Contemporary U.S. History covers the period following World War II to 1988 in a one-semester course. This course includes an easy-to use pacing guide that ensures coverage of all applicable national and state standards. Based on a traditional lecture approach, these course materials have more than 150 colorful PowerPoint slides that support classroom discussion and ensure student engagement. The daily lesson plans include substantial content background for the teacher covering each day’s lecture assignment, reducing teacher preparation time. Woven through the course are innovative original reading and writing assignments that challenge students to combine both their increasing history knowledge with effective essay writing skills. Frequent quizzes help students master hundreds of vocabulary terms; course materials include chapter tests and two versions of a final exam.
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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.