American Indians in the 1800s: Right and Resistance
Spark a curiosity for past events with this nonfiction reader focusing on the lives of native people as pioneers began moving westward during the 19th century. Students will explore the significant historical events that affected American Indians.
Sitting Bull: Eagles Cannot Be Crows
Examine the life of Sitting Bull, from his early days as Jumping Badger to his leadership during the Battle of Little Bighorn. This primary source reader offers a glimpse on what life might be have been like for Plains Indians in the 1800s.
Abolitionists: What We Need Is Action
Ignite a passion for history as students learn more about the 19th century abolitionists that organized to end slavery. This text spotlights significant pioneers in the abolitionist movement including Frederick Douglass, William Still, and Harriet Tubman.
Harriet Tubman: Leading Others to Liberty
With Harriet Tubman: Leading Others to Liberty, students will examine the courageous life of Harriet Tubman, from her early days born into slavery to her brave efforts as the first female conductor for the Underground Railroad.
The Civil War: Brother Against Brother
Breathe life into the pages of history with this engaging nonfiction reader that explores some of the main issues that divided the nation, major battles of the war including Bull Run and Shiloh, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and more.
Abraham Lincoln: Addressing a Nation
Students will examine the life of the 16th US president, from his early days in a log cabin to his prolific political career. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source reader that offer clues on what life was like in the 1800s.
Reconstruction: Freedom Delayed
This primary source 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.
Lewis & Clark
With Lewis & Clark, this nonfiction reader focuses on the treacherous trek this legendary exploration team took to explore new territories, including Sacagawea's contributions to the journey, and challenges the Corps of Discovery encountered.
Civil War Leaders
This text profiles some of the great leaders during the Civil War. Students will examine the leaders that inspired others to fight bravely, including William T. Sherman, Ulysses Grant, Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and more.
Causes of the Civil War: A House Divided
With Causes of the Civil War: A House Divided, students will examine the divisive events in the nineteenth century that led up to the war, including the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott decision, and more.
Alexander Hamilton's New York City
Bring to life the people and places that influenced Alexander Hamilton! This text focuses on the history of New York City and its influence on Hamilton, and provides authentic primary sources and enriching content to build critical-literacy skills.
Marquis de Lafayette and the French
This high-interest text highlights Marquis de Lafayette's strong desire to help America by joining their forces despite the King of France's order and provides authentic primary sources and enriching content to build critical-literacy skills.
Hamilton vs. Jefferson
Unravel the conflict between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson, two influential founding fathers, with this high-interest text that provides authentic primary sources and enriching content to build critical-literacy skills.
Florida's American Indians through History
Bring Florida history to life with the Florida's American Indians through History informational text. This fascinating nonfiction reader features primary source documents and images.
The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict
The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict nonfiction reader provides a rich background of the Seminole tribe. Primary source documents offer opportunities for students to think about historical events more critically.
Finding Florida: Exploration and Its Legacy
Breathe life into pages of history with Finding Florida: Exploration and Its Legacy. This fascinating informational text provides primary source documents to give students a better understanding of how life was like back then.
Controlling Florida: Colonization to Statehood
Controlling Florida: Colonization to Statehood equips teachers with a text that engages students as they learn about Florida state history. It features vibrant primary source documents to provide an intimate glimpse of life back then.
Growth of Florida: Pioneers and Technological Advances
Excite students with this fascinating nonfiction reader that showcases the Growth of Florida: Pioneers and Technological Advances. Highlighting primary source documents, this informational text breathes life into the pages of history.
Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida
Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida provides teachers with a valuable classroom resource to excite students as they examine social studies content. This engaging nonfiction reader delves deeper into Florida state studies with primary source documents.
Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs: Reconstruction Revolutionary
Fascinate students with this primary source reader that profiles the life of Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs. Aligned to Florida state standards, this text engages students as they use higher order thinking skills to analyze historical events more critically.
The Spanish-American War
Breathe life into the pages of history with this fascinating nonfiction reader that focuses on The Spanish-American War. This text engages students with primary source documents, providing a glimpse of what life was like during that era.
Florida in the Early 20th Century: Boom and Bust
Bring history to life with this text focusing on life in Florida in the Early 20th Century. This indispensable primary source reader engages students with images from the past to provide a glimpse of life in Florida during the 20th century.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: Writing in Rural Florida
Introduce students to Florida's past with this text that profiles the life of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. This resource will fascinate students with vibrant primary source documents that focus on the author's life in rural Florida.
Florida's Fight for Equality
The Florida's Fight for Equality text provides a fascinating glimpse into what life was like in Florida during the Civil Rights Movement. This primary source reader brings the past to life as students gain a deeper understanding of Florida's past.