Great Warriors offers an exciting, fact-filled look at some of the most famous warriors in history. Each book begins with a thrilling moment in the warrior group's history, then takes the reader through the warrior's origins, tools and techniques, and lifestyles. Along the way, readers learn about major figures and important battles and missions. Clear, compelling text and vivid photograph will engage readers in these dramatic narratives. Each book includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills required by the Common Core State Standards.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||48|
|ISBN||9781617837210, 9781617837715, 9781624010255|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Paperbacks, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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Great Warriors - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Each title opens with an account of a dramatic battle or operation, followed by chapters about its featured warriors’ history, recruitment and training, weapons and tactics, and lifestyle. The volumes are clearly designed and written with the Common Core State Standards in mind. The texts are paired with captioned…photos and reproductions and maps. Sidebars include primary-source excerpts, additional facts, and/or prompts to elicit critical-thinking skills. “Stop and Think” sections at the end of each title suggest independent research and writing activities…the set is accurate and informative enough for research projects and reports…