Magruder's American Government ©2011


Essential Questions Journal

In the Essential Questions Journal, students explore the big ideas and develop their understanding through activities at the unit, chapter, and section level.

  • Unit Warm Up introduces students to the unit Essential Questions, asking them to brainstorm and access prior knowledge.
  • Chapter Exploration and the Essential Question Activity pages guide students throughout the chapter to explore the Essential Question, challenging them to think creatively.
  • Unit Essays at the end of every unit ask students to demonstrate their understanding of the Essential Question in a thoughtful and well-written essay.

Program Facts

State Pages

  • 21st Century Learners (P21)
  • Whiteboard Compatible (WBC)
  • Digital Courseware
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)