Features and Benefits

Magruder's American Government

The Pearson Advantage

Trusted and authoritative, Magruder's American Government ©2010 sets the new standard through an engaging narrative, integrated Essential Questions, cutting edge technology and updated reading support.

Essential Questions
Guided by Grant Wiggins, co-author of Understanding by Design, instruction and assessment are organized around an Essential Question that explores the big ideas of American Government.

Exciting new technology
Rich digital learning support for the Online Student Center includes Government on the Go Audio and Video resources, interactive assessment, two levels of online Student Editions, and more! With the Online Teacher Center, teachers can easily access two levels of online Teacher Editions as well as online planning and assessment, lecture notes, and easy-to-use classroom management tools.

Differentiated teaching resources
Teachers can quickly choose from among the many leveled, editable, teaching worksheets and assessment resources found on the Resource Library CD-ROM and within the Online Teacher Center that have been especially written to meet the needs of students reading below grade level.

Magruder's American Government curriculum is aligned with Foundations Series: American Government.

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Foundation Series: American Government ©2010

Accessible core content
Written near a sixth grade reading level, it enables students to access the same core content and Essential Questions found in Magruder's American Government.

American Government Online Student and Online Teacher Center
Students have access to two levels of Student Editions and both students and teachers can utilize an unprecedented array of rich media assets.

Teacher's Resource Library CD-ROM
Teachers can choose from among the many leveled editable teaching worksheets and assessment resources that have been especially written to meet the needs of students reading below grade level.

Embedded reading support
Explicit reading strategies, vocabulary support, and a carefully written and designed student page make this a book students can read.

Essential Questions
Instruction and assessment are organized around an Essential Question that explores the big ideas of American Government.

American Government Online Student Center
Rich digital learning support includes two online Student Editions, Government on the Go Audio and Video resources, interactive assessment, and more!

American Government Online Teacher Center
Teachers easily access complete online planning, teaching, and assessment including lecture notes, multiple levels of worksheets and assessments, and easy-to-use management tools.

Differentiated teaching resources
Teachers can quickly choose from multiple levels of worksheets and assessments found on the Online Teacher Center and on the Resource Library CD-ROM.

Foundations Series: American Government curriculum is aligned with Magruder's American Government.

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