While controversy about graphic novels persists - especially among people who worry that graphic novels will bring the end of traditional books - our experiences with adolescents, as well as a number of current research studies, suggest that graphic novels are an important adjunct in our instruction. Graphic novels are viable options for students with disabilities, struggling readers, and English learners, but they are more powerful than that. Graphic novels are motivating and engaging for all students.
Letter To The Teacher Teaching Strategies Synopses
UNIT 1 A Changing World CHAPTER 1: Expanding Horizons - The Sea of Possibilities CHAPTER 2: Road to Independence - Liberty’s Stand
UNIT 2 Creating a Nation CHAPTER 3: A More Perfect Union - The Philadelphia Convention: An ANN Special Report CHAPTER 4: The Constitution - We the People
UNIT 3 Launching the Republic CHAPTER 5: The Federalist Era - Washington’s America CHAPTER 6: The Age of Jefferson - Election Deadlock: An ANN Special Report CHAPTER 7: Foreign Affairs in the Early Republic - Gallantly Streaming
UNIT 4 The Young Republic CHAPTER 8: The Northeast: Building Industry - An Election Carol CHAPTER 9: The South - Strangers on a Train CHAPTER 10: The Age of Jackson - Sequoya and the Cherokee Nation CHAPTER 11: Manifest Destiny - From Sea to Shining Sea!
UNIT 5 Civil War and Reconstruction CHAPTER 12: Road to Civil War - Seeing the Light CHAPTER 13: The Civil War - The Road to Equality CHAPTER 14: Reconstruction - A Small Victory
UNIT 6 Reshaping the Nation CHAPTER 15: The Western Frontier - Boom & Bust CHAPTER 16: The Growth of Industry - the doffer CHAPTER 17: America Enters a New Century - Country Mouse, City Mouse
EPILOGUE: Connections to Today - The Loss of Innocence