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Book 3, America Becomes a Giant, covers the Reconstruction Era through the Korean War. Each chapter opens with a vocabulary section of 5 to 10 words with pronunciations. Passages are followed by multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions with a writing and discussion element at the end of the chapter. There is a final cumulative test. Grades 4-8. 89 pages, softcover.
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Educators Publishing Service
The Story of the U.S.A. Book 1: Explorers and SettlersFranklin Escher Jr.Educators Publishing Service / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
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The Story of the USA Book 2: A Young Nation Solves Its ProblemsFranklin Escher Jr.Educators Publishing Service / Trade Paperback$10.09 Retail:3.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Homeschool Specialists' Spotlights
The Story of the U.S.A. is a very affordable series that can supplement any literature-based American history program. Books cover from explorers and settlers to the Articles of Confederation, from the Civil War and the Reconstruction Era to the Korean War. These 90-page workbooks helped me round out my literature-based curriculum and reinforced the text from historical novels so I didn't have to rely on a traditional textbook course.
Each lesson consists of short informational passages followed by different types of questions for students to answer. Vocabulary words are listed before the text for better comprehension, and tests are included. An additional section provides discussion and writing prompts from the material. These ideas can be used as conversation starters for family time and to help you gauge how much they are learning and retaining. The 16-page teacher's guides feature answer keys.
We enjoyed these short lessons very much! For grades 4 to 8. Note: Content reflects various scientific and political perspectives. Softcovers, from Educators Publishing. -- Cindy
Home Schooler5 Stars Out Of 5Good workbook for US HistoryOctober 23, 2014Home SchoolerQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Needed book for co-op class and my child enjoys it!
homeschoolmom5 Stars Out Of 5great book!August 25, 2011homeschoolmomQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My son loves this book. He has read and enjoyed all the story of usa books 1,2,3,4. The questions at the end of the chapters are great for reading comprehension. Teacher & student love this book!
mother2these3Papillion, NEAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A solid step toward Independant LearningFebruary 4, 2011mother2these3Papillion, NEAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I bought this series in the hopes of finding material that my reluctant 4th Grade reader could pursue on his own - a nudge from the mama-bird, so to speak. It not only met our needs, but has proven an engaging and well-planned history review. He thoroughly enjoys the work and is reading with more confidence. I would say it is appropriate for any 3rd - 5th Grader, with a reading level falling between these.