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Uncle Sam and You Curriculum Package
Uncle Sam and You Curriculum Package

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Ages: 10-14
Grade Levels: 5th-8th

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Product Code: 563-525

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Uncle Sam and You

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A good civics course will teach your child about how laws are made, enforced, modified, and amended, and about his rights and duties as a citizen. A great civics course goes even further. Uncle Sam and You not only covers the basics but also delves into national symbols, international relations, national security, national holidays, and much, much more. Replete with images, Uncle Sam and You highlights both modern and historical photographs and illustrations.

Great for independent learning - there is no separate Teacher's Manual Ė the simple instructions in Uncle Sam and You are directed to your child. Every week a new unit is introduced with four daily lessons, each with four to six optional activities. Some activities included are creative writing, vocabulary usage, instructions to draw a picture or take a photograph, and reading assignments from The Citizenís Handbook. The readings from The Citizenís Handbook are a diverse collection of speeches, personal memoirs, newspaper articles and advertisements, historical writings, excerpts from the Constitution, and much more. In addition, one of the suggested activities is to read two to three chapters daily from eight optional books to give your child a richer perspective on the various topics studied. These are titles you may already have or can easily obtain from your local library. If you have a voracious reader this is a good choice.

Uncle Sam and You also includes thirty optional lessons on America's patriotic holidays that can be used once a week. A special corresponding multi-age family activity such as craft and art projects or themed meals is assigned to each holiday lesson.

The Uncle Sam and You Answer Key provides answers for the end-of-lesson assignments and the student workbook (optional workbook sold separately).

Another outstanding component of Timberdoodle's 2016 Sixth-Grade Curriculum Kit!
Curriculum Package Includes:
Uncle Sam and You Part 1
Uncle Sam and You Part 2
The Citizen's Handbook
Uncle Sam and You Answer Key

The publisher considers the Student Workbook optional, and it is available separately.

Download PDF Sample Pages:
Answer Key
Lesson Review
Part 1 Sample Unit
Part 2 Sample Unit
The Citizen's Handbook

Awards and Endorsements:
The Old Schoolhouse Review Blue Ribbon Award 2013

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

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Good for upper elementary/middle school August 25, 2015
Reviewer: Leslie  
My kids are 10 and 12 and seem to enjoy this curriculum. The information is presented in an interesting way with lots of photos. There is some information that seems slightly irrelevant and overly detailed.

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Great Governement Intro August 13, 2015
Reviewer: Sara  
We used this last school year for 6th grade. Since there was so much reading, we used it as our main reading program, supplementing with literature as appropriate. My son loved the lessons and found the text and pictures very engaging. He usually would find me while I was working with his younger siblings to tell me some interesting facts! Each lesson has several ways to respond to the reading. We usually picked one, rather than doing them all. These lessons took him about an hour each day. The Holiday Lessons were a fun addition to the norm. He would prepare some of these activities to do with his younger siblings, which they also enjoyed at their level. I would recommend this curriculum for sixth grade, but it is time intensive, so plan accordingly.

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Good history book September 15, 2014
Reviewer: Heather  
Lessons are very clear and laid out. No prep work involved. It's a lot of reading though, and it's pretty boring for my 6th grader. My child is learning though and i like the lessons. A good thing is that it expands on things that they learned earlier making their picture of history broader and more clear. Holiday lessons are great and fun!

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Although I haven't used it July 26, 2014
Reviewer: Jennifer U.  
Although I haven't used it yet, it looks perfect. The lessons are laid out beautifully with absolutely no "Mom prep". The student can just open and go. I love the civics lessons and the holiday sections. We can't wait to get started! Timberdoodle also included an Extreme Dot To Dot book. What a fun addition!

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