Chasing Lincoln S Killer

Author: James L. Swanson
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545495806
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia.

Chasing Lincoln S Killer

Author: Creativity in the Classroom
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781507647851
Size: 12,95 MB
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This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more! Included in the unit are pre-reading, active-reading and post-reading activities with grammar lessons, literary activities, a final essay test with grading rubric, and other activities just for fun!

Manhunt

Author: James L. Swanson
Editor: Piatkus Books
ISBN: 9780749951054
Size: 15,98 MB
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An enthralling hour-by-hour account of the twelve days in 1865 between President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the capture and death of his murderer, John Wilkes Booth. From 14th to 26th of April 1865, the hunt for Booth and his accomplices transfixed, thrilled and horrified a nation of mourners as Booth led the army on a wild chase through the swamps of Maryland and into the forests of Virginia. At the centre of the story is the ultimate anti-hero: John Wilkes Booth. A handsome stage actor, Booth was as famous in his day as any big Hollywood star today, but threw away his fame and wealth for an assassin's immortality. Manhunt tells the dramatic story through the eyes of the hunters and the hunters - and makes clear why Booth refused to be taken alive when at last he was cornered by the US cavalry.

Study Guide Chasing Lincoln S Killer By James L Swanson Supersummary

Author: SuperSummary
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ISBN: 9781796959376
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 29-page guide for "Chasing Lincoln's Killer" by James L. Swanson includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 19 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 10 important quotes, discussion topics and timeline of the assassination.

Chasing King S Killer The Hunt For Martin Luther King Jr S Assassin

Author: James L. Swanson
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545723345
Size: 17,65 MB
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An astonishing account of the assassination of America's most beloved and celebrated civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, by NY Times bestselling author, James L. Swanson.

Booktalking Nonfiction

Author: Jennifer Bromann-Bender
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810888092
Size: 11,58 MB
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Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners for Middle and High School Readers will provide an introduction to selecting and writing booktalks for nonfiction books with a focus on unique informational texts and biographies and autobiographies. The Common Core Standards Initiative, which most states have adopted, requires that 70% of the materials students read be from the category of informational texts it is especially important to focus on nonfiction when sharing books with students. Bromann-Bender provides everything you need to do just that.

Children S Book A Day Almanac

Author: Anita Silvey
Editor: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 1466828048
Size: 10,50 MB
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Part fun- and information-filled almanac, part good book guide, the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac is a new way to discover a great children's book--every day of the year! This fresh, inventive reference book is a dynamic way to showcase the gems, both new and old, of children's literature. Each page features an event of the day, a children's book that relates to that event, and a list of other events that took place on that day. Always informative and often surprising, celebrate a year of literature for children with The Children's Book-a-Day Almanac.

Value Packed Booktalks

Author: Lucy Schall
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159884735X
Size: 17,49 MB
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In this guide, 100 recommended books and booktalks offer the perfect way to start value discussions with teens and teen/adult book groups. * Ready-to-use booktalks and curriculum connections for 100 recently published YA books * Information that includes fiction/nonfiction/verse/graphic designation, age level suggestion, gender suggestion, lists of themes and topics, summary/description, a value statement, a booktalk, at least three curriculum connections, and five related works * Organization by values to facilitate relating a book within one genre to a book that addresses a similar value, but is classified in another genre * A related works section for each featured title

Common Core Types Of Text

Author: Linda Armstrong
Editor: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 1622234677
Size: 17,66 MB
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Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core: Types of Text is designed to help students understand the characteristics of different types of text. Practice pages, student charts, graphic organizers, research challenges, discussion starters, writing prompts, games, group activities, and recommended reading lists enable students to practice: recognizing the influences of mythology on modern storytelling; analyzing the interplay of character, plot, and setting in fiction; understanding the special format of plays; identifying organizational structures of nonfiction; and discovering the characteristics of common types of nonfiction. --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.

The President Has Been Shot The Assassination Of John F Kennedy

Author: James L. Swanson
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545496543
Size: 14,59 MB
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A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER! In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson will deploy his signature "you are there" style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before. The book will be illustrated with archival photos, and will have diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award Finalist