128 pages – Grades 3 – 5 Encourage students to become responsible citizens who participate in their government! This book covers the basics, history, ideals, and symbols of the U.S. government; the Constitution; the three branches of government; each U.S. president through the November 2008 election; and much more. Featured topics follow national standards and can be taught in any order. The fun and informative activities will spark students’ critical and creative thinking. Supports NCSS standards.