Jamestown's American Portraits
Grades: 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, 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.
- 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