A Teacher's Guide to Ladies of Liberty: Common-Core Aligned Teacher Materials and a Sample Chapter [NOOK Book]

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We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core–aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter.

This free teaching guide for Ladies of Liberty by Cokie Roberts is designed to help you put the new Common Core State...

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A Teacher's Guide to Ladies of Liberty: Common-Core Aligned Teacher Materials and a Sample Chapter

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Overview

For teachers

We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core–aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter.

This free teaching guide for Ladies of Liberty by Cokie Roberts is designed to help you put the new Common Core State Standards into practice.

"Roberts weaves a colorful story of the trials and triumphs of the women of the post-Revolution. . . . Ladies of Liberty is not only informative but entertaining."—Denver Post

Recounted with insight and humor, and drawing on personal correspondence, private journals, and other primary sources, many of them previously unpublished, here are the fascinating and inspiring true stories of first ladies and freethinkers, educators and explorers.

Featuring an exceptional group of women—including Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Rebecca Gratz, Louise Livingston, Sacagawea, and others—Ladies of Liberty sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation, finally giving these extraordinary ladies the recognition they so greatly deserve.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062374301
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/8/2014
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 41,074
  • File size: 663 KB

Meet the Author

Cokie  Roberts

Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and NPR. She has won countless awards, and in 2008 she was named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress. She is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller We Are Our Mothers' Daughters. Her other books, Founding Mothers, Ladies of Liberty, and From This Day Forward (written with her husband, journalist Steven V. Roberts), also spent weeks on the bestseller list. She and her husband have also collaborated on Our Haggadah. Roberts is the mother of two and grandmother of six.

Amy Jurskis, the author of these teaching materials, holds a B.A. in English from the University of Georgia and a MAT from Agnes Scott College. A former department chair for language arts in a title one public school in Atlanta, she currently serves as a chairperson of curriculum and English teacher at Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches.

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