Core Knowledge is pleased to bring its popular CKHG curriculum to grades 7–8!
The latest program, “A History of the United States,” provides an overview of four hundred years of American history. It is comprised of the following materials:
One Teacher Guide
The Teacher Guide is divided into two parts.
Download A History of the United States Teacher Guide
This section of the Teacher Guide begins on page 16.
Each chapter represents a topic in early American history. Take a moment and review what content is explored in chapters 1–9.Precolonial to 1800s: Table of Contents
This section of the Teacher Guide begins on page 141.
Each chapter represents a topic in modern American history. Take a moment and review what content is explored in chapters 1–8.
Two Student Readers
- Volume 1 corresponds with Part 1 of the Teacher Guide
- Volume 2 corresponds with Part 2 of the Teacher Guide
Two Online Resources
The Online Resources include planning tools (e.g., pacing guides) and additional activities.Download Volume 1: Precolonial to the 1800s ORG Download Volume 2: Late 1800s to the 2000s ORG
The Teacher Guide contains core instructional elements, such as the daily check for understanding, additional activities, and assessments. In addition, there are a number of new learning features that offer students multi-layered opportunities to explore the content.
The Student Readers afford colorful, illustrative pages, informative and exciting text, and engaging new features including research, discussion, and writing opportunities.
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The are multiple ways you can implement “A History of the United States.” Click on the button below to learn about the different options.Learn More about Implementation Options