Interactive Notebook: United States Government Resource Book
Empower students to learn the principles that govern the United States with this interactive resource that focuses on democracy, the articles of confederation, compromise, the constitution, and the legislative branches. Providing step-by-step instructions and templates, students will create a personal study resource for class assignments and tests. Lessons are formatted similarly with instructions to create a left side “student output” page and a right side “input” page. The student output page allows students to show what they have learned and may include drawings, foldables, charts, illustrations, graphs, graphic organizers, and extended learning activities. On the right side or input page, students will list the included key details page and/or teacher directed content that may include lecture or textbook notes or guides. An excellent resource that allows students to take ownership of their learning.
Grading rubric and answer keys are included. Additional materials required include a notebook (spiral, composition or 3 ring binder), glue stick, scissors, colored pencils, and tabs. Aligns to current state standards. Reproducible for classroom use. 62 pgs, pb. ~Deanne
Encourage students to create their own learning portfolios with the Mark Twain Interactive Notebook: United States Government for grades 5–8. This 64-page interactive notebook includes 19 lessons in The Constitution, the three branches of government, and more. Students are encouraged to be creative, use color, and work with interactive content to gain a greater understanding of the topics covered. This workbook helps students record, store, and organize essential information and serve as resources for review and test prep.
Students create their own interactive notebook as they learn about different time periods of history. Each three-page lesson has instructions on how to complete the notebook pages, key details to read about the subject, and a hands-on project with cut-outs and other activities. The notebook is a great resource for reviewing and organizing information and reinforcing concepts. Includes a grading rubric and timeline. Pages are perforated and reproducible for classroom use.