Reading Adventure Pack: Government

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A reading adventure pack looks closely at government with the help of two books—one fiction, one nonfiction, and a series of activities. Learners craft a mobile to visualize a balanced government, take part in a scavenger hunt around the city, and pretend they are president for the day. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Plan to conduct lessons near the Presidents Day holiday
  • Display mobiles in your classroom or the library
  • Invite a local government official to speak to the class about their profession
Classroom Considerations
  • The books in focus are Madame President by Lane Smith and How the U.S. Government Works by Syl Sobel
  • The Reading Adventure Pack is designed to be completed at home with family members; however, activities may also be done in class with some modifications
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  • It contains links for online interactives that extend the learning process 
  • Lessons are written clearly and in detail
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