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The State We're In: Washington
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The State We’re In: Washington is an online and printed educational publication written by Jill Severn for the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund. Part of a larger Civic Education Project, this instructional resource establishes the link between public participation and effective government. Colorful graphs, historical photos and thought-provoking illustrations help to describe the basics of government, and the connection between a governing authority and culture and economy. Young readers and adults alike will gain a robust sense of past and present tribal governance and their relationship to state and local government in Washington.

Teacher guides to accompany this resource as well as translated versions are available on the OER Commons Washington Hub.

Subject:
Education
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund
Author:
Jill Severn
League of Women Voters of Washington
Date Added:
01/01/2014
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The State We're In: Washington (Chinese Translation)
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Seattle Public Schools OER Grant has produced Chinese translations of The State We're In for use in Middle School Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Programs. The State We’re In: Washington is an online and printed educational publication written by Jill Severn for the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund. Part of a larger Civic Education Project, this instructional resource establishes the link between public participation and effective government. Colorful graphs, historical photos and thought-provoking illustrations help to describe the basics of government, and the connection between a governing authority and culture and economy. Young readers and adults alike will gain a robust sense of past and present tribal governance and their relationship to state and local government in Washington. 

Subject:
Education
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Thad Williams
Date Added:
12/17/2019
The State We're In: Washington (Spanish Translation)
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Overview: Seattle Public Schools OER Grant has produced Spanish translations of The State We're In for use in Middle School Spanish Dual Language Immersion Programs. The State We’re In: Washington is an online and printed educational publication written by Jill Severn for the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund. Part of a larger Civic Education Project, this instructional resource establishes the link between public participation and effective government. Colorful graphs, historical photos and thought-provoking illustrations help to describe the basics of government, and the connection between a governing authority and culture and economy. Young readers and adults alike will gain a robust sense of past and present tribal governance and their relationship to state and local government in Washington. 

Subject:
Education
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Thad Williams
Date Added:
06/30/2020
The State We're In: Washington - Teacher Guide Ch. 7: Local Government
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This is a Teacher's Guide for The State We're In Washington: Your guide to state, tribal and local government. These quides are developed by members of the Washington State Social Studies Cadre. Chapter 7 focuses on local government: counties, cities, towns and special districts and their role, organization, duties and services they provide to communities.

Subject:
History
Political Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Module
Primary Source
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Melissa Webster
Jerry Price
Washington OSPI OER Project
Barbara Soots
Date Added:
04/11/2020