Book 1 of a 3-book series that features people whose contributions helped shape key periods in U.S. history. Each student book includes 15 high-interest biographies that profile a historical figure's life in a cultural setting.
Students will strengthen their reading skills while broadening their understanding of U.S. history. Each lesson includes:
- A photo
- Pre-reading questions
- Comprehension activities
- Vocabulary practice
- A map, timeline, or chart-based activity
- Exercises that connect the lesson's theme to present day
Scroll down and click on Free Resources or Correlations on the left to download the American Lives Teacher's Guide and correlations.
Reading Level: High Beginning