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Public invited to offer comments on recommended instructional materials

The public is invited to offer comments on newly recommended instructional materials at a Lake County School Board public hearing scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on May 13 in the Commission Chambers of the Lake County Administration Building, 315. W. Main Street, Tavares.

 

The board will consider adoption of these materials at its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on June 10. That meeting also will be held in the Commission Chambers of the Lake County Administration Building.

 

The materials can be viewed online at www.lake.k12.fl.us/InstructionalMaterials. A link for online access and a comment form are available for each title. If you prefer to view a hard copy, please contact Dr. Faith Harris, Manager Instructional Materials, at 352-253-6870.

 

The recommended materials are as follows:

 

SOCIAL STUDIES, Grades K-5

  • Florida Studies Weekly

SOCIAL STUDIES, Grades 6-8

  • United States History – Early Years (McGraw-Hill, Appleby et al. 1st)
  • Civics (McGraw-Hill, Remy, 1st)
  • World History, Early Ages (McGraw-Hill, Spielvogel, 1st)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES, Grades 9-12

  • Florida United States History & Geography – Modern Times (McGraw-Hill, Brinkley, 1st)
  • Economics (McGraw-Hill, Clayton, 1st)
  • US Government (McGraw-Hill, Remy, 1st)
  • World History (McGraw-Hill, Spielvogel, 1st)

 

AP WORLD, Grades 9-12

  • Ways of the World, A Global History (BFW Worth)

 

AP ECONOMICS, Grades 9-12

  • Economics for AP (BFW Worth)

 

AP GOVERNMENT, Grades 9-12

  • Gateways to Democracy (Cengage)