This nonfiction reader explores the steps the country took towards greater equality after the Civil War. Students will learn more about how many tried to counter racism and injustice, including Freedmen's Bureau, Black Codes, 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 the Reconstruction era.
- 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