Causes of the Civil War: A House Divided

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  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 610L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Item: 25803
  • ISBN: 9781493838035
  • Language: English

Provide an engaging nonfiction reader for your students as they explore some of the causes of the Civil War. 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 Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Dred Scott decision, and more. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like during this turbulent time in American history.

  • Students will build content knowledge across geography, history, and other social studies strands
  • Content can be leveled for a variety of learning styles, as well as below-level, above-level, and English language learners
  • This reader contains text features, including captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary
  • A "Your Turn!" activity continues to challenge students as they extend their learning
  • This text aligns to state standards and readies students for college and career readiness

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