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Las naciones indigenas de California (California's Indian Nations)

  • Age Range: 7-13
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Lexile: 700L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Item: 111389E
  • ISBN: 9780743912594
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dewey: 979.400497

Indian tribes once spanned the state of California when the arrival of new settlers forced them into a struggle for survival. Learn how three tribes--the Tongva, the Yokuts, and the Yana--played key roles in the growth of California.

Learn about the history of California with this primary source reader that will ignite a curiosity about history through primary sources such as maps, letters, images, and photographs. This Spanish book 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
  • Explore It! culminating activity challenges students to find something in nature that will help them survive
  • Your Turn! activity challenges students to write a newspaper article about Ishi, the last member of the Yahi tribe
  • Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking
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