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America in the 20th Century

America in the 20th Century

Written by Edward Alan Kurtz

About the Resource:

Learn about America in the 20th Century-how it became a world power, World Wars, the Great depression, the cold war, the 1960s, and Americans who were famous in the 20th century.

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, 20th, Century, United, States, History, World War I, World War II, The Great Depression, Roaring Twenties, Axis, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Gloria Steinem, Vietnam War, Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Neil Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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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