The Office of the President handbook details the specific jobs of the president, including chief of state, chief executive, and commander-in-chief, plus the role of the president's cabinet and the limited powers of the office.
Congress has a specific role in U.S. government. But what is it? How does it work? And how can teens get involved when they can’t even vote? This handbook illustrates all aspects of the lawmaking branch. Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series. With the confusing political discourse in today’s world, it’s no wonder kids tune out. How can we tune them back in?
Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.
Highly readable with full-color photographs, this 120-page handbook is great for teaching life skills to a twenty-first century population. The handbook will provide readers a thorough and non-threatening introduction to: Your Taxes at Work; Emergency Assistance; Services for Workers; Services for Citizens. This handbook offers students a unique and visual way to achieve real-world literacy.
The U.S. criminal justice system is designed to convict criminals, but sometimes innocent people are wrongfully accused and sentenced. Some are cases of mistaken identity. Some are due to poor police work. Many of these individuals live for years behind bars before being freed. Tragically, some have died before having their names cleared. What would you do if you were wrongly accused?