American History for grades 5-9
Each issue of this acclaimed classroom magazine explores a single topic in depth, bringing history to life with primary sources, lively graphics, historical photographs, and maps. Designed to meet curriculum standards for history/social studies, Cobblestone also aligns to the ELA Common Core State Standards. Consulting experts oversee the content to ensure accuracy, while illustrations and activities make the magazine appealing to students. Cobblestone® fosters an appreciation for the past while making connections to the present. 52 pp
In addition to robust nonfiction articles, here is a sampling of the regular features you’ll find in each issue of COBBLESTONE magazine for grades 5-9:
- High quality informational text supports Common Core reading goals
- Text Features: Captions, bold words, vocabulary callouts, sidebars, and photos
- Dr. D’s Mystery Hero: Dr. Dennis Denenberg introduces students to inspiring heroes
- Mapping It!: A map connects to the text and builds knowledge
- Brain Ticklers: Comprehension check
- Digging Deeper: Books, movies, museums, web sites, and more encourage extended learning
- Word origins, crossword puzzle, cartoon connections, and readers’ letters
“COBBLESTONE® provides young people with the finest and most accessible introduction to American history available anywhere.” – Harold Holzer, Historian and Author
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2012-2013 School Year
September 2012: Thomas Jefferson
October 2012: War of 1812
November/December 2012: 1862: A Year in the Civil War
January 2013: The White House’s Historic Neighbors
February 2013: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
March 2013: A Look at the Library of Congress
April 2013: The Manhattan Project
May/June 2013: Becoming an American: The New Face of Immigration
July/August 2013: The Great American Road Trip
2013-2014 School Year
September 2013: Making Music
October 2013: Valley Forge
November/December 2013: Plantation Life: Two Perspectives
January 2014: 1864: A Year in the Civil War
February 2014: Who’s Who of Civil Rights Leaders
March 2014: Robber Barons
April 2014: Theodore Roosevelt
May/June 2014: Battle of Midway
July/August 2014: America the Beautiful
Detailed teacher’s guides reduce prep time and ensure student learning. Include vocabulary, literacy strategies, discussion questions, in-class projects, and extension activities.