Jamestown's American Portraits

Grade Levels: 6-12

This is a unique, enriching series designed to teach reading strategies appropriate for historical novels used in middle school reading, language arts, or social studies classes. Reading Level 5-8; Interest Level 6-8.

Jamestown's American Portraits

Jamestown's American Portraits, a saga of American families and friends, traces the history of America from the founding of Jamestown to the Civil Rights Movement. This is a unique, enriching series designed to teach reading strategies that are appropriate for the historical novels often used in middle school reading, language arts, or social studies classes.

Features:

  • Bring history to life with compelling stories, sweeping scope, and a welcoming sense of diversity
  • Historical fiction helps students connect to their middle school social studies classes
  • Reading skill instruction and cross-curricular connections improve comprehension of historical fiction
  • Strong multicultural flavor reflects the rich tapestry of our shared American heritages