Teaching With Dear America Books
Enhance your students' exploration of Colonial America, the Revolutionary War, Westward Expansion, the Civil War, and Immigration with dozens of activities tailored to books from the Dear America series. This teaching guide contains thought-provoking discussion questions and activity ideas, as well as story summaries, time lines, glossaries, and engaging, reproducible reading comprehension pages that will all help you pique your students' interest in American history. For use with Grades 4-8.
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