Primary Source Fluency Activities: Expanding & Preserving the Union

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Featuring letters, speeches, songs and poems including Waiting for the Pony Express and Grant's Memoirs, this book provides primary sources and activities to help teach important fluency strategies. While discovering historical people and events during the period of America's expansion, 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. ...

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Overview

Featuring letters, speeches, songs and poems including Waiting for the Pony Express and Grant's Memoirs, this book provides primary sources and activities to help teach important fluency strategies. While discovering historical people and events during the period of America's expansion, 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781425803667
  • Publisher: Shell Educational Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/1/2005
  • Series: Primary Source Fluency Activities Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Age range: 9 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction to Teaching Fluency   Dr. Timothy Rasinski     5
How to Use This Product     9
Fluency Strategy Descriptions     13
Expanding the Nation
Beautiful America     15
Lesson Plans     15
Reproducibles     17
My Country 'Tis of Thee     19
Lesson Plans     19
Reproducibles     21
The War of 1812
The National Anthem     23
Lesson Plans     23
Reproducibles     25
Taking Up Arms     27
Lesson Plans     27
Reproducibles     29
Pioneer Trails
Waiting for the Pony Express     32
Lesson Plans     32
Reproducibles     34
The Trip West     39
Lesson Plans     39
Reproducibles     41
Slavery in America
The Lady Who Started a War     45
Lesson Plans     45
Reproducibles     47
Letting the Slaves Go     53
Lesson Plans     53
Reproducibles     55
American Indians in the 1800s
Surrendering at Last     59
Lesson Plans     59
Reproducibles     61
Red Cloud Speaks     64
Lesson Plans     64
Reproducibles     66
Civil War Is Coming
Abolitionists     72
Lesson Plans     72
Reproducibles     74
To Arms in Dixie     77
Lesson Plans     77
Reproducibles     79
Civil War Leaders
Sherman's March     85
Lesson Plans     85
Reproducibles     87
Following Jackson     91
Lesson Plans     91
Reproducibles     93
Battles of the Civil War
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!     95
Lesson Plans     95
Reproducibles     97
Marching Home from War     101
Lesson Plans     101
Reproducible     103
Lewis and Clark
Lewis's Adventures     105
Lesson Plans     105
Reproducibles     107
Clark and His Men     111
Lesson Plans     111
Reproducibles     113
James Madison
Hailing the Chief     115
Lesson Plans     115
Reproducibles     117
Mr. Madison's War     120
Lesson Plans      120
Reproducibles     122
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House Books     126
Lesson Plans     126
Reproducibles     128
Pioneer Girl     129
Lesson Plans     129
Reproducibles     131
Harriet Tubman
A Song for Harriet     134
Lesson Plans     134
Reproducibles     136
The Underground Railroad     140
Lesson Plans     140
Reproducibles     142
Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull Speaks His Mind     145
Lesson Plans     145
Reproducibles     147
A Definition of a Warrior     150
Lesson Plans     150
Reproducibles     152
Abraham Lincoln
Addressing Freedom     155
Lesson Plans     155
Reproducibles     157
The Captain!     160
Lesson Plans     160
Reproducibles     162
Robert E. Lee
Lee and the Civil War     169
Lesson Plans     169
Reproducibles     171
Saying Farewell     173
Lesson Plans     173
Reproducibles     175
Ulysses S. Grant
The Warrior Grant     180
Lesson Plans     180
Reproducibles     182
In Grant's Own Words     184
Lesson Plans     184
Reproducible     186
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