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United States

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United States
             United States

Very Quick Readers
     Freedom's Journal (Very Quick Reader; Grade 5-7 Readability)
     Celebrating Freedom (Very Quick Reader; Grade 6-7 Readability)

Short Readers
     Let Freedom Ring: The Liberty Bell (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Freedom of Religion (Grades 3-4)
     Pennsylvania, the Beginning of Freedom (Grades 4-6)
     Finding Religious Freedom (Grades 4-8)
     Pilgrims Seek Religious Freedom in Plymouth (Grades 5-7)
     West to Freedom - African American Pioneers (Grades 6-7)
     West to Freedom - Nat Love and Bill Pickett (Grades 6-8)
     Bernardo de Galvez - Friend of American Freedom (Grades 6-8)
     Bill Cosby Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (Grades 6-8)
     Operation Iraqi Freedom (Grades 7-8)
     Latin American Freedom Fighters, Part 1 - The Roots of War (Grades 7-9)
     Latin American Freedom Fighters, Part 2 - After the War (Grades 7-9)
     The "Japanese Problem" of WWII - A Struggle of Fear and Freedom (Grades 9-12)

Finish the Story
     Runaway to Freedom (Grade 3-4)
     The Flag of Freedom (Grade 3-6)
     Helping Others Obtain Freedom (Grade 5)
     Colonial Times: Violet Considers Freedom (Grade 5-6)

Literature Book Units
     Cornerstones of Freedom - September 11, 2001 (Grades 1-3)
     Henry's Freedom Box (Grades 1-3)
     Journey to Freedom - A Story of the Underground Railroad (Grades 1-3)
     Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (Grades 2-5)
     Riding Freedom (Grades 3-6)
     Freedom Crossing (Grades 4-6)
     The Story of Harriet Tubman, Freedom Train (Grades 4-7)

Read and Color Books
            Independence Day
            Coming To America
            The Golden Door: Ellis Island
            A Slave Girl Named Harriet
            Our Flag
            Labor Day (September 4)
            Someone to Thank
            Introduction to January
            Introduction to November
            Women Who Led the Way

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Race to the Moon
(Grades 1-2)
     Canada's Prairie Farmers
     Constitution Is a Big Word
     Thanksgiving Readers’ Theater
(Grades 3-5)
     A New Country
     A Presidential Project - Mt. Rushmore
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     Advantages and Disadvantages
     Alvaro's Kidnapping: A Crime in Colombia
     Andres Is Kidnapped in Colombia
     Black Codes
     Canada and World War II
     Dred Scott
     Earth Day Begins
     Fourth of July Sister
     Frederick Douglass
     Fugitive Slave Law
     Harriet Tubman
     Jose - A New Start
     July the 4th
     Just Folks - The Music of Ordinary People
     K.C.’s Dream (a one-act play)
     Keeping Your Goals in Sight
     Let's Play a Ballgame!
     Making a Constitution
     Private Joseph Plumb Martin - Revolutionary War Soldier
     Pulling Together
     Race to the Moon!
     Slave Codes
     Slave Life
     Standing Up & Sitting In
     The Abolitionist Movement
     The Dreams of Heroes (part 2)
     The Lion and the Mouse
     The Real McCoy: The Life of Elijah McCoy, Inventor
     The Statue of Liberty
     The Underground Railroad
     Venture Smith
     Wendy's World- The Pledge of Allegiance
     What Desegregation Meant to Margaret
     What is Cinco de Mayo?
     ~NAME2s~ Apple
(Grades 6-8)
     A Great Wide Land
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 1
     A Star Spangled Performance, Part 2
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     An Eagle for an Emblem
     Antonio Santa Anna
     Aztec 101
     Breakers Break Into Dance
     Building a Better Mousetrap, Part 1
     California Missions
     Challenges Immigrants Face
     Characteristics of a Market Economy
     Charlotte Forten - Early Activist
     Charlotte Hawkins Brown
     Children of Japanese Relocation Camps
     Children on the Mayflower
     Chinese History 101
     Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
     Controversy at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Torch Relay
     Crime in Colombia: Alvaro's Kidnapping
     Cults - Religion Gone Wrong
     Cyrus the Great
     Dred Scott v. Sanford
     Elian Gonzalez
     Emancipation Proclamation
     Enemies - Using poetry to express feelings about 9/11
     Flag out of Time
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     Immigrant Children at Play
     Industrialization and Immigration
     Ingenuity: A Windmill for a Village
     James Madison
     Jean Learns About National Symbols and Holidays
     Jean Studies for his Citizenship Test, Part 1
     Jean Studies U.S. History, Part 1
     Jubilee Celebration
     Kathleen Karr
     Kidnapping in Colombia
     Lady Liberty Gets a Makeover!
     Letter from a Birmingham Jail
     Life as an Immigrant
     Life as an Immigrant
     Manifest Destiny
     Max the Golden Retriever Stays at Paws Palace
     Mexican-American War
     Monroe Doctrine
     Mount Rushmore
     Mrs. Wesley: Learning about Immigration
     Napoleon Bonaparte
     Not Just Soldiers
     Our Economy and the U.S. Constitution
     Panic, Preparation, Practice, and Panache, Part 3
     Patriotism - Wear Your Colors Proudly
     Phillis Wheatley, America's First Black Poet
     Pierre Trudeau, Part 1
     President Carter's Mission of Peace
     Remembering September 11th
     Stories in the Stars
     Susie Baker - Black Teacher
     The Ant and the Chrysalis
     The Birth of an Idea
     The Coliseum -- Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
     The Freshman 15
     The Legend of Stingy Jack
     The Polaroid Camera
     The Reign of Terror
     The Slave Trade
     The Stories Behind the Candles
     The Thirteenth Amendment
     The U.S. Gets Florida
     Through the Golden Door — Immigration in the 1890s, Part 2
     Through the Golden Door-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 2
     Train Bombing in Madrid
     Victoria Woodhull
     What Is a Citizen?
     What Is a Mir?
     What Is Baroque Art?
     What Is Buddhism?
     What is the Baha'i Faith?
     What Makes You a Good Citizen?
     What's the Invention You Couldn't Live Without?
     Why Do Immigrants Come to the United States Today?
     Why Some Immigrants Went Home
     Wilma P. Mankiller: First Woman Chief of an American-Indian Nation
     Yearning to Breathe Free — Immigration in the 1890s, Part 1
     Yearning to Breathe Free-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 1
     ~NAME0~ Learns a Lesson About Wealth
(Grades 9-12)
     American Terrorist - The Oklahoma City Bombing
     Arthur Miller
     Breaking Up the Soviet Union
     From Electrician to President
     Harper Lee
     Immigrants Against Their Will
     Indira Gandhi
     Lorraine Hansberry
     Lune: the American Haiku
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     Pharaoh Ramses II
     Pull Factors in Immigration
     Push Factors in Immigration
     Ralph Ellison
     Religion and Charities
     Roger Williams: Founder of Providence, Rhode Island
     Samuel Beckett
     Saree and a Short History of Indian Textiles
     The Merci Train
     The Friendship Train
     The History of Buddhism
     The History of Christianity
     The History of Judaism
     The History of Taoism
     The Nature of Science, Part 1
     The Roots of Terrorism
     Thornton Wilder
     United States Immigration Laws 1900-1960
     United States Immigration Laws in the 18th and 19th Centuries
     Why Did the Irish Come to America?
     Write Free Verse

(Grades 3-5)
     Rolando's Daring Adventure
     Thanksgiving Program

(no assigned grade level)
     The Battle of San Jacinto
(Grades 3-5)
     Delaware and the Underground Railroad
     Statue of Liberty
     The Charter Oak Tree
(Grades 6-8)
     A History of How Connecticut Became a State
     Angola - Culture
     Argentina - History
     France - Traditions and Daily life
     From Mammoths to Statehood: The History of Early Nebraska
     From Mayflower to Massachusetts
     How the West was Settled
     Hungary - History
     India - History
     Kenya - History
     Lithuania - Culture
     Mexican Independence Day
     New York: "Ever Upward"
     Nicaragua - Culture: El Nino Poeta
     Peru - History
     Rhode Island's Beginnings
     The Battle to Create a State: Arizona
     The Sioux
     Walking in Their Footsteps: Tracing Maryland's Early Settlements
(Grades 9-12)
     Ancient Greece - History
     Guyana - History
     Iceland - History

Finish the Story
     The Wet Flag (Grade 3-5)
     What If The Dinosaurs Came Back? (Grade 3-6)
     Felicia's Fantastic Invention (Grade 3-6)
     Halloween Surprise (Grade 4-5)
     I Have a Dream (Grade 4-6)
     A New Nation, a New Flag (Grade 4-6)
     Last Day of School (Grade 4-6)
     I Won a Week at Skateboarding Camp! (Grade 5-6)
     Flag Day (Grade 6-8)
     Field Trip to the Rainforest (Grade 6-8)

What Would You Do?
     I Need a Ride Home (Grade 9-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Offshore Friends (Grades 1-2)
     A Veteran's Day Celebration (Grades 1-3)
     To Zoo or Not to Zoo (Grades 2-3)
     Constitutional Cathy Pays a Visit (Grades 3-4)
     The Talking Salmon (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     The Eagle, the Snake, and the Hiker (Grades 4-6)
     Brother to Brother [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Let's Meet Harriet Tubman (Grade 2-4)
     Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grade 3-4)
     RI is for Rhode Island (Grade 3-6)
     Harriet Tubman (Grade 4-5)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     Anne Frank (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     IA is for Iowa (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     Landmarks of the United States (Grade 4-6)
     Rent-a-Genie, Book Two (Grade 4-6)
     T Is for Thanksgiving (Grade 4-6)
     VT is for Vermont (Grade 4-6)
     Rainbows (Grade 5-6)
     Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King! (Grade 5-6)
     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grade 5-8)
     Gypsies (Grade 5-8)
     Meet George Washington (Grade 6-7)

United States
             United States

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