Nasco Common Core Exemplar Book Set for Grade 5 - Set 2 - Set of 5 Books
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Be sure your students are reading the types and complexities of texts as outlined in Appendix B of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This set contains books suggested by the CCSS as ideal examples of high-quality fiction and nonfiction text. Set of five includes the following books:
England: The Land - Journey through the rich, beautiful landscape of England, from the arresting Lake District to the southern downs. Full-color photos show off England’s cities, countryside, and wildlife to great effect. 32 pages.
The Gettysburg Address and Other Writings - This leather-bound edition contains the entire speech that Abraham Lincoln gave in 1863 to commemorate those who died in the Battle of Gettysburg, as well as other well-known speeches, addresses, and documents written by Lincoln. Inside can be found the final draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, the “House Divided” speech, the full texts of Lincoln’s two inaugural addresses, an autobiographical introduction, a chronology of Lincoln’s life, and more. 38 pages.
A History of US: The First Americans: Prehistory-1600 - Learn about America before it became America! These exciting stories tell about the first people to wander across the Bering land bridge to discover America and pre-Columbian Native American life. The journeys of famous explorers such as Leif Erickson, Columbus, and others are also presented. 192 pages.
A History of US: The New Nation: 1789-1850 - In this fourth installment of the A History of Us series, readers will visit George Washington’s inauguration and learn about the challenges that a fledgling United States faced. The Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark’s journeys, the War of 1812, Tecumseh’s effort to form an Indian confederacy, the rise of Southern plantations, the beginning of the abolitionist movement, and the Trail of Tears are all covered. 208 pages.
M. C. Higgins, the Great - Mayo Cornelius (M.C.) Higgins lives in an area where strip mining is endangering his home by loosening the rubble further up the mountain. He would love it if he and his family could leave the area. When two strangers arrive, it seems his dreams may come true. 288 pages.