Amercian Roots Text Paper

Series
Addison-Wesley
Author
Karen Blanchard / Christine Root  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
218
Pub.-date
November 2000
ISBN13
9780201619959
ISBN
0201619954


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Amercian Roots Text Paper
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Description

Intermediate Level.

This new reading skill-builder is designed to enrich students' study of English while also providing a general understanding of the social, cultural, economic, and political forces that have shaped the United States.
Written for intermediate-level students, American Roots includes articles written in a variety of styles. These readings describe major events, people, and trends within nine broad historical periods, and are designed to increase reading confidence while building knowledge of U.S. history and culture.

Features

  • Readings are accompanied by maps, photos, charts and graphs. @BULLET= Follow-up exercises to strengthen reading skills include:
    • Previewing
    • Identifying main ideas and details
    • Separating fact from opinion
    • Summarizing
    • Understanding inferences, and more
  • Improves speaking, listening and writing as students work through a variety of activities.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1                      Birth of a Nation: 1600-1800

 

Chapter 2                      A Growing Nation: The Early 1800s

 

Chapter 3                      A Divided Nation: The Mid-1800s

 

Chapter 4                      Industrialization and the Final Frontier: The Late 1800s

 

Chapter 5                      A New Century: The First Two Decades

 

Chapter 6                      Prosperity and Depression: The 1920s a nd 1930s

 

Chapter 7                      War and Recovery: The 1940s a nd 1950s

 

Chapter 8                      Turbulent Times: The 1960s a nd 1970s

 

Chapter 9                      The End of a Century: 1980-2000

 

Epilogue                        Predictions from 1900

Back Cover

This reading skill-builder is designed to enrich students┬┐ study of English while also providing a general understanding of the social, cultural, economic, and political forces that have shaped the United States.
Written for intermediate-level students, American Roots includes articles written in a variety of styles. These readings describe major events, people, and trends within nine broad historical periods, and are designed to increase reading confidence while building knowledge of U.S. history and culture.
Readings are accompanied by maps, photos, charts, and graphs, as well as follow-up exercises to strengthen reading skills, including:

  • Previewing.
  • Identifying main ideas and details.
  • Separating fact from opinion.
  • Summarizing.
  • Understanding inferences, and more. In addition to building reading skills, American Roots also improves speaking, listening, and writing as students work through a variety of activities.
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