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.

About the Program

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

Program Components

  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  Revenge of the Aztecs Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, Revenge of the Aztecs Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  Sweet America Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, Sweet America Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  The Corn Raid Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, The Corn Raid Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  This Generation of Americans Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, This Generation of Americans Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  To Touch the Stars Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, To Touch the Stars Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  Wind on the River Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, Wind on the River Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits, The Worst of Times Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, The Worst of Times Teacher's Guide
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  An Eye for an Eye Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits An Eye for an Eye Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  Revenge of the Aztecs Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits Revenge of the Aztecs Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  Road to Freedom Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits Road to Freedom Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  This Generation of Americans Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits This Generation of Americans Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  To Touch the Stars Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits To Touch the Stars Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  When I Dream of Heaven Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits When I Dream of Heaven Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits  Wind on the River Softcover
    Jamestown's American Portraits Wind on the River Softcover
  • Jamestown's American Portraits,  An Eye for an Eye Teacher's Guide
    Jamestown's American Portraits, An Eye for an Eye Teacher's Guide
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