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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.