U.S. History, Grade 8, Book 1
Beginnings to 1876
U.S. History, Book 1: Beginnings to 1876, is designed for use in eighth grade classrooms. The goal of the lessons is to teach factual data as well as the process of history that is important for understanding our nation’s past.
To complete the activities for each lesson, students use a variety of resources, including maps, charts, cartoons, illustrations, and primary sources. Materials develop higher-level thinking skills as well as reinforce cognitive skills. Role-play, games, and small group discussion encourage student interest and involvement.