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The American Revolution

The American Revolution

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

About the Resource:

Learn all about the American Revolution-how and why it all started, and the famous people that were a part of the revolution.

For Ages: 9 to 11 years | 7 to 9 years

Categories: History

Reading Level: Level 4 - Advanced Readers

Interactive Features: Word Search | Comprehension Quiz

Type of Resource: Read Along Book

Resource Grade: Grade 5

Keywords: America, Revolution, United, States, History, Founding Fathers, Declaration of Independence, Colonists, Colonies, Boston Tea Party, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine, Sons of Liberty, The Shot Heard 'Round the World', Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Treaty of Paris, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, Liberty, Freedom, War, Paul Revere, Midnight Ride, Betsy Ross, Hessians, Redcoats, Loyalists, Benedict Arnold, Valley Forge, Continental Army

Common Core State Standards
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

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