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U.S. Government: Need to Know

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With all that is happening on Capitol Hill, it can be hard to understand the United States Government. That’s why U.S. Government: Need to Know integrates a dyslexia-friendly font with a clear, high-interest design to walk struggling readers through key concepts about the U.S. government including who works in each branch, what they do, and how all of the branches work together. This curricular hi-lo approach pairs with featured infographics and SilverTips for Success to guide readers in reviewing key concepts from the books, reinforce comprehension, and even learn test-taking tips.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
U.S. Government: Need to Know (6 titles)
Cover: Checks and Balances Checks and Balances
Cover: The Electoral College The Electoral College
Cover: The House Of Representatives The House Of Representatives
Cover: The Office of the President The Office of the President
Cover: The Senate The Senate
Cover: The Supreme Court The Supreme Court
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre High-Interest, Nonfiction
Copyright 2022
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series U.S. Government: Need to Know
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
ISBN 9781636915968, 9781636916101, 9781636917078
Title Format Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle

SLJ Review U.S. Government Need to Know

This new hi-lo series from focuses on the branches of the United States government and how they interact together. Each title explores an aspect of the federal government, including how it works and its key players. The series successfully conveys very complicated concepts like checks and balances and how the Supreme Court works in a clear, concise way for striving readers.
With the interconnected nature of governmental institutions, the books do a particularly effective job at showing how these concepts and governing bodies are dependent on each other. The books are written at a second grade reading level, and incorporate dyslexia-friendly fonts and designs for accessibility. The end of each title features several comprehension questions and prompts, as well as definitions of key words and additional resources.
VERDICT: Packed full of information, “US Government Need to Know” is recommended for collections seeking hi-lo civics materials.

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