Primary Source Fluency Activities: Early America

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Teacher Created Materials, Oct 30, 2004 - Education - 192 pages
From speeches to poems and letters including The Wedding of Pocahontas and an excerpt from The Federalist Papers, this book provides primary sources and activities to help teach important fluency strategies. While discovering historical people and events from the early American period, students make content-area connections, develop fluent and meaningful oral reading, and develop vocabulary and word decoding skills. Included with each text is a history connection, a vocabulary connection, and extension ideas. 192pp.
 

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Contents

How to Use This Product
8
Exploring the New World
14
Early American Indian Tribes
23
Colonial America
33
Causes of the Revolution
42
Pocahontas
112
Phillis Wheatley
118
Abigail Adams
130

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Jennifer Prior, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor for Early Childhood and Literacy at Northern Arizona University. Her focus is using environmental print as an instructional literacy tool, family involvement in education, and effective teaching practices.

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