This resource pack begins with the reading component Alabama! which is in English and Spanish to make it also useful for ELL students of Spanish-speaking backgrounds;
True-False Test About Alabama; Handy Links To Learn More About Alabama (helpful for reports etc);
Alabama Word Search #1 (the words are inside sentence instead of in an isolated list, thus making for more learning of information);
Answers Key For Alabama Word Search #1;
Alabama Word Search #2 (the words are inside sentence instead of in an isolated list, thus making for more learning of information);
Answers Key For Alabama Word Search #2;
Alabama Numbers-To-Words Cryptogram #1;
Alabama Numbers-To-Words Cryptogram #2;
Alabama Letters-To-Words Cryptogram #1;
Alabama Numbers-To-Words Cryptogram #2;
Alabama Greek Letters-To-Words Cryptogram;
Map Of Alabama; Alabama Clip Art;
Higher Order Thinking Skills And Teaching About Alabama;
Handy Plain English Summary To Help Teach About Alabama In Line With Social Studies CCSS for grades 11-12 BUT with significant overlap also for grades 6-10, summarized:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.1 Cite support for what is said.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.2 Tell central ideas (theme/s); summary.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.3 Choose best explanations.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.4 Know meanings of words, phrases, etc.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.5 Identify structure.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.6 Tell about differing points of view.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.7 Use visuals.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.8 Give evidence to prove if a writer is right or not and why.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.9 Compare and contrast primary and secondary sources.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.10 Read with comprehension.
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SPANISH used in products in my store is more the informal Latino Spanish actually used by most students from Latin America than the formal Castilian of Spain; so there are some differences in grammar, spelling and or vocabulary even as there are with American and British English.
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