California: De pueblos a ciudades (California: Towns to Cities)

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School Library Price: $7.49
  • Grade: 4
  • Lexile: 710L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Item: 111400
  • ISBN: 9780743912808
  • Language: Spanish

The 19th century was a time of huge growth and prosperity for California. This primary source reader focuses on the history of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Fresno, and the people and events that influenced their transformations from small towns to booming cities.

Explore California's history with this primary source reader that will ignite a curiosity about history through primary sources such as maps, letters, images, and photographs. This Spanish book will help English language learners achieve social studies literacy. Features include:

  • Text features such as a glossary, index, captions, sidebars, and table of contents increase comprehension and build academic vocabulary
  • Describe It! culminating activity challenges students to write a letter to family from the viewpoint of an early settler
  • Your Turn! activity challenges students to design a poster that shows the benefits of living in California
  • Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking
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