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Bin #61 US Government/Elections -Middle El.& Up

Five videos and a variety of books appropriate for the middle elementary grades and up explain the republican democracy of U.S. government. The Presidency, Congress, The Supreme Court, Separation of Powers, elections and the rule of law are all covered fairly thoroughly in this bin.

 

Bin #62 Michigan/Great Lakes -Middle El.& Up

The two games, 8 cassette tapes, activity books with a variety of Michigan Challenges, nonfiction books for reference and the excellent sampler of Michigan Historical fiction should be all that one needs to get students interested in the fascinating history and geography of our “Great Lakes State.” You may supplement the material in this bin by going to: Michigan Department of History, Arts & Libraries Please note that this bin has a relatively small amount of Native American History! For a more complete history, you ought also look at Bin #76 Great Lakes Indians and Bin #132 Odawa

 

Bin #63 US Geography-Middle El.& Up

This bin contains mostly nonfiction books/activities that would serve as a good foundation for U.S. Geography. The bin also contains the Reading Road Trip USA Notebook, the summer 2001 state reading program, that contains weeks worth of activities.

 

Bin #65 Ancient Egypt – Middle El & Up

This bin contains: 4 videos, 2 Cd Roms, Wadjet Game and Hieroglyphics Rubber Stamp Set as well as a variety of of fiction and nonfiction books dealing with the Ancient Egypt. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebook “Digging into Ancient Egypt: a Journey Up the Nile”, an excellent resource with 8-10 weeks of full of activities that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding.

 

Bin #66 The Ancient Greeks- El – Middle Sch

This bin contains: 2 videos, 1 Cd Roms, and other materials dealing with these Ancient Greeks. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebook “Take Flight with Zeus”, an excellent resource, with activities relating to the Greeks, that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding.

 

Bin #67 Ancient Rome – Middle El & Up

This bin contains: 2 Cd Roms and a variety of of fiction and nonfiction books dealing with the Ancient Rome. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebook “All Roads Lead to Rome”, an excellent resource with 8-10 weeks of full of activities that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding.

 

Bin #69 Ancient China-Middle El. – Middle School

This bin contains mostly nonfiction nonfiction books/activities that would provide a good introduction to Ancient China. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebook “Inside the Wall: A Journey to the Middle Kingdom”, an excellent resource with 6-8 weeks of full of activities that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding.

 

Bin #70- Vikings! Middle El -Middle School

Discover the Viking culture with the contents of this bin. Featuring books and one Interfact CD ROM & Book, students may learn about Viking history, exploration, gods and legends and family life. An excellent hands – on craft book and a Viking “Magic Tree House” adventure round out this collection.

 

Bin #71- American Revolution – Mid. El -Middle School

This bin contains: 2 videos, 1 Cd Rom 1 period music Cd, a book of plays about the American Revolution and other materials dealing it. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebook “Roots of Freedom”, an excellent resource with 8-10 weeks of full of activities that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding.

 

Bin #72- Colonial America – Mid. El -Middle School

This bin contains: 6 videos, the cooperative game “Explorers” and other materials dealing with life in colonial America and focuses on both Spanish and English colonization. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebooks “Pueblos, Presidios and Missions” and Colonial Adventures”. Both are excellent resources with 8-10 weeks of full of activities that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding.

 

Bin #73 North American Civilizations: Maya, Inca, Aztec and More – El – Middle Sch.

This bin contains: 2 videos, 2 Cd Roms, the game Palenque and other materials dealing with these ancient American Civilizatiions. The bin also contains the Demco Passport Notebook “Road to the Sun Gods”, an excellent resource, with activities relating to each of these 3 civilizations, that take history concepts beyond isolated facts to genuine understanding. There are also some materials introducing the Arctic,Plains and other Native Peoples.

 

Bin #75 Civil War – Mid El – Middle School

This bin contains many trade books that cover life and people during the Civil War. It also contains 1 tape, 2 children’s magazines, 1 map, and 1 CD.

 

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