Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man

Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man

by Jody Jensen Shaffer


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Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man by Jody Jensen Shaffer

The Primary Source Readers series will ignite students' interest in history through the use of intriguing primary sources. This nonfiction reader features purposefully leveled text to increase comprehension for different learner types. Students will learn about the life of Benjamin Banneker, the self-educated African American man who became an important land surveyor and almanac writer. Text features include captions, a glossary, and an index to help build academic vocabulary and increase reading comprehension and literacy. This book prepares students for college and career readiness and aligns with state standards including NCSS/C3, McREL, and WIDA/TESOL.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493830824
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Series: Primary Source Readers Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Self-Made Man 4

Early Years 6

Thinking Mechanically 10

Almanac Author 14

Federal Territory 16

Letter to Thomas Jefferson 20

Final Years 24

Solid Legacy 26

Scrapbook It! 28

Glossary 30

Index 31

Your Turn! 32

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