United States Government: Our Democracy © 2016

Grade Levels: 9-12
United States Government: Our Democracy allows students to build a strong understanding of the structure, function, and powers of government at all levels. Students will develop an appreciation for the value of citizenship and civic participation as they learn and apply the principles and beliefs upon which the United States was founded. As a result, students will be well-prepared for success in college, career, and civic life.

About the Program

The fully integrated print and digital content of United States Government: Our Democracy is grounded in solid pedagogy, strong authorship, and includes a full suite of thoughtfully designed teaching and learning tools.

  • Focus on big ideas with an accessible student text built around essential questions and inquiry.
  • Maximize comprehension with the Reading Help-Desk included in each lesson to assist students with building vocabulary, cultivating reading strategies, and strengthening note-taking skills.
  • Analyze a variety of primary and secondary sources including text excerpts, political cartoons, photographs, graphs, charts, and maps.
  • Develop strong critical thinking, analytical, and compromise skills with Debate and Deliberation features.
  • Challenge students to "be the judge" in Supreme Court Case Studies; students will classify arguments, assign unmarked opinions and decide cases, apply precedents to recent cases, and conduct in-class moot courts.
  • Customize the learning experience for differentiated instruction using leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools.
  • Facilitate mastery of complex principles with dynamic digital tools.

Program Components

  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Digital, 1-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Digital, 1-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Digital, 6-year subscription (set of 30)
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Digital, 6-year subscription (set of 30)
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Print (set of 30)
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Print (set of 30)
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Print and Digital, 1-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Print and Digital, 1-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Print and Digital, 6-year subscription (set of 30)
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Complete Classroom Set, Print and Digital, 6-year subscription (set of 30)
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Chapter Tests and Lesson Quizzes
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Chapter Tests and Lesson Quizzes
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Edition
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Edition
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Lesson Center, 1-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Lesson Center, 1-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Suite, 1-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Suite, 1-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Suite, 6-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Teacher Suite, 6-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Edition
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Edition
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Learning Center, 1-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Learning Center, 1-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Suite, 1-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Suite, 1-year subscription
  • United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Suite, 6-year subscription
    United States Government: Our Democracy, Student Suite, 6-year subscription
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