The We the People program curriculum includes the textbook, a resource center, supplemental lesson plans and other Center for Civic Education resources. The curriculum provides upper elementary, middle, and high school students with a course of instruction on the history and principles of the United States constitutional democracy. Critical thinking exercises, problem-solving activities, and cooperative-learning opportunities help develop intellectual and participatory skills while increasing students’ understanding of government institutions and fostering attitudes that students need to participate as effective, responsible citizens.
We the People Textbook for Grades 3–5
The elementary school years are the best time to help students gain a beginning understanding of the foundational ideas essential to preserving our free society and furthering its ideals.
The Center’s new elementary We the People the Citizen & Democracy text for grades 3–5 can be used to increase their commitment to our nation’s founding principles.
Classroom set: $440.00 each*
Student text: $18.00 each, 10 or more: $17.00 each
Teacher’s guide: $23.00 each
*A classroom set consists of 30 student textbooks and one teacher’s guide.
We the People Textbook for Grades 4–6
A new fourth edition of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution textbook for upper elementary students is now available. The content and images for the new text have been updated. The teacher’s guide now provides section-by-section suggestions for teaching each lesson.
We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution teaches upper elementary students about government and active citizenship. Students explore the history and principles of American constitutional democracy through critical thinking, cooperative learning, and a unique and engaging culminating activity: the simulated congressional hearing.
Classroom set: $537.00 each*
Student text: $21.00 each, 10 or more: $20.00 each
Teacher’s guide: $28.00 each
* A classroom set consists of 30 student textbooks and one teacher’s guide.
We the People Textbook for Middle School, Level 2
The We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution textbook has been newly revised for 2017. Now in its third edition, We the People teaches middle school students about civics, government, and active citizenship. The textbook, composed of 6 units and 30 lessons uses critical-thinking exercises, cooperative-learning and a simulated congressional hearing culminating activity to teach the history and principles of constitutional democracy. We the People is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Reading and Writing and the National Standards for Civics and Government.
Classroom set: $659.00 each
Student book: $28.00 each, 10 or more: $27.00 each
Teacher’s edition: $37.00 each
We the People Textbook for High School, Level 3
The revised and updated fourth print edition of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution features new text, images, exercises, and Supreme Court cases to ensure that the next generation of Americans has the intellectual tools they need to become informed and engaged citizens. We the People gives high school students a firm understanding of government and citizenship. Students explore the history and principles of constitutional democracy through critical-thinking exercises, cooperative-learning and participation in a simulated congressional hearing. The We the People student textbook contains six units and 39 lessons. The updated teacher’s guide contains a step-by-step walkthrough of the student book, interactive teaching strategies, reproducible handouts, and a multiple choice end-of-course assessment.
Classroom set: $793.00 each*
Student text: $33.00 each, 10 or more: $32.00 each
Teacher’s guide: $41.00 each
*A class set consists of 30 student textbooks and one teacher’s guide. Ebook bundles are available. Call 818-591-9321 or email email@example.com for pricing.
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