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Speak to Me!: Great American Texts Demystified for Today’s Text-Messaging Students Randy Howe

Speak to Me!: Great American Texts Demystified for Today’s Text-Messaging Students

Randy Howe

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ISBN : 9781419595493
Paperback
240 pages
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Now middle school students--or any other history buff--can learn what the complicated language in our countrys most famous texts and speeches really means. With entertaining explanations, colorful illustrations, and easy-to-understand text,MoreNow middle school students--or any other history buff--can learn what the complicated language in our countrys most famous texts and speeches really means. With entertaining explanations, colorful illustrations, and easy-to-understand text, middle-school students will have fun learning whats contained in our countrys important documents. From documents that our forefathers wrote to the more recent JFKs inaugural speech, Kaplans Speak to Me! will make a valuable classroom tool for teachers.Texts include:1. The Mayflower Compact2. Thomas Paines Common Sense3. The Declaration of Independence4. Preamble to the U.S. Constitution5. The Bill of Rights6. Excerpt from Marbury v. Madison7. The Star Spangled Banner8. The Monroe Doctrine9. The Gettysburg Address10. Emancipation Proclamation11. Sojourners Truth Aint I a Woman? Speech12. Excerpt from Upton Sinclairs The Jungle13. Excerpt from Mark Twains Huckleberry Finn14. John F. Kennedys Inaugural Speech15. Excerpt from Brown v. Board of Education16. Ronald Reagans Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate