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Important African Americans Comprehension Rosa Parks — Instant Worksheets Use this worksheet as part of a general history lesson, or specifically Black History Month, as it asks students to read a passage on Rosa Parks, then answer several questions. Important African Americans Comprehension Rosa Parks This worksheet has 2 printed pages. Download PDF version Download DOC version Kids - The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Kate DiCamillo is the fourth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, appointed by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington in January 2014. DiCamillo will serve in the position through 2015.

Literary Resources This page is part of the Literary Resources collection maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers – Newark. Comments and suggestions are welcome. American Literature See also the Ethnicities and Nationalities page. Online Spelling Course Hello and Welcome to Appropriate for grade 6 to 8 level Note: It is best to take a look at the course outline and the spelling rules pages prior to beginning the lessons. The Course Outline, Spelling Rules, Lessons, Exercises, Dictation Exercises, and answer keys can be accessed from the Left-hand Navigation Bar. This free, thirty lesson spelling course has been made available courtesy of Marie Rackham, author and producer of The Basic Cozy Grammar Course, The Basic Cozy Punctuation Course, The Basic Cozy Essay Course, The Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course Level 1, The Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course Level 2, and The Cozy Classroom CD.

citebite Imagine being able to give students (or parents) an exact link to a specific quote within a web page. Why would you want to? Perhaps you want to send students to a certain paragraph for an activity: for reading comprehension, for reading a specific portion of text, or even for highlighting a literary device within a text or poem. Reading Comprehension - Free Worksheets Home- English- Math - Reading - Research - Keys - Newsworthy - Links - Contact Reading Comprehension, Volume 5: Number 32, Word Meanings From Context Number 31, The Painting Number 30, Word Meanings From Context Number 29, Charity, Poem Storytime Stuff Recommended Books The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.

The African-American Mosaic Exhibition February 9–August 29, 1994 This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African-American collections. Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound. Moreover, the African-American Mosaic represents the start of a new kind of access to the Library's African-American collections, and, the Library trusts, the beginning of reinvigorated research and programming drawing on these, now systematically identified, collections.

Historical Fiction K-12 Book Lists When I started teaching fifth grade U.S. History, one of my goals was to have the kids read historical fiction about the time period we were studying. And so 13 years later, I’m still adding to my list (included some non-fiction works) and have expanded it to World and Ancient History since I taught those as well. Now that I have a new platform here, I decided I’d give others the opportunity to see them. They are in no way complete, please let me know if you know of a book that I missed. Some of the books may be out of print (I did start this a long time ago).

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Digibooks Featured Digibooks Use these multimedia digibooks to engage students on a range of topics and to help with homework. view The White Australia Policy Brought to you by the ABC and National Archives of Australia (NAA) History Years: 9, 10 41 digibooks Sort by:

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