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  • Item #: 023522
    ISBN: 9780241953266
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    You've heard quotes from famous speeches; "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." But have you ever wondered the context in which these quotes were said? This book contains over 100 speeches that have caused thought provoking conversation and change in our world. Topics include Ancient, Kings and Queens, the Birth of the United States, Civil Rights, Social Justice, the Age of Lincoln, and more. Read the words of Jesus, Moses, Socrates, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Fredrick Douglas, Susan B. Anthony, and many more. 500 pgs, sc. – Laura

  • Item #: 067071
    ISBN: 9781594764790
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     Concluding with the profound observation, America is a great nation and people are needed to practice, protect and promote economic liberty, this course introduces students to the history of economic thought, and modern economic issues currently facing America, before family economics, entrepreneurship and power of education are explored.

      One semester in length, the full course kit contains 3 Texts, 3 Activity books and the Teacher’s Resource Kit (TRK), along with the TRK digital download.  Designed for independent study, each text, called a chapter, cover fifteen topics.  Each text contains the lesson reading, bold vocabulary words with definitions in a vocabulary “box” on the page, life principle quotes and video clips via a QRC codes. Corresponding activity books provide questions for each topic. Questions are fill in the blank and matching, with lines to write the life principle.

    The Teacher’s Resource Kit includes black line masters for section quizzes (9), chapter tests (3), quiz and chapter test answer keys, activity answer keys, and the table of contents. Black line masters are reproducible for classroom use.

      Chapter 1 introduces students to economics as the engine by which capitalism, free enterprise, private property and the relationship between employees, employers, and entrepreneurs create jobs. Additionally, this chapter also explores government regulation, supply and demand, and economic factors such as taking risks, investments and profit and loss. The evolution of economic precepts and principles, from ancient Greece, Rome, Europe and the Dark Ages are explored. Historical persons that shaped modern economic theory are presented including Moses, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, Joseph Stalin, William Penn, Winston Churchill, Margret Thatcher, and Ronald Reagan. This chapter also delves into the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War, and their impact on economics. Worth mentioning, the impact of an economy based on Biblical principles is discussed for its historical value and includes a look at Marxism and Darwinian theory. Chapter 2 further explores the history of the Judeo-Christian and European influences that were foundational to the capitalism in the United States. The authors compare the historical teachings of Catholic and Ana-Baptist beliefs and provide a brief overview of the Protestant reformation and the influences of the Church on economic philosophy. This is done neutrally with no scripture verse support or proselytizing noted.  An in-depth look is given to the economic significance of the US Constitution, Mayflower Compact and the Bill of Rights. Students will briefly examine the impact of the industry, railroads, progressive education, unions, the New Deal, welfare, immigration, private organizations and “trickle-down economics.” Chapter 3 reviews contemporary economic issues including banking, creditors, credit cards, checking accounts, debt, impulse buying, mortgages, dividends, stock market, collateral, loans, bankruptcies, insurance, real estate, gross and net income, inflation, IRAs and 401Ks, tax audits, and much more.  Students are also introduced to the pros and cons of starting and operating a small business, along with post high school options: college, trade school, and military.

      A captivating look at the foundations of economic philosophy that will appeal to students-especially those without a desire to study the math and deeper theories of economic thought. All texts and activity books are softcover. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 046745
    ISBN: 9781426302978
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    Ben Franklin's life was packed with adventures, curiosity, and hard work, as shown in this informative storybook that is great for both young and old. Each page features detailed, full-color illustrations and watercolors of various scenes featuring Franklin and his many accomplishments. His personal life, scientific developments and inventions, and political achievements are all touched on through paragraphs of conversationally-toned text and inspiring or meaningful quotes and captions. The back of the book includes a useful timeline that shows important events in Franklin's life as well as other important dates so students can see what else was happening during his time. By Cheryl Harness, 48 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 029926
    ISBN: 9780545094375
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    Get inspired during handwriting practice with famous quotes. This book contains 40 inspirational quotes and proverbs from leaders such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, and others on topics such as character, friendship, leadership, and perseverance. The top of each page provides the handwritten quote, labeled with the author and his/her birth and death dates. Below the quote are three individual practice words taken from the quote, each appearing on a dotted midline for students to copy. Then, the bottom half of the page contains five dotted midlines for students to practice copying the entire quote. Teaching suggestions, a lined writing template, and two cursive alphabet student reference cards are also included. Reproducible. 48 pgs, pb. Lisa

  • Item #: 009458
    ISBN: 9781442239357
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    This handy reference book compiled and edited by Bill Adler, contains a collection of some of the best quotations from eight influential founders of the United States. Readers will be exposed to the wit and wisdom of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Benjamin Rush, and Thomas Paine on a wide variety of topics. Organized by each founder, you’ll find quotations on a variety of topics. This is a great resource for writing reports or papers or to simply gain a better understanding of the views of influential personalities from the past. 214 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 008282
    ISBN: 9780316517300
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    Although people have always regarded Benjamin Franklin as one of the most famous inventors in American history, few people realize that his genius was, in fact, a mouse. Yes, that's right - a mouse named Amos, who found his way to Benjamin Franklin's home one cold night. As one of those closest to Ben, Amos found it necessary to write this (amusing) portrayal of Benjamin Franklin to counter all of the stories written by those who had never even met Ben and certainly never knew that Amos was responsible for a great many of the much esteemed inventions. This classic has been amusing young readers for more than sixty years. 114 pgs. - Melissa

  • Item #: 004136
    ISBN: 9780981856629
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    Benjamin Franklin, Betsy Ross, Daniel Book, George Washington, John Adams, Molly Pitcher, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, Soldier of the continental Army, and Thomas Jefferson.

  • Item #: 036094
    ISBN: 9780899577951
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    Picking up from where The Roman, the Twelve, & the King left off in 1743 London, the team must take on a new assignment: the rise of a young nation across the sea. Each is tasked with aiding a young leader through their rise to prominence, guiding them as they struggle, fail, and eventually succeed. Liz aids young Patrick Henry while Max is sent to protect George Washington during his military service and Nigel helps Benjamin Franklin in his experiments. Back in Europe, Al is left to play spy under the nose of King George III while Kate guides the young Marquis de Lafayette. 512 pp. SC.

  • Item #: 020083
    ISBN: 9780394849287
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  • Item #: 003731
    ISBN: 9780965273527
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    52 chapters, with short biographical sketches about George Washington, Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark, Robert Fulton, Kit Carson, Benjamin Franklin, just to name a few. This great introduction to American History is authored by Edward Eggleston. 163 pgs, hc
  • Item #: 017160
    ISBN: 9781600790287
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    Columbus, Pilgrims, the U.S. flag, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Walter Reed, Booker T. Washington, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh.

  • Item #: 013672
    ISBN: 9780486498812
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     An anthology of American poetry and songs ranging from the late 1700s to 2009, this volume includes battle cries, tributes and elegies to celebrate our nation. These writings are boldly patriotic. Authors include male and female writers, some widely known and some not as famous from the 18th to 21st century, such as Benjamin Franklin, Phillis Wheatley, Francis Scott Key, Langston Hughes, Woody Guthrie and Julie Alvarez (73 in total). A wonderful resource for history studies, memorization or copywork. From Dover. 5” x 7”, 170 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 009995
    ISBN: 9781572814509
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    Includes 52 cards --13 books of 4 cards each. For example, a book of aces contains the ace of spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs all with an illustration of the same inventor. On each card is an illustration of an inventor with his name, where he came from, and when he lived. A list of different inventions and discoveries is on each card. There is also general information at the bottom of the card. In order to know all of the information contained in this deck on a particular inventor, you must collect all four cards of that inventor. The rules of this game are similar to those of Go Fish, but the goal is to collect books of cards, not pairs of cards. Any other card game using a standard deck can also be played. Inventors included in this game are Archimedes, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Alva Edison, Michael Faraday, Benjamin Franklin, Johannes Gutenberg, Cyrus H. McCormick, Guglielmo Marconi, Samuel F. B. Morse, George Stephenson, James Watt, Eli Whitney, and the Wright Brothers. - Hilary

  • Item #: 006583
    ISBN: 9780020419204
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  • Item #: 005171
    ISBN: 9781893103030
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    A masterful account of this most amazing American. "A biography of Franklin written with a sweep and verve worthy of its subject and brilliantly illustrated." — The New Yorker. This superb biography of the printer, statesman, author, reformer, inventor and ambassador reveals a Benjamin Franklin who in his time lived more lives than many men together. The brilliance and inexhaustible ingenuity of mind that fascinated his contemporaries continues to charm us now in Daugherty's work of perhaps America's most distinguished citizen and most interesting human being. Here is an understanding of the Poor Richard that underlay all Franklin's life, through honors and distinctions, foreign and domestic, saying with shrewd Yankee economy: "Well done is better than well said." As with all of Daugherty's books, his illustrations of two- and three-color compliment the meaty text for the enjoyment of all. (description by Beautiful Feet)

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  • Item #: 074189
    ISBN: 9780997796308
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    ISBN: 9781481499699
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    ISBN: 9781599152462
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    ISBN: 9781481471442
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  • Item #: 069855
    ISBN: 9780996771337
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    Additional literature recommended:

    Much Bigger Than Martin, Arthur's Chicken Pox, If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi?, Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body, Please Say Please, Grumpy Bunny!, Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners, Raggedy Ann and Andy Stories, Are You Quite Polite?, D.W. Guide to Perfect Manners, Crippled Lamb, Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving, Parable of the Lily, Sheep in a Shop, Chair for My Mother, Just Saving My Money, Caps for Sale, Now & Ben, The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, Ben Franklin's Big Shock, Little Sailboat, Rattle and Rap, Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes!, How Will We Get to the Beach?

  • Item #: 067214
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     Bundles include the Semesters Teacher’s Binder, a 12-month blank calendar, several sets of flashcards, games, and several other manipulative resources.  You can purchase the Full Year Bundle which includes the teacher’s manuals for both semesters and the other resources listed above, or purchase a Semester Bundle which includes one teacher’s manual and resources listed above used for that semester. 

  • Item #: 065400
    ISBN: 9781523500062
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  • Item #: 064607
    ISBN: 9780545826273
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       Subtitled, “The Brave, the Bold and the Brainy,” this book gives a one-page brief, interesting synopsis of over 40 well-know scientist in 4 different eras: Early Science, the Science Revolution, Age of Enlightenment and Discovery and the Modern Era. A sampling includes Pythagoras, Galileo, van Leeuwenhoek, Benjamin Franklin, Gregor Mendel, Ivan Pavlov, Robert Goodard, Stephen Hawking, plus many others. Cute cartoon graphics, colorful pages and fun information makes this a great way to engage reluctant readers or bored middle-schoolers. Index and Glossary. Evolutionary content. 96 pgs. SC. ~ Deanne