APPLYING COMMON CORE: U.S. History
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Translate Common Core anchor standards into practical, ready-to-use activities that address frequently-taught topics in U.S. history.
To develop History/Social Studies Common Core skills, six lessons demand analysis of primary and secondary sources through activities such as Socratic Seminars, short-answer questions, and vocabulary exercises, while three essay assignments require students to write argumentative, informative, and narrative essays. Each book in this series addresses the following four standards: Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, Integration of Knowledge and Ideas, and Writing Standards.
The COLONIAL—CIVIL WAR subset includes:
- COLONIAL TIMES: 1600–1776
- THE CONSTITUTION AND EARLY GOVERNMENT: 1781–1804
- MANIFEST DESTINY: 1803–1890
- NATIVE AMERICANS: 1492–1900
- CIVIL WAR ERA: 1830–1876
The GILDED AGE–DEPRESSION subset includes:
- INDUSTRY AND IMMIGRATION: 1850–1920
- WOMEN REFORMERS: 1830–1920
- RISE TO POWER: 1898–1918
- THE 1920s: 1920–1929
- THE GREAT DEPRESSION: 1928–1941
The WORLD WAR II–21ST CENTURY subset includes:
- WORLD WAR II: 1941–1945
- THE EARLY COLD WAR: 1945–1962
- THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA: 1954–1968
- THE VIETNAM WAR: 1963–1971
- U.S. INVOLVEMENT IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN: 2003–2016
8½" x 11"
Social Studies School Service
Approximately 80 pages each