*This study will be shipped with several backorders as we await the reprinting of these books. Rather than hold orders to ship them complete we will ship what is available and backorder the rest. The backorders will ship once they are available again. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Sure to ignite curiosity about our nation's history, this newly revised and updated Early American History Through Literature study will take you and your K-3 students through the first Indigenous people of the Americas, the Vikings discovery of America, the exploration, colonization, settlement, and establishment of the United States. Spanning 1000 AD to the mid-1800's this guide makes teaching this literature-rich study easy and fun!
This new version includes a panorama of American voices with new titles, historical background, recipes, discussion topics, many supplemental book recommendations, website links, and more. While retaining most of the books, we have added some new award-winning titles like Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, Crossing Bok Chitto, Encounter, The Discovery of the Americas, Dear Benjamin Banneker, Thee Hannah!, Phoebe the Spy, and A Picture Book of Sacagawea that provide a more complete picture of our nation's history. Students will learn about the people who shaped our nation's heritage beginning with the Indigenous Peoples who first settled the American continents and ending at the conclusion of the Civil War.
The open-and-go teacher's guide makes it easy to use the best literature to teach the story of the United States. We have poured over dozens of titles to choose the best books available so you and your students can dive into engaging stories accompanied by beautiful illustrations as you travel through time to meet Leif Erikson, Benjamin Banneker, Myles Standish, Harriet Tubman, Benjamin Franklin, Pocahontas, and dozens of others.
*Download the new Picture Packet here.