The Great Leap Westward

The Great Leap Westward

by Katelyn Rice, Torrey Maloof


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The Great Leap Westward primary source reader builds literacy skills while offering engaging content across social studies subject areas. Primary source documents provide an intimate glimpse into what life was like during the 1800s. This nonfiction reader can be purposefully differentiated for various reading levels and learning styles. It contains text features to increase academic vocabulary and comprehension, from captions and bold print to index and glossary. The "Your Turn!" activity will continue to challenge students as they extend their learning. This text aligns to state standards as well as McREL, WIDA/TESOL, and the NCSS/C3 Framework.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493837915
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 01/30/2017
Series: Primary Source Readers Series: America in the 1800s
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

The Growing Nation 4

Big Purchase 6

Big Announcement 12

Texas Territory 16

Last Frontier 24

Manifest Destiny 26

Vlog It! 28

Glossary 30

Index 31

Your Turn! 32

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