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Civil War Leaders

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-5
  • Lexile: 750L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 5.9
  • ISBN: 9781493838875
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 973.7
  • Pages: 32
Description
This nonfiction reader profiles some of the great leaders during the Civil War era. Students will examine the lives of these leaders that inspired others to fight bravely for the cause. It explores prominent figures in the Union Army, including William T. Sherman, Joseph Hooker, George McClellan, George Meade, and Ulysses Grant, as well as leaders in the Confederacy, such as John Bell Hood, Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and more. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like during this turbulent time in American history.
  • Students will build content knowledge across geography, history, and other social studies strands
  • Content can be leveled for a variety of learning styles, as well as below-level, above-level, and English language learners
  • This reader contains text features, including captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary
  • A "Your Turn!" activity continues to challenge students as they extend their learning
  • This text aligns to state standards and readies students for college and career readiness
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