A great companion to any American history curriculum, this innovative series discusses important themes and topics in American history using graphic organizers such as Venn diagrams, compare/contrast charts, timelines, graphs, concept webs, maps, flow charts, KWL charts, and cause and effect charts. These graphic organizers present information visually in a way that is clear and easy for the students to understand. The series follows the story of the United States from the first settlers to the growth of American cities, outlining broad themes while highlighting interesting detail and showing students how graphic organizers can help them learn and organize information. The full page graphic organizers show connections and highlight differences between related topics and ideas, and enrich students' understanding of the topics. In this book students will learn about the Industrial Revolution and the effect it had on people's lives. It will show students the development of transportation from horses to automobiles, as well as the construction of roads, canals, and railroads, and the invention of the telephone. A chart illustrating the attributes of the Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Railroad, and the National Road, and a timeline of the industrial and transportation revolution in America are included.
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Book Description Rosen Publishing Group, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1404250530