From Every Direction--A California Story is a five-part unit on the settlement of California by various cultural groups: Native American, Spanish/Mexican, U.S. settlers, Chinese, and Japanese. It chronicles the reasons each group came, the hardships it endured on the way and after arrival, and the enduring legacy it has contributed to the culture of California. Intended as a supplement to a core history curriculum, From Every Direction--A California Story provides an enriched program of multi-modal, authentic, literature-based instruction, as well as dozens of cross-curricular activities to make history seem real to your students. Each part centers around a popular piece of children's literature, readily available in most school libraries, and gives your students the opportunity to experience history through the eyes of real characters. Created by Jon Dowty, a National Board Certified teacher with 12 years of experience, From Every Direction--A California Story is sure to be a big hit with your students.
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