Continuing the theme from the fourth grade reader, “Finding a New Land,” this 5th grade book features a wide range of stories drawn from America’s westward expansion to the Vietnam War. Genre include fiction, nonfiction, folk tales, and poetry. Key figures include Davy Crockett, Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, Robert E. Lee, and Booker T. Washington.
The reader is a collection of short stories from a variety of authors that cover the time period being examined. Each story includes vocabulary and a few comprehension questions. The answers are in the Teacher's Manual with the same name (sold separately).
Building a New Nation - Student Reader
Publisher: Christian Liberty Press
Format: Paperback Book
Topic: Social Studies/History - Elementary History