History is filled with amazing stories. An event can look very different, depending on your perspective. In the Perspectives Library series, key historical events are told from three different viewpoints. Through compelling, fact-based narratives, readers learn about each historical event, while also analyzing and interacting with the text. Common Core Activities, You need to learn about lots of things, but you also need to learn how to learn. This book encourages you to read and think critically about its content. To guide your reading, this book includes notes that will help build the understanding and skills required, by the Common Core State Standards. Look for the following callouts throughout the book: Think about It: The activities in this section ask you to interact with the book's content in ways required by the Common Core State Standards. You might be asked to identify a main idea, discuss surprising facts, or examine facts and ideas. Analyze This: These sidebars ask you to compare or contrast two or more of the narratives in the book to discover how they are similar or different. Second Source: These sections prompt you to find another source on this topic and compare the information mere to me information in this source.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Texan Commander Peter Evans 4
Chapter 2 Mexican Soldier Manuel Vela 16
Chapter 3 Ned: Surviving Slave 24
Look, Look Again 30
Learn More 31
About the Author 32