History Digs

Set of 10 titles

This series follows students who are learning to interpret historical sources from historians, museum curators, and other experts. While applying text prediction, purpose-driven research, and creative problem solving, readers learn how to ask historical questions about primary sources and events. Sidebars and back matter connect the historical event to contemporary times to show that history is alive and worthy of consideration. These books bring history to life; your students will be so captivated by the narratives, they will not realize how much they are learning!

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Title   ATOS Format Qty
History Digs (10 titles)
America's Colonization and Settlement 5.4
America: Three Worlds Meet 6.0
Contemporary United States 5.4
Postwar United States 6.2
The Birth of the United States 5.0
The Development of U.S. Industry 4.8
The Great Depression and World War II 5.4
The US Civil War and Reconstruction 6.4
The United States Enters the 20th Century 4.9
US Growth and Change in the 19th Century 5.9
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level
Dewey 973
Lexile 720L-900L
ATOS Reading Level 4.8-6.4
Guided Reading Level X
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781610802437), Paperback (9781610802918), PDF (9781610802444), Hosted ebook (9781610802444H)
Copyright 2012
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

Library Media Connections - History Digs

Stories in each title are told through the eyes of a student who acts as a historian gathering facts, artifacts, and photographs from interviews, museums, and other locations. A mission is given at the beginning of each book. Although the chapters are short, these are good starter books for historical periods. Read a full review in the May/June 2012 edition of Library Media Connections by Sue N. Howard, Educational Reviewer, Memphis, Tennessee. This series is Recommended

Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Sources for further research
Table of contents
Full-color photographs