical script! Readers will discover the points that delegates debated while writing the Constitution. The six roles in this script match different reading levels, enabling teachers to use differentiation and English language learner strategies. An accompanying poem and song give readers additional resources to practice fluency in an engaging way.

Hand to Heart: Improving Communities
Introduce readers to the various ways they can participate in volunteerism with this nonfiction title. Readers will discover many different charities and programs, including The Salvation Army, Feeding America, Habitat for Humanity, and Doctors Without Borders through vivid images, charts, and informational text. This nonfiction title aids in encouraging children to make a difference in their own communities by writing to newspapers or politicians or by participating in fund-raising and various programs or charities.

Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of Liberty
Students will learn more about the gifted writer who helped author the Declaration of Independence. With Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of Liberty, students will explore the life of our nation's third president, from his early years in Virginia to his many accomplishments in law and politics. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what Thomas Jefferson's life might be have been like in the 1800s.

Benjamin Franklin
Many people know that Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity. In this captivating biography, readers learn the role he played in colonial America. Through easy-to-read text, fascinating facts, and engaging images, children will discover the amazing life Franklin had and learn how he made his way from being an apprentice at his brother's printshop to an international diplomat. Readers will be engaged and eager to learn about the impact he made on early America through his contribution to the First Continental Congress and the Declaration of Independence.

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Interest Level


Grade 4

Subject/Genre: Social Studies

Ratings: Lexile: 600L-680L | GRL: O-V

Recommended Ages: 9–11+


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Grade 4 Civics Set (5 Books)


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