Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

Updated on 10 January 2020


Grade 3 - Grade 5


As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important civics question—how does government work? Informative text, interesting photos, and useful examples will help you find the answer.


Name Size Format
Checks and Balances: CCSS TG Checks and Balances 201 KB PDF
Getting Elected: CCSS TG Getting Elected 157 KB PDF
*Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?: Series Teaching Guide 727 KB PDF
The Congress: CCSS TG The Congress 161 KB PDF
The President, Vice President, and Cabinet: CCSS TG The President, Vice President, and Cabinet 162 KB PDF

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