Primary Source Readers: America's Early Years Add-on Pack
Guided Rd. Level S-U
The Add-On Pack for Primary Source Readers: America's Early Years offers an exciting mix of informational texts featuring primary source materials for your classroom library. Students will think about historical events more critically with these nonfiction texts that feature letters, maps, photographs, newspapers, pamphlets, government documents, and other types of primary sources that offer significant clues on what life was like back then.
Each title contains text features such as captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework and other state standards, these texts ready students for college and career. Titles include:
- 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
- The New England Colonies: A Place for Puritans
- The Middle Colonies: Breadbasket of the New World
- The Southern Colonies: First and Last of 13
- Reasons for a Revolution
- The American Revolution: Fighting for Freedom
- Abigail Adams and the Women Who Shaped America
- George Washington and the Men Who Shaped America
- Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man
- Forming a New Government
- We the People: Founding Documents
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American Indians of the West: Battling the Elements 6-Pack
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American Indians of the Plains: Surviving the Great Expanse 6-Pack
Ignite a curiosity with this primary source 6-Pack that breathes life into the pages of history with real-life artifacts highlighting some of the fascinating aspects of Plains culture.
American Indians of the East: Woodland People 6-Pack
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Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend 6-Pack
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The New England Colonies: A Place for Puritans 6-Pack
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The Southern Colonies: First and Last of 13 6-Pack
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Reasons for a Revolution 6-Pack
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The American Revolution: Fighting for Freedom 6-Pack
The American Revolution: Fighting for Freedom 6-Pack sparks a curiosity with students as they delve deeper with primary sources that offer a peek on how events were really like for someone living during the American Revolution.
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George Washington and the Men Who Shaped America 6-Pack
Spark a curiosity for past events with this primary source 6-Pack that offers significant clues on how George Washington and the people who shaped America lived back then.
Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man 6-Pack
Get your students excited as they explore this primary source 6-Pack that offers a historical glimpse of what was life was like back then for the self-educated mathematician, scientist, and astronomer with Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man.
Forming a New Government 6-Pack
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We the People: Founding Documents 6-Pack
Breathe life into textbook pages with primary source materials with the We the People: Founding Documents 6-Pack. Students will explore some of the significant documents that helped shaped America.
Phillis Wheatley 6-Pack
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This fascinating 6-Pack breathes life into history pages with primary source documents that profile the life of Benjamin Franklin, the talented inventor, politician, and writer who contributed to the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.
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