This collection of standards-based lessons will guide middle and high school teachers while teaching the nation's history in a user-friendly, ready-made fashion.
The book covers topics from Native Americans to the Louisiana Purchase, offering evidence-based reading strategies throughout that can hold adolescents' attention and develop their vocabulary and comprehension. Each chapter will include bibliographic information; suggested grade level; Information Literacy and National Social Studies Standards; before, during, and after reading strategies; database integration for classroom use; and suggested readalikes. Users will find the standards and evidenced-based research perfectly applicable in today's classrooms.
- Incorporates research-based instruction within standards-based lessons that utilize historical fiction trade books to teach American history
- Includes ready-to-teach lessons educators can immediately put to use
- Highlights predetermined vocabulary study words
- Supplies ready-to-use assessment tools