Early America: The Declaration of Independence

Jill K. Mulhall

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987462

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Description

The Declaration of Independence changed America forever. Readers will learn about the events that led up to the Declaration including unfair taxation from King George III and the Boston Tea Party. The vivid images, engaging sidebars, and supportive text explain what roles John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson played in the creation of the document and what they meant by including "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness". To help readers better understand the vocabulary and content, an accommodating table of contents and glossary are provided.

Reading Level
Lexile
630L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
4.1
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Government History
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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