Civics and Economics

by George Cassutto


George Cassutto is an award-winning author who developed curriculum for the PBS series “The Democracy Project,” consulted on the PBS “Thomas Jefferson” documentary, and developed curriculum for the Discovery Channel and US News & World Report. Civics has been designed to cover concepts using group activities, simulations and Internet activities that will bring the content to life for middle school students. Teachers are supported by an easy-to-use pacing guide for this full-year course, with lesson plans designed for 90-minute block schedules. Comprehensive daily lesson plans provide the out-of-field teacher with step-by-step support, including descriptions of teacher-tested classroom activities that engage, apply and extend learning. Daily class notes are correlated to lesson plans and are available in PowerPoint or as overhead masters. The student workbook includes all activity sheets and handouts. This instructional system will work with any Civics textbook.

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"The Civics and Economics book was easy to use and understand. It made a difficult subject for Middle School and High School students to understand a lot easier. The support materials also help to reinforce material learned."
-- Wendy Yacoub

Complete Teacher Manual and Student Book including original documents - pricing below

Table of Contents:

1. Principles of Government
Forms of Government
Foundations of American Government
Structure of American Government
Constitutional Rights
The Checks and Balances System
8. The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
Equal Justice Under Law
American Political Parties
US Foreign Policy: 1921-Present Day
The American Economic System

These instructional support materials (available in print or eBook versions), regularly updated, cover the complete course (at regular, honors, AP and IB levels), whether it be semester, year or 2-year (IB) with daily support for all aspects of instruction. The Teacher’s Edition includes a syllabus; correlation to standards; daily pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans; teacher edition of student activity book or lab manual with answers; class notes in PDF (for use as color overheads) and/or editable PowerPoint's (for use with light projector or smartboard); and complete editable assessments. Classroom sets include 25 printed student books and Teacher Edition with DVD. Samples are available for each course (including complete short-term limited screen view versions in eBook format upon request). After purchase of the Teacher Edition in any of the various editions, student activity books or lab manuals are available for individual purchase. Although the online eBook version is screen view only, other versions are available that allow printing student material. Click here for details.

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Teacher Edition Subscription - eBook Version
screen view files only, typically purchased with student eBooks, timely delivery to qualified purchasers, includes 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher
Qty: $249 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-736-7
Teacher Edition Subscription Printed Version
Teacher Manual
Includes 3 times email access
to a mentoring teacher.
Qty: $349 US

ISBN: 978-1-931680-37-0
Class Set with perpetual license - Printed Version
includes printed teacher manual, 25 printed student books and 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher.
Qty: $999 US

Page count is Teacher Edition and number of Student Books.
Class Set download files
ISBN: 978-1-59657-737-4
Student eBook
screen view files only, timely delivery to qualified purchasers
Qty: $24 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-485-4
Printed Student Book
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition purchase is required.
Qty: $30 US

ISBN: 978-1-931680-36-3
Mentoring Teacher Program Subscription
This subscription allows for 25 times email
access to the mentoring teacher
for 370 days or end of next school year whichever is longer if purchased after Dec. 1
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition purchase is required
Qty: $200 US

No page count.
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