Book 2 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
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Reading Level: Low Intermediate