My Country, My State, My Responsibility! (Living History of Our World)
A country, state, and civics study for middle school students written by Angela O'Dell. The four included unit studies are designed for students to create a recorded notebook on US geography, government and symbols, state and city government, and their home state. Necessary resources include National Geographic's Kids Atlas of the USA; Eat Your Way Around the USA; some state pictures for the region you're studying; and markers/pencils. The appendix includes supplemental suggestions for books, DVDs and Web resources. Non-reproducible, 186 pp, sc. ~ Ruth
Welcome to My Country, My State, My Responsibility! This volume of A Living History Of Our World is a unique study guide, written for you, my middle- school-age friends. Through mapping, researching, writing, and hands-on projects, you will actively take part in preparing yourself for the higher levels of learning you will soon encounter in high school. You will: Explore the geography of our country Discover the history of your state Learn the story behind many patriotic symbols Understand our civic duties Challenge yourself to be a exemplary citizen Welcome to an exciting year of discovery and growth!