Grade 8: A Nation Divided
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 9, Sectionalism - Growing Division 1820s-1850s
With these resources, students will continue to study sectionalism between the North, South, and West. Students will reexamine the regional differences and how the concept of slavery was at the forefront. The issue of slavery and states' rights divided the regions of the United States.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.