Primary Source Readers: Florida Kit

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  • Grade: 4
  • Lexile: 560L-690L
  • Guided Reading Level: R-V
  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item: 23639
  • ISBN: 9781493816392
  • Language: English
Description

Build social studies content-area literacy by integrating dynamic primary sources into the classroom! These high-interest books will engage students in learning the history of Florida, from the exploration of Florida, to the Civil War and Reconstruction, to modern Florida. This comprehensive kit uses original documents, maps, photographs, and other materials to provide students with a unique insight to life during Florida's early years. These authentic resources will capture students' curiosity about the past and promote critical thinking as they examine significant people and events in U.S. history.

Appropriately leveled content makes this a great resource for differentiating instruction for multiple reading levels. The Teacher's Guide equips teachers with easy-to-use lesson plans for each book, activity sheets, and document-based assessments. Digital resources include PDF versions and audio recordings of each book to improve fluency and support English language learners. Aligned to Florida state standards for Social Studies and English Language Arts, WIDA, and the NCSS/C3 Framework, Primary Source Readers: Florida Kit prepares students for college and career.

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book
  • Teacher's Guide with lessons that include reading, writing, and social studies objectives
  • Primary Sources in print and digital formats
  • Interactiv-eBooks
  • Digital Resources including books, primary sources to support texts, and student reproducibles
Primary Source Readers: Florida Kit

Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plan

Each leveled reader motivates students to want to read with high-interest content and engaging illustrations and photographs. The authentic reading experiences help students develop vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills.

Florida's American Indians through History 6-Pack

Florida's American Indians through History 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25555


Bring Florida history to life with the Florida's American Indians through History 6-Pack. This fascinating nonfiction reader features primary source documents and images.

The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict 6-Pack

The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25556


The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict 6-Pack 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 6-Pack

Finding Florida: Exploration and Its Legacy 6-Pack

Level: 4.2

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25557


Breathe life into pages of history with the Finding Florida: Exploration and Its Legacy 6-Pack. 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 6-Pack

Controlling Florida: Colonization to Statehood 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25558


The Controlling Florida: Colonization to Statehood 6-Pack equips teachers with a text that excites students as they learn about Florida state history. It features vibrant primary sources and provides an intimate glimpse of life back then.

Growth of Florida: Pioneers and Technological Advances 6-Pack

Growth of Florida: Pioneers and Technological Advances 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25559


Excite students with this fascinating 6-Pack 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 6-Pack

Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida 6-Pack

Level: 4.6

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25560


Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida provides teachers with a valuable classroom resource to excite students as they examine social studies content. This engaging 6-Pack delves deeper into Florida state studies with primary source documents.

Florida's American Indians through History 6-Pack

The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict 6-Pack

Finding Florida: Exploration and Its Legacy 6-Pack

Controlling Florida: Colonization to Statehood 6-Pack

Growth of Florida: Pioneers and Technological Advances 6-Pack

Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Level: 4.5

$48.99

Level: 4.2

$48.99

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Level: 4.6

$48.99

Item Number: 25555

Item Number: 25556

Item Number: 25557

Item Number: 25558

Item Number: 25559

Item Number: 25560

Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs: Reconstruction Revolutionary 6-Pack

Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs: Reconstruction Revolutionary 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25561


Fascinate students with this nonfiction text that profiles the life of Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs. Aligned to Florida state standards, this 6-Pack engages students as they use higher order thinking skills to analyze historical events critically.

The Spanish-American War 6-Pack

The Spanish-American War 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25562


Breathe life into the pages of history with this fascinating nonfiction reader that focuses on The Spanish-American War. This 6-Pack engages students with primary sources, providing a glimpse of what life was like during that era.

Florida in the Early 20th Century: Boom and Bust 6-Pack

Florida in the Early 20th Century: Boom and Bust 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25563


Bring history to life with this 6-Pack focusing on life in Florida in the Early 20th Century. This 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 6-Pack

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: Writing in Rural Florida 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25564


Introduce students to Florida's past with this text that profiles the life of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. This 6-Pack will fascinate students with vibrant primary source documents that focus on the author's life in rural Florida.

Florida's Fight for Equality 6-Pack

Florida's Fight for Equality 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25565


The Florida's Fight for Equality 6-Pack 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.

Mary McLeod Bethune: Education and Equality 6-Pack

Mary McLeod Bethune: Education and Equality 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25566


Delight your students with this fascinating 6-Pack that profiles the life of Mary McLeod Bethune. Students will gain a deeper understanding for what life was like back then as they analyze historical events.

Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs: Reconstruction Revolutionary 6-Pack

The Spanish-American War 6-Pack

Florida in the Early 20th Century: Boom and Bust 6-Pack

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: Writing in Rural Florida 6-Pack

Florida's Fight for Equality 6-Pack

Mary McLeod Bethune: Education and Equality 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Item Number: 25561

Item Number: 25562

Item Number: 25563

Item Number: 25564

Item Number: 25565

Item Number: 25566

Florida's Government: Power, Purpose, and People 6-Pack

Florida's Government: Power, Purpose, and People 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25567


The Florida's Government: Power, Purpose, and People 6-Pack equips teachers with a nonfiction reader featuring vibrant images and primary source documents focusing on the different branches of Florida's government.

Exploring Florida's Geography, Culture, and Climate 6-Pack

Exploring Florida's Geography, Culture, and Climate 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25568


Exploring Florida's Geography, Culture, and Climate provides a fascinating glimpse into life in the sunshine state. Filled with images and primary source documents, this 6-Pack introduces students to the unique culture of Florida.

Florida's Economy: From the Mouse to the Moon 6-Pack

Florida's Economy: From the Mouse to the Moon 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25569


Florida's Economy: From the Mouse to the Moon equips teachers with a gorgeous 6-Pack filled with primary source documents. Build literacy skills with this text that takes a look at some of the organizations that have contributed to Florida's economy.

Lue Gim Gong: The Citrus Wizard 6-Pack

Lue Gim Gong: The Citrus Wizard 6-Pack

Level: 4.0

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25570


Learn more about the fascinating life of the 'The Citrus Wizard.' Filled with primary source documents, this 6-Pack focuses on the lasting impact of Lue Gim Gong's contributions to Florida's orange industry.

Primary Source Readers: Florida  Add-on Pack

Primary Source Readers: Florida Add-on Pack

Level:

$119.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 25587


This Add-on Pack offers an exciting mix of texts filled with primary source documents to supplement your classroom library. Students will think about historical events critically with these readers that offer significant clues on the past.

Florida's Government: Power, Purpose, and People 6-Pack

Exploring Florida's Geography, Culture, and Climate 6-Pack

Florida's Economy: From the Mouse to the Moon 6-Pack

Lue Gim Gong: The Citrus Wizard 6-Pack

Primary Source Readers: Florida Add-on Pack

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Level: 4.0

$48.99

Level:

$119.99

Item Number: 25567

Item Number: 25568

Item Number: 25569

Item Number: 25570

Item Number: 25587

Teacher's Guide

Primary Source Readers offers multiple opportunities to foster curiosity, study relationships, and reflect on new learning. The standards-based lessons serves as a crucial bridge between reading and writing and content-area material. Each pair of readers has one nonfiction reading skill and one writing skill on which the lessons are focused.

Teacher's Guide

Interactiv-eBooks

Interactiv-eBooks engage students, extend the reading experience with digital writing and comprehension activities, and build 21st-century skills.

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Audio Recordings

Audio Recordings of books model fluent reading and support English language learners.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


Primary Source Readers WIDA Correlations

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