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Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You (Alabama Edition, 2005) Ц Interactive Student Edition

 
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Features:
Research-Based Reading Strategy
- 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. 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 help students read actively and understand content.

Motivating Learning Strategies
- Features from TIME magazine include TIME Political Cartoons, TIME Teens in Action and TIME: An Inside Look at…, engage students and provide real-world reading practice.
- 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.

CONTENTS

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Reference Atlas
Alabama Handbook
Reading Skills Handbook
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
Careers Handbook
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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