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Units and Lesson Plans In American History

Developed by master teachers. Aligned to core History, Civics, and English Language Arts standards.

The following Teaching Literacy through History (TLTH) units and lessons target the skills and strategies students must learn before they can gain academic independence. Each unit develops key literacy skills, such as examining vocabulary text, discerning argument construction, analyzing non-fiction texts, and writing critical analysis.

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