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Build social studies content-area literacy and breathe life into history by integrating dynamic primary sources into the classroom! This comprehensive kit uses original documents, maps, photographs and other materials to provide readers with a unique insight to life during America's early years. These authentic resources will capture students' curiosity about the past and promote critical thinking as they analyze significant events in U.S. history, from the discovery and exploration of the New World, to the American Revolution and formation of a new government.
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 McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career.