The U.S. Constitution

How America Works
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Learn how the U.S. Constitution established the American government and what this document means for modern Americans. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions and sidebars, detailed photographs, informational diagrams, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF043000, JNF052040, JNF025250
Dewey 342.7302
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184084
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Creating a Country
  • The Preamble and Articles
  • Amendments
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted

Marcia Amidon Lusted is the author of more than 100 books and 500 magazine articles for young readers. She is also a writing instructor and an editor. Visit her at www.adventuresinnonfiction.com.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of How America Works from Booklist on October 1, 2016

The How America Works series examines foundational elements of the U.S. government at a level appropriate for upper-elementary readers. This volume introduces the U.S. Constitution by first describing why the country’s founders felt it was needed, the events of the 1787… View →