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📒All American Stories ✍ C. G. Draper
✏All American Stories Book Summary : All American Stories, by C. G. Draper, introduces students to the genre of the short story with classic tales by famous American authors. This three-level series features adaptations of classic stories, which progress in both conceptual and language difficulty within each level. In addition to building reading and vocabulary skills, students also learn to identify and appreciate literary techniques including metaphor, personification, irony, suspense, and mood. Each Student Book contains: An introductory unit that defines the elements of a short story and presents an accessible model. Pre-reading activities to provide background information and activate prior knowledge. Reading Strategies and Key Words to increase understanding and enjoyment. Exercises and activities to build skills in comprehension, word analysis, writing, the elements of literature, and critical thinking.
📒American Stories To 1877 ✍ Jason Ripper
✏American Stories To 1877 Book Summary : This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from the colonial period to 1877. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through individual lives, and the selection of the profiled individuals reflects a cultural awareness and a multicultural perspective.
📒American Stories From 1865 ✍ Jason Ripper
✏American Stories from 1865 Book Summary : This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from the colonial period to 1877. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through individual lives, and the selection of the profiled individuals reflects a cultural awareness and a multicultural perspective.
📒American Stories ✍ H. W. Brands
✏American Stories Book Summary : For survey courses in U.S. History An accessible exploration of America’s rich, complex past American Stories: A History of the United State s helps students to see beyond the assortment of facts that make up U.S. history so they can truly understand the story of our nation. Via a streamlined, powerful narrative, authors H. W. Brands, T. H. Breen, Ariela J. Gross, and R. Hal Williams present coverage of the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people, as well as by their leaders, that helped shape America. Through new embedded videos and engaging interactive features, the 4th Edition connects these American people and their decisions with time and place, enabling students to better think both critically and historically.
📒Native American Stories ✍ Joseph Bruchac
✏Native American Stories Book Summary : A collection of Native American tales and myths focusing on the relationship between man and nature.
📒Great American Stories 2 ✍ C. G. Draper
✏Great American Stories 2 Book Summary : These adapted American short stories by classic American authors are both graded and progressive. Exercises in comprehension, reading skills, vocabulary, discussion, word-forms, language activity, and writing reinforce each story.Short biographies of the authors precede each story and are part of the exercises. Ideal for pleasure reading, discussions, vocabulary and writing practice development.
📒Time It Was ✍ Karen Manners Smith
✏Time It Was Book Summary : What was it like to live through the Sixties? The writers of these 27 memoirs offer the essence of life and youth in the period. In first-person narratives that range from poignant reminiscences to dramatic adventures, the writers convey what it felt like to land a helicopter in the middle of a firefight in Vietnam, to be beaten and jailed for trying to integrate restaurants in the American South, to run for cover when soldiers opened fire on a campus peace rally in Ohio. Other stories describe the writers' experiences organizing farm workers with Cesar Chavez, campaigning to elect Barry Goldwater, striking for Free Speech at Berkeley, living in a commune, joining the women's liberation movement, becoming caught up in a religious cult, or camping in the rain at Woodstock.
📒American Stories ✍ Helene Barbara Weinberg
✏American Stories Book Summary : They also consider the artists' responses to foreign prototypes, travel and training, changing exhibition venues, and audience expectations. The persistence of certain themes--childhood, marriage, the family, and the community; the attainment and reinforcement of citizenship; attitudes toward race; the frontier as reality and myth; and the process and meaning of making art--underscores evolving styles and standards of storytelling. Divided into four chronological sections, the book begins with the years surrounding the American Revolution and the birth of the new republic, when painters such as Copley, Peale, and Samuel F.B. Morse incorporated stories within the expressive bounds of portraiture. During the Jacksonian and pre-Civil War decades from about 1830 to 1860, Mount, Bingham, Lilly Martin Spencer, and others painted genre scenes featuring lighthearted narratives that growing audiences for art could easily read and understand.
📒Native American Stories Of The Sacred ✍ Evan T. Pritchard
✏Native American Stories of the Sacred Book Summary : Drawn from a variety of indigenous peoples of North America, these stories preserve the voices of Native communities by depicting their perspectives on creation, the origins of fire, the paths of their spiritual journeys, respect for the Earth, and more.
📒American History Grade 8 Student Edition Beginnings To World ✍ National Geographic Learning National Geographic Learning
✏American History Grade 8 Student Edition Beginnings to World Book Summary : American Stories is a middle school U.S. History program that matches content rigor and richness with accessibility for all students. The program connects historical events to students' lives today and promotes empathy, tolerance, and understanding for all people. Emphasis is on student engagement, empowerment, and active citizenship. True to National Geographic's mission, American Stories embraces diversity, honors cultural heritage, and advocates for taking care of the planet we all share.History is the story of people. It is a living thing, and students are part of it. American Stories encourages students to become stewards of the past--the protagonists of their own discoveries.