Early America: Early Congresses

Wendy Conklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743988988

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Description

This nonfiction book invites readers to learn about the very first United States Congress and government. Readers will learn about colonists' frustrations with the British and what caused them to create the First and Second Contintental Congress, Committees of Correspondence, and the Declaration of Independence. With plenty of colorful images, easy to read text, and engaging sidebars, readers will be fascinated from cover to cover as they are introduced to the three branches of US government--executive, legislative, and judicial. A glossary and table of contents are provided for assistance for better understanding the content.

Reading Level
Lexile
720L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
4.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Government History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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