Highlights in History: The Late 1700s
Historically speaking!

Students will build comprehension skills as they learn about important historic events and people of the 18th Century.

Twenty-one stories about the birth of our nation and significant events that occurred in other parts of the world are covered. From “Life in the American Colonies” in the 1700’s to “The Discovery of the Smallpox Vaccine” in 1796, students will be exposed to sound historical information.

Overall, this unit presents a unique integrated view by including achievements in science, music, world events, and exploration. Comprehension questions follow each story. Time-line activities are included so students can visualize the interaction of events.
Reading Level 5

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