Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: Grade 3 Kit

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  • Grade: 3
  • Guided Reading Level: L-P
  • Item: 18359
  • ISBN: 9781433373596
  • Language: English
Description

Build literacy and social studies content knowledge with high-interest, appropriately-leveled nonfiction books featuring dynamic primary sources that meet the four strands of social studies: history, civics, geography, and economics.

Primary Sources: Content and Literacy in Social Studies: Grade 3 Kit includes:

  • Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Primary Sources in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each book, activity sheets, multiple-choice quizzes, and document-based assessments
  • Digital Resources including primary sources, PDF versions of each book, and student reproducibles
  • Interactiv-eBooks to engage students and extend the reading experience with digital writing and comprehension activities
  • Audio recordings of each book to improve fluency and support English language learners

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 24-32 pages per book
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each book, activity sheets, multiple-choice quizzes, and document-based assessments
  • Primary Sources in digital format to support texts
  • Interactiv-eBooks to engage students and extend the reading experience
  • Audio Recordings of each book to support fluency and English language learners
Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: Grade 3 Kit

Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 24-32 pages per book

Build conceptual social studies knowledge with leveled informational text spanning the four strands of social studies content: civics, geography, economics, and history. Each book in Primary Source Readers is designed around primary sources that tell about the subject.

American Culture 6-Pack

American Culture 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18630


American culture is all around us. The food we eat, the clothes we wear, and even the music that we listen to shows our unique culture. It is important that we celebrate the mosaic of American culture.

Cultures Around the World 6-Pack

Cultures Around the World 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 18631


There are many countries in our world, and they each have a unique way of life. When we explore different cultures, we learn about the people of the world. Although we may be different, we also have much in common. We are all part of one world.

Our Nation's Capital: Washington, DC 6-Pack

Our Nation's Capital: Washington, DC 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18632


In many ways Washington, DC is the heart of our nation. Discover the many important buildings and monuments in our capital. This 6-pack includes 6 copies of this title and a lesson plan.

Remembering Our Heroes: Veterans Day 6-Pack

Remembering Our Heroes: Veterans Day 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 18633


As Americans, we have much to be thankful for. Veterans Day is when we thank the many brave men and women who serve in the armed forces to uphold our values and protect our borders. This 6-pack includes 6 copies of this title and a lesson plan.

The U.S. Constitution and You 6-Pack

The U.S. Constitution and You 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18634


America has the oldest working constitution in the world! It tells our leaders how to run the country, and it ensures that Americans have rights. Our nation's founders wrote the U.S. Constitution over 200 years ago, and we still follow it today!

Our Government: The Three Branches 6-Pack

Our Government: The Three Branches 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18635


Once America was free from Great Britain, it needed to decide how to run the new country. The nation's founders split the government into three branches. This ensured that no one person would have too much power.

American Culture 6-Pack

Cultures Around the World 6-Pack

Our Nation's Capital: Washington, DC 6-Pack

Remembering Our Heroes: Veterans Day 6-Pack

The U.S. Constitution and You 6-Pack

Our Government: The Three Branches 6-Pack

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We the People: Civic Values in America 6-Pack

We the People: Civic Values in America 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18636


Today, Americans embrace one another's differences. But it was not always this way. In the past, people had to struggle against slavery and unfair leaders. Americans believe in equality and responsibility. These are our civic values.

Doing Your Part: Serving Your Community 6-Pack

Doing Your Part: Serving Your Community 6-Pack

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$41.79

Grade: 3

Item Number: 18637


We live in communities to have better lives. In a community, people help one another. There are many ways to help someone in need. You can volunteer your time, donate things, and recycle. It feels good to help other people!

Shaping Our Environment 6-Pack

Shaping Our Environment 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18638


People are always changing their environment. Farmers use the land to grow crops and raise animals. People cut down trees and build roads. Many people live in big buildings in cities. We must take care of the Earth and protect our environment.

Our Ever-Changing Environment 6-Pack

Our Ever-Changing Environment 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18639


The Earth is constantly changing. Earthquakes shake the ground. Volcanoes create new land. Water and wind erode rocks. These natural things are changing the face of our planet.

America's Man-Made Landmarks 6-Pack

America's Man-Made Landmarks 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18640


It is important for us to remember the events of the past. One way to preserve our history is by building landmarks. Visiting these places and learning about them helps us appreciate our past and guides our future.

America's Natural Landmarks 6-Pack

America's Natural Landmarks 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18641


Many of America's natural landmarks have become famous. People like to visit them because they are unique and beautiful. They remind us of the power of nature. It is important to preserve these places so that everyone can enjoy them.

We the People: Civic Values in America 6-Pack

Doing Your Part: Serving Your Community 6-Pack

Shaping Our Environment 6-Pack

Our Ever-Changing Environment 6-Pack

America's Man-Made Landmarks 6-Pack

America's Natural Landmarks 6-Pack

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Capital Resources and the Economy 6-Pack

Capital Resources and the Economy 6-Pack

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$41.79

Grade: 3

Item Number: 18642


Capital resources are used every day! These are tools that make it easier for us to do things. They are a part of our economy. The economy helps us get the things that we want and need.

Our Natural Resources 6-Pack

Our Natural Resources 6-Pack

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Grade: 3

Item Number: 18643


We need natural resources to survive. Natural resources are things that nature gives us. But we need to be careful that we do not use too many of Earth's resources. We need to take care of Earth because it takes care of us!

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall 6-Pack

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Item Number: 18644


Thurgood Marshall was an incredible man. He believed that "separate but equal" was not fair. He became a justice for the Supreme Court and helped change unfair laws for African Americans. He is known as "Mr. Civil Rights".

Amazing Americans: Rosa Parks 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Rosa Parks 6-Pack

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$41.79

Grade: 3

Item Number: 18645


Rosa Parks was an amazing woman. She stood up for herself and her beliefs. One day, Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus. Her actions helped spark the civil rights movement. Today, Americans have more freedom because of her actions.

Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: Grade 3  Add-on Pack

Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: Grade 3 Add-on Pack

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$104.49

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Item Number: 18646


Build literacy and social studies content knowledge with high-interest, appropriately leveled nonfiction books. Content and Literacy in Social Studies Grade 3 Add-on Pack includes one of each book in the kit (set of 16).

Capital Resources and the Economy 6-Pack

Our Natural Resources 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Thurgood Marshall 6-Pack

Amazing Americans: Rosa Parks 6-Pack

Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: Grade 3 Add-on Pack

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Teacher's Guide

Primary Source Readers offers multiple opportunities to foster curiosity, study relationships, and reflect on new learning. The standards-based lessons serves as a crucial bridge between reading and writing and content-area material. Each pair of readers has one nonfiction reading skill and one writing skill on which the lessons are focused.

Teacher's Guide

Primary Sources

Each book is designed around primary sources that offer key information and support about the subject. Primary sources not only engage students in the social studies content, but prepare them for state and national tests that use document-based assessments. Each lesson provides teachers with background information on the primary source along with an activity.
Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: Grade 3 Kit

Interactiv-eBooks

Guide students toward independent reading while exploring core concepts with the 16 Interactiv-eBooks in each kit. Interactiv-eBooks can benefit student learning in a variety of instructional settings, support English language acquisition, and further content and literacy learning.

Interactiv-eBooks include a wide variety of features that build literacy and engage readers, including:

  • Text-to-audio highlighting
  • Professional audio recordings
  • Interactive activities and response to literature prompts
  • Whiteboard tools
  • Writing activities

Audio Recordings

Professional audio recordings for each book serve as a model of fluent reading.

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