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Cruzar un continente (Crossing a Continent) 6-Pack

  • Grade: 4
  • Lexile: 680L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Item: 111441
  • ISBN: 9780743913317
  • Language: Spanish

The Transcontinental Railroad was built to provide a safer, faster route between the eastern and western areas of the United States. Learn how the Transcontinental Railroad helped shape the state of California and its people.

Ignite a curiosity about history through primary sources such as maps, letters, images, and photographs. This Spanish primary source reader 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
  • Journal It! culminating activity challenges students to write a journal entry from the perspective of a railroad worker
  • Your Turn! activity challenges students to write a letter persuading private investors to invest in the railroad
  • Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking

This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a content-area focused lesson plan.

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