The New World 6-Book Set

  • Age Range: 8-13
  • Grade: 4-5
  • Lexile: 520L-720L
  • Guided Reading Level: S-T
  • Interest Level: 3-7
  • 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 (titles may vary) 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