Settling and Unsettling the West 6-Pack for Georgia

  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 620L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Item: 114501
  • ISBN: 9780743954310
  • Language: English

Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like for settlers in the 1800s. This primary source reader focuses on the westward routes pioneers took including the Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, Mormon Trail, and California Trail. It examines reasons why settlers headed west including the gold and silver rushes and the Homestead Act.

  • Build literacy skills and content knowledge across multiple social studies disciplines
  • Your Turn! activity continues to challenge students as they extend their learning
  • Text features such as captions, bold print, glossary, and index increase comprehension and academic vocabulary
  • Leveled text accommodates below-level, above-level, and English language learners

This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan that aligns to the Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).

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