Are you ready to teach your homeschooling high schooler about the ins and out of government, civics, and economics? Homeschoolers excel in this area. The curriculum choices available for your teen are excellent and varied. Whether you are looking for a full online series or more of the living books ideal this top 10 list has you covered.
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Exploring Government and Economics from Notgrass – From their website: Exploring Government by Ray Notgrass is a one-semester course for high school. Explore the government of the United States from its beginning to the present with special emphasis on the Biblical pattern for government and on the U.S. Constitution. Learn about the operations of federal, state, and local government, and about issues facing our nation today. Become better equipped to understand, pray for, and be involved in our country’s government.
Abeka American Government and Economics – From their website: American Government opens with an inspiring look at the blessings we enjoy and the symbols we hold dear as American citizens. At the core of the text is a fascinating study of the Constitution, the government it established, and the rights and privileges it guarantees the American people. After studying the Constitution and the national government, students learn about federalism and government at the state and local levels. The text concludes with a chapter on the opportunities and responsibilities of American citizens to get involved in their unique political system.
Uncle Eric Books – From their website: he Uncle Eric series of books is written by Richard J. Maybury for young an old alike. Using the epistolary style of writing (using letters to tell a story), Mr. Maybury plays the part of an economist writing a series of letters to his niece or nephew. With stories and examples, he gives interesting and clear explanations of topics that are generally thought to be too difficult for anyone but experts.
Top High School Government and Economics Curriculums 4-5
4. Constitutional Literacy from Apologia and Michael Farris – From their website: Join constitutional expert, Michael Farris, as he walks your family through the history, theory, and application of the Constitution and what it means for the future of American self-government.
5. Bluestocking Press – From their website: Before you begin your study of history, economics, and government, it’s important to develop a model of how the world works. This model is explained in detail in the set of books called Uncle Eric’s Model of How the World Works written by Richard J. Maybury.
Top High School Government and Economics Curriculums 6-10