The Spotlight on America series allows students to experience in-depth views of specific events or historic eras. The lessons reinforce nonfiction reading skills while connecting social studies to other areas of the curriculum.
Each book in the Spotlight on America series features:
Reviewed By: Happy History Teacher (Lafayette, LA)
Different activities including maps, readings about the causes of the war, and battles. A Civil War letter writing information about a soldier's life cross curriculum ELA and Social Studies. Great vocabulary and crossword puzzle. Primary sources like poems and diary activities.
Reviewed By: more illustrations please
I love this supplement but I would have liked it more if it had more maps and charts and maybe more about women's work during that time. More illustrations would be good too.
Reviewed By: MNyberg (AZ)
Very easy to use and understand by students, good factual material.