Primary Source Readers Focus On: African Americans Kit

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  • Grade: 4-5
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item: 15075
  • ISBN: 9781433340758
  • Language: English
Description

Investigate the struggles and triumphs of African Americans in United States history, from the hardships of slavery to the election of the nation's first African American president. The high-interest differentiated books in this kit make it a great resource for differentiating instruction and encouraging content-area literacy.

Focus On: African Americans kit includes:

  • Books - 6 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats; leveled pairs for differentiation
  • Primary Sources in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each book, activity sheets, multiple-choice quizzes, and document-based assessments
  • Digital resources including primary sources, PDF versions of each book, and student reproducibles
  • Interactiv-eBooks to engage students and extend the reading experience
  • Audio recordings of each book to improve fluency and support English language learners

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • 6 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats, leveled pairs for differentiation
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each book, activity sheets, multiple-choice quizzes, and document-based assessments
  • Interactiv-eBooks to engage students and extend the reading experience
  • Audio Recordings of each book to improve fluency and support English language learners
Primary Source Readers Focus On: African Americans Kit

Books - 6 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book

Develop content-area literacy with content-rich books. Each kit allows teachers to address multiple reading levels with high-interest books organized into leveled pairs and connected by a common theme.

Frederick Douglass 6-Pack

Frederick Douglass 6-Pack

Level: 4.3

$54.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 12523


Frederick Douglass was born a slave and ended up becoming one of the most famous abolitionists of his time. This inspiring biography teaches readers about Douglass' incredible life.

The Fight for Freedom 6-Pack

The Fight for Freedom 6-Pack

Level: 5.3

$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 12524


This engaging and enlightening book allows readers to discover the history of slavery in America and the long fight for freedom before and during the Civil War.

Langston Hughes 6-Pack

Langston Hughes 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$54.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 12525


Langston Hughes is often thought of as one of the greatest and most influential African American authors. This inspiring biography will have readers enthralled by the life of Hughes as they learn how he became known as the voice of the Harlem Renaissance.

Freedom 6-Pack

Freedom 6-Pack

Level: 5.3

$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 12526


In this fascinating title, readers will learn all about life for African Americans in the United States after the abolition of slavery.

Barack Obama 6-Pack

Barack Obama 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$54.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 12527


This inspiring biography tells about the life of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Through lively photos and interesting facts about his political campaigns and ideas, readers will be inspired and engaged from cover to cover!

African Americans Today 6-Pack

African Americans Today 6-Pack

Level: 5.7

$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 12689


African Americans in the United States fought for a long time for equality. This enlightening book details lives of some of the most successful African Americans who have overcome racism and segregation.

Frederick Douglass 6-Pack

The Fight for Freedom 6-Pack

Langston Hughes 6-Pack

Freedom 6-Pack

Barack Obama 6-Pack

African Americans Today 6-Pack

Level: 4.3

$54.99

Level: 5.3

$54.99

Level: 4.7

$54.99

Level: 5.3

$54.99

Level: 4.8

$54.99

Level: 5.7

$54.99

Item Number: 12523

Item Number: 12524

Item Number: 12525

Item Number: 12526

Item Number: 12527

Item Number: 12689

Primary Source Readers Focus On: African Americans  Add-on Pack

Primary Source Readers Focus On: African Americans Add-on Pack

Level: 4.3-5.7

$49.99

Grade: 4-5

Item Number: 12528


Add additional copies of each book in the Focus On: African Americans kit to your classroom library.

Primary Source Readers Focus On: African Americans Add-on Pack

Level: 4.3-5.7

$49.99

Item Number: 12528

Teacher's Guide

Combine effective reading instruction through the social studies content area with standards-based lessons. Each set of books has one nonfiction reading skill, one nonfiction writing genre, and a social studies objective on which the lessons are focused. This series offers multiple assessment opportunities:

  • Multiple-choice quizzes
  • Small-group observations
  • Analysis of written assignments
  • Unit assessments
  • Culminating activities

Teacher's Guide

Primary Sources

Provide students with a more intimate focus on the people who participated in United States history with primary sources. Each book is designed around primary sources that tell about the subject and help prepare students for document-based assessments.

Interactiv-eBooks

Engage students with Interactiv-eBooks that offer a shared learning experience and include:

  • Page-turning functionality
  • Audio of text, glossary, index, and table of contents
  • 3 activities per book
  • Easy navigation
  • Word search
  • Embedded video clips

Audio Recordings

Professional audio recordings of books model fluent reading and provide struggling students access to the content.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


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