James Madison and the Making of the United States

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757608

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Engage students as they learn more about the "Father of the Constitution" with this fascinating biography that focuses on this important founding father. With the James Madison and the Making of the United States e-Book, students will explore his life and many accomplishments, from his early days at Mount Pleasant to his time on the Continental Congress, as Secretary of State, and as the fourth president of the United States. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might have been like for James Madison in the 1800s. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this era. Students will build content knowledge across geography, history, and other social studies strands, with this text that can be leveled for a variety of learning styles, as well as below-level, above-level, and English language learners. This reader contains text features, including captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary. A "Your Turn!" activity continues to challenge students as they extend their learning. Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework, and other state standards, this e-Book readies students for college and career readiness.

Reading Level
Lexile
530L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
U
ATOS
3.5
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Biographies Government
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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