Sequoyah and the Written Word

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  • Age Range: 6-12
  • Grade: 2-4
  • Lexile: 530L
  • Guided Reading Level: R
  • Interest Level: 1-6
  • Reading Level: 2.9
  • Item: 24554
  • ISBN: 9781493825547
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 973.049755
  • Pages: 32

Introduce students to Sequoyah, the Cherokee man who created a written language for the Cherokee tribe. Through high-interest informational text and primary sources, readers will learn the history of the Cherokee's system of writing and how this system changed life for the Cherokee. This text promotes social studies content literacy and connects to Georgia Standards of Excellence, WIDA, and the NCSS/C3 framework. Features include:

  • Primary source documents and full-color illustrations
  • Text features such as a glossary, table of contents, and index
  • Read and response questions
  • A Your Turn activity challenges students to connect to a primary source through a writing activity