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COMMON CORE ASSESSMENTS IN U.S. HISTORYActivities specifically designed to address Common Core standards


By Jon Burack. Designed to measure and promote students' command of the skills described in the Common Core History/Social Studies Reading Standards, these assessments also develop students' key literacy and historical thinking skills as they master the content covered in their American history coursework. Crafted to correspond to one of the nine standards, each assessment presents a written primary source-at times accompanied by additional visual and written primary sources or brief excerpts from secondary sources-with explanatory text to put sources in context. After examining the documents, students respond to assessment questions, which require students to support their answers using specific textual evidence. The book contains two versions of each lesson—one that addresses Common Core State Standards for grades 5–8 and one for grades 9–12—as well as two writing assignments based on two of the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing. 8" x 11". MindSparks. Approximately 30 pages each. ©2013–14.HS950 HS960 HS970 commoncore
Titles in this series:

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
HS980-WBMS COMPLETE SET: 16 reproducible activity books $374.95
HS940-WBMS COLONIAL–CIVIL WAR—COMPLETE SET: 8 reproducible activity books $189.60
HS990-WBMS PROGRESSIVE ERA–VIETNAM WAR—COMPLETE SET: 8 reproducible activity books $189.60

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