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The New World 6-Book Set

  • Age Range: 9-18
  • Grade: 4-5
  • Lexile: 520L-720L
  • Guided Reading Level: S-T
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 4.5
  • Item: 25947
  • ISBN: 9781493839476
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 192

Breathe life into past events through the use of intriguing primary sources! These nonfiction readers will engage students as they build their critical literacy skills and subject-area content knowledge. This 6-book set focuses on the indigenous people of the United States, the early explorers, and the formation of the "New World." Students will gain a better understanding of history and develop their higher order thinking skills as they examine primary sources including maps, letters, images, and government documents.

Boost reading comprehension and academic vocabulary with text features like captions, bold print, a glossary, and an index. These texts are appropriately leveled for different learner types. Aligned with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards, these texts prepare students for college and career readiness. This 6-book set includes the following titles:

  • American Indians of the West: Battling the Elements
  • American Indians of the Plains: Surviving the Great Expanse
  • American Indians of the East: Woodland People
  • Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend
  • Early Explorers
  • Racing to Colonize the New World
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