Perspectives provides nineteen 45-55 minute sessions that take students through the ideas of the early settlers, the writings and speeches of the Founders. It provides historic profiles and quotes of American Settlers, Founders, Framers of the Constitution , and great thinkers like de Tocqueville and Blackstone. Perspectives also contains quotes from the speeches and meetings of modern leaders like Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy well into the 20th Century.
Included for the teacher are the lesson plans, class notes in PowerPoint, activities, assessments. The material is delivered in either eBook, DVD only or Printed teacher manual. Separate student activity books include original documents (Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, etc.). the eBook teacher version is screen view only and eBook student versions would typically be ordered with them. The DVD only version allows printing of the student materials. The Printed Teacher Manual version comes with the DVD. The Class Set comes with 25 pre-printed student books, the teacher manual and DVD.