9780072854671

Exploring American History 1 Student Book Reading, Vocabulary, and Test-Taking Skills: Pre-History to 1865

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072854671

  • ISBN10:

    0072854677

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-30
  • Publisher: English as a Second Language

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Summary

Exploring American Historyis a two-book reading series that promotes academic success by developing critical reading, vocabulary, and test-taking skills around compelling narratives of major events and key people in U.S. history.

Table of Contents

Exploring American History 1

Reading, Vocabulary, and Test-taking Skills

Chapter 1: The Mystery of the Ancient Pueblo People

Chapter 2: Ponce de Leon and the Fountain of Youth

Workshop I: Word Power- The Dictionary

Chapter 3: New York City, the Money Machine

Chapter 4: The Battles of Lexington and Concord

Workshop II: Test-Taking Strategies- Reading Comprehension Tests

Chapter 5: The Declaration of Independence

Chapter 6: Benjamin Banneker: Self-Taught Genius

Workshop III: Word Power- Prefixes and Suffixes

Chapter 7: Sacagawea and the Path to the Sea

Chapter 8: The Star-Spangled Banner: Our National Anthem

Workshop IV: Test -Taking Strategies-Vocabulary Tests

Chapter 9: Remembering the Alamo

Chapter 10: The Trail of Tears

Workshop V: Word Power- Homophones

Chapter 11: Dorothea Dix: Defender of Mentally Ill People

Chapter 12: Gold Fever Hits California

Workshop VI: Test-Taking Strategies - Tests with Word Maps

Chapter 13: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Chapter 14: A Railroad Unites a Nation

Workshop VII: Word Power- Words with More Than One Meaning

Chapter 15: Surrender at Appomattox

Chapter 16: Lincoln's Assassination

Workshop VIII: Test Taking Strategies- Tests with Posters, Signs, and Advertising

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