Aaron Burr: More Than a Villain

Brian McGrath (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781425863654

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Uncover the fascinating facts that led to the murder of Alexander Hamilton in the book, Aaron Burr. This primary source reader informs students about what made these two historical men enemies and how Burr worked both the Federalist and the Republican parties to become Vice President of the United States. Included are letters, photographs, newspaper articles, maps, and other primary sources that will captivate students while building their critical-literacy skills. This book includes: text features such as captions, bold print, a glossary, and an index increase understanding and build academic vocabulary; a “Your Turn!” activity challenges students to connect to a primary source through a writing activity. Full of amazing details, this engaging book is sure to deepen students' understanding social studies content and challenge them to analyze multiple perspectives through the use of primary source images, a primary source activity, and a document-based assessment.

Reading Level
Lexile
790L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Biographies History
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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