Grade(s): 6-7 Pages: 368, perforated Suitable for use as as a standards-based, stand-alone textbook, a resource of supplemental activities to enrich another textbook, or as a review course for older students. Students begin by analyzing a lesson. Next, they apply critical thinking skills to answer multiple choice and short essay questions. Finally, students support their answers by identifying evidence learned from the lesson.
Grade(s): 6-12+ Activities: 37 Pages: 144 With You Decide! court is in session. The honorable “judges,” your students, will be asked to decide cases based on the first eight Amendments to the Constitution. Students will sharpen their critical thinking skills and their legal and historical knowledge as they analyze the amendments, discover their origins, and rule on actual cases presented before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Grade(s): 6-12+ Activities: 37 Casts students in the role of judge to rule on 75 actual U.S. Supreme Court cases! This Instruction/Answer Guide includes objectives, suggestions, a graphic organizer to keep track of facts in each case, and the Supreme Court decisions. Because the student book does not contain the court decisions, use of the Guide is essential.
Grade(s): 8-12 Pages: 336, color U.S. History Detective® can be used as a stand-alone textbook, a resource of supplemental activities to enrich another textbook, or as a review course for older students. Its point of differentiation is that it integrates critical thinking into the content lessons.