Take a close look at five primary source documents that set the foundation for democratic government in the United States. Each book in the series tells us the story behind one document and how it affects us today. The easy-to-use Teacher's Guide & Assessments for each Reading Expeditions series provides lesson notes for each title, with a variety of teaching strategies for both literacy and content-area instruction. Informal assessment includes comprehension questions and assessment activities with checklists for evaluating student performance. Includes blackline masters that develop reading skills and content-area skills.