The newly published We the People: The Citizen and the
Constitution book will be the official text for the district,
regional, state and national WTP competitions starting in September
2008. THERE WILL BE NEW QUESTIONS. The District-level questions have
already been posted on the www.civiced.org website. State
level questions will be issued in September. The Teacher’s Edition
will be distributed in mid-August. A sample lesson is also posted on the
CCE website. It will include student text with marginalia for teachers.
Supreme Court decisions will be linked. Assessments and worksheets will
be online, as will the correlations. Enrichment opportunities will also
The new edition is now a stand-alone government text. Any previous
gaps have been addressed, and the book is no longer considered a
supplement. It is a book and a curriculum. It is aimed at 9-12 grades,
with an unofficial 11.2 reading level. Audio version planned.