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Reasons for a Revolution

  • Age Range: 9-18
  • Grade: 4-5
  • Lexile: 610L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 4.8
  • ISBN: 9781493830787
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 973.3
  • Pages: 32
Description
Students will explore the rising tensions between the colonies and Great Britain with Reasons for a Revolution. This informational text looks at the ways England tried to control the colonists, including imposing taxes and sending British troops (Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, and Townshend Acts) and how the colonies pushed back (Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party), and the "brewing" revolution. This nonfiction book features primary source material throughout, connecting students to past events as they think about historical events more critically.
  • Build literacy and social studies content knowledge
  • Appropriately leveled content provides access to every type of learner
  • Includes text features such as captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary
  • Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career readiness
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