Johns Hopkins University Teaching Guide and Resource Book 5 Hofus by Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Organization of Schools


Johns Hopkins University Teaching Guide and Resource Book 5 Hofus by Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Organization of Schools

The Talent Development Middle Grades United States history curriculum brings together the award-winning, ten-volume series A History of US by Joy Hakim and ten teaching guides and resource books developed by TDMG at Johns Hopkins University. The curriculum includes the use of primary sources, simulations, writing assignments, extension activities, and assessments. This curriculum is aligned with National Standards for United States History. Each Teaching Guide and Resource Book includes twenty-five lessons, five review lessons, and five assessments. Each lesson includes a focus activity, interactive instructional and reading activities, a student team learning activity, a review and reflection activity, and extension activities to encourage learning across the curriculum. The student sheets and transparency masters provide all material needed for individual and team activities.


[An] exciting series... Ms. Hakim braids multiple narratives together to bring alive material long dead to children's imaginations. --The New York Times Book Review Joy Hakim didn't rewrite history. But she did make it a whole lot more fun to read. --Education Week Readers young and old will find themselves amused, amazed, and engrossed by this searching, opinionated survey. In every sense a fresh look at our history. --Kirkus Reviews Merits every accolade, starting with the most personal: I couldn't put it down. --Washington Post Book World The liveliest, most realistic, most well-received American history series ever written for children. --Los Angeles Times A thorough and accurate narrative of our nation's history. --The Philadelphia Inquirer I think this is the best American history written for young people that I have ever seen. --David Herbert Donald, Harvard University; Pulitzer prize-winning author of Lincoln When master storyteller Joy Hakim wields her pen, you're in for a breathtaking adventure. --Teaching K-8 An attention to detail and drama alike make these recommended choices for not only readers ages 8-13 but for entire families. --Children's Bookwatch Absorbing, real and even fun to read. --Voice of Youth Advocates Books of real substance that speak directly to kids. --Jean Fritz, author of Shhh, We're Writing the Constitution One of the best nonfiction series of the decade. Impossible to put down. --School Library Journal

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Spiral bound
360 pages


Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Organization of Schools
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1st November 2005



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