Exploring Government

Bonus Downloads (2016)

You can download and print these PDF files for use within your family.

Assignment Checklist

Grading Chart

Project Ideas

Literary Analysis

Guide for Parents / Answer Key

Homeschool History Free TrialSuggested Supplements

Notgrass History curriculum is self-contained. You don't need to add anything else unless you want to. If you are looking for videos, virtual field trips, interactive websites, and other resources to supplement your studies, check out Homeschool History. The Notgrass History team is creating this ever-growing database. You can search by topic and time period and find a curated list of resources that go along with specific lessons in Exploring Government. Start your free trial and then go straight to the curriculum supplement page.

Exploring Government Supplements


3rd Edition (2016)

For the 2016 edition, Ray Notgrass made a major revision and update to the text, which was printed in full-color with a hardback binding. The curriculum has a completely new layout with hundreds of color photos and illustrations, a new optional English/literature half-year credit, hands-on project and writing ideas for every unit, and a completely revised Student Review Pack designed for ease-of-use.

2nd Edition (2008)

The 2008 paperback edition had a completely redesigned page layout with many new illustrations. Author Ray Notgrass made some changes to the text, but the lesson content was essentially the same as the original edition. The Quiz and Exam Pack for this edition is available for purchase as a digital download.

2008 Quiz and Exam Pack

1st Edition (2006)

The first edition of Exploring Government was published in 2006 with a plastic coil binding.

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Writing Links

College Board SAT Essay Scoring Guide

Institute for Excellence in Writing

National Assessment of Educational Progress Writing Assessment

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Suggestions for Co-ops and Other Group Classes

Co-op Tips

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