Cruzar un continente (Crossing a Continent)

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  • Age Range: 8-12
  • Grade: 4
  • Lexile: 680L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 4.9
  • Item: 111398
  • ISBN: 9780743912761
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dewey: 385.0973
  • Pages: 32

The Transcontinental Railroad was built to provide a safer, faster route between the eastern and western areas of the United States. Learn how the Transcontinental Railroad helped shape the state of California and its people.

Ignite a curiosity about history through primary sources such as maps, letters, images, and photographs. This Spanish primary source reader will help English language learners achieve social studies literacy. Features include:

  • Text features such as a glossary, index, captions, sidebars, and table of contents increase comprehension and build academic vocabulary
  • Journal It! culminating activity challenges students to write a journal entry from the perspective of a railroad worker
  • Your Turn! activity challenges students to write a letter persuading private investors to invest in the railroad
  • Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking