Complete US History Curriculum - 14 American History Units -Full Year Curriculum

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    CW & IP Editable Study Guide, Editable Unit Test, & Editable Modified Unit Test


    This American History Curriculum includes 14 comprehensive US History units that include Indigenous Peoples of North America through Modern America & includes a printable & digital version. Some components are editable so you can tweak it to your students’ needs. Audios of the reading passages, quizzes, & tests are included. This is perfect for students with read-aloud accommodations. 

    The US History lessons included in this curriculum will help you easily integrate literacy with your social studies content with graphic organizers that focus on one specific reading skill per organizer, & students will be analyzing primary documents.

    This American History curriculum can be used as a stand-alone in the classroom and as a homeschool curriculum.

    It includes these 14 US History Units:

    ⭐️ Unit 1: Indigenous Peoples of North America

    ⭐️ Unit 2: Colonial America

    ⭐️ Unit 3: American Revolution

    ⭐️ Unit 4: Constitution & A New Nation

    ⭐️ Unit 5: Age of Jackson & Sectionalism

    ⭐️ Unit 6: US Civil War & Reconstruction

    ⭐️ Unit 7: The Gilded Age

    ⭐️ Unit 8: The Progressive Era & American Imperialism

    ⭐️ Unit 9: World War 1

    ⭐️ Unit 10: Roaring '20s & Great Depression

    ⭐️ Unit 11: World War 2

    ⭐️ Unit 12: The Cold War Era (no prep lessons & word wall cards are added)

    ⭐️ Unit 13: Civil Rights Movement (no prep lessons are added)

    ⭐️ Unit 14: Modern America COMING SOON

    Each American History Curriculum Unit includes multiple lessons. Each unit includes:

    ✅ editable PowerPoint presentations that cover various aspects of US History that can be used to facilitate discussion or have students take notes (PowerPoint presentations include carefully curated videos & links that will enrich the lessons)

    ✅ slotted notes sets so students can focus on recording the important information from the PowerPoint presentation. Editable slotted notes included!

    ✅ informational reading passages about various aspects of American History (There are TWO versions of the reading passage included. One is the "paper saver" version for when you have to limit your copies. The other is the "note-taking" version which has enough space for annotating and taking notes. This version also includes bolded headers for the different sections!)

    ✅ 4 reading comprehension activities PER lesson. Three of the four activities PER lesson have two levels: a basic recall and an application of knowledge.

    ✅ graphic organizers that integrate literacy and help students comprehend the informational passages

    ✅ vocabulary word wall cards that include key terms, a kid-friendly definition, & a visual

    ✅ interactive notebook foldable activities (SIX options are included so you can easily differentiate based on your classroom needs)

    ✅ stations pack for student-led learning/review opportunities

    ✅ simulation that offers engaging hands-on learning 

    ✅ primary sources that students analyze to better understand the topics

    ✅ quizzes for each of the US History lessons included

    ✅ editable study guide for the unit test/modified test

    ✅ editable unit test

    ✅ editable modified test

    ✅ ready-to-print student workbook of all reproducible pages

    ✅ teacher’s guide that includes asuggested pacing map with daily activities

    ✅ answer keys for all components

    ✅ digital version of all components (Google & Easel)

    ✅ self-grading Google Forms version of quizzes, unit test, & modified unit test

    ✅ audio of reading passages, quizzes, unit test, & modified test (perfect for read-aloud accommodations)

    Only teach the 1st part of US History? Check out my American History Part 1 Curriculum (Indigenous Peoples of North America through Reconstruction).

    Only teach the 2nd part of US History? Check out my American History Part 2 Curriculum (Gilded Age through Modern America).

    Additional ways you can use the included American History lessons:

    ⭐️Limited on copies or paper? Every component of this lesson is ready-to-go on Google & Easel, so you can easily assign to your students. The quiz is also available on Google Forms, and I include explicit directions on how to assign and tweak (if desired) for your students. The quiz is also self-grading!

    ⭐️Short on time? Simply give students the reading passage, and they can complete the reading comprehension activities independently. All information needed for the activities is contained in the reading passage! These can also be used for homework.

    ⭐️Perfect for sub plans! These lessons require ZERO prep for substitute plans. Students can easily check their own answers with the included answer keys.

    What teachers are saying about this Full Year US History Curriculum:

    ❤️ “This bundle was so helpful for summer school and working on giving a lot of information in a short period of time. All the stuff created is hands down a time saver and so amazing to use in class! Thank you for sharing your materials.”

    ❤️ “Very helpful in terms of reading. I have been using these materials in a hybrid situation and they have been very helpful. The PowerPoints are very useful and the slotted notes are priceless. I have moved the slotted notes to a Google Slide and it works very well in my class.”

    ❤️ “Awesome resource. Incredibly well organized and has everything you could ever need for teaching U.S.” 

    ❤️ “This is such an awesome resource. I love all the stations and simulations that come with it. Exactly what I needed.”

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
    Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
    Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
    Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).


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