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Cooperative Collection Development -- CCD: American Presidency
• The School Library System (SLS) Cooperative Collection Development Plan is developed as part of the resource sharing component of the plan of service.
The American Presidency is a topic that is prevalent throughout the seventh and eighth grade curriculum. The materials in this collection allow students access to foundational US documents and immerse them in academic vocabulary. In addition, it is a topic that every student should be knowledgeable about as a citizen of the United States. This collection aligns with the Common Core Learning Standards because it offers a range of complex informational texts and primary source documents on many topics including, biographies of Presidents and First Ladies, the electoral college, presidential speeches, Watergate, the US Constitution and many more.
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Students will examine the election process, a key aspect of our political system, from beginning to end in this book. The content covers what it means to be a candidate, where and when people vote, and why the election process is so important.
This book provides a thorough examination of the historical and political context of key, critical moments in constitutional history and presidential power that makes possible opportunities for students to explore American politics.
This book covers George Washington's tenure through the 2012 election and recognizes major themes across administrations to reach overall conclusions about the nature of the institution and its future.
Interactive activities about our government and how it works.
All the Presidents - An interview with Drew Friedman
All the Presidents by Drew Friedman; Kurt Andersen
Publication Date: 2019-09-24
All The Presidents is created by the caricaturist of the Barack Obama/George Washington mash-up inauguration cover for The New Yorker in 2009. It features everyone from George Washington to Donald Trump, accompanied by presidential factoids.
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