Famous Pioneers & Frontiersmen (Download)

Famous Pioneers & Frontiersmen (Download)

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For Grades 6 - 8

Famous Pioneers & Frontiersmen: Notable Lives from History is a fun and engaging reader for students or anyone with a love for history. Explore the lives and accomplishments of 10 famous men & women from history. These fascinating stories incorporate well for students in grades 6-8 in many areas of study including history, language arts, vocabulary words and definitions, and cultural insights.

A Look Inside

SKU K366-7
Manufacturer Master Books
Title Famous Pioneers & Frontiersmen (Download)
Subtitle Notable Lives from History
Series What A Character! Notable Lives from History
Contributors Marilyn Boyer
Page Count 136
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC

Meet unforgettable people and animals in the What a Character! Notable Lives from History series as you enjoy 10 real stories within each book!

Designed to be fun and engaging for students or anyone with a love for history, these readers include a fascinating focus on important, influential, and visionary people, along with heroic animal escapades! From scientists to famous women to war heroes and more, there is something of interest for everyone in this exciting series!

This volume, Famous Pioneers and Frontiersmen is recommended for Grade 6 and up and includes:

  • Daniel Boone
  • George Rogers Clark
  • Elizabeth Zane
  • Davy Crockett
  • Jed Smith
  • Lewis and Clark
  • John Colter
  • Kit Carson
  • Jim Bridger
  • Wild Bill Hickok

Each book can be read in any order and includes colorful and fun images. Definitions are included to help readers learn the new words they will discover. Read for enjoyment or as an extension of your history, science, or language arts curriculum.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. Daniel Boone — Blazing the Wilderness Trail
  • 2. George Rogers Clark — The Hero of Vincennes
  • 3. Elizabeth Zane — Frontier Girl Who Saved Fort Henry
  • 4. Davy Crockett — The Fearless Frontiersman
  • 5. Jed Smith — Trapper, Hunter, and Trailblazer
  • 6. Lewis and Clark — Expedition to the West
  • 7. John Colter — The Race for Life
  • 8. Kit Carson — American Trapper
  • 9. Jim Bridger — King of the Mountain Men
  • 10. Wild Bill Hickok — Famous Lawman
  • Glossary
  • Corresponding Curriculum
  • Endnotes
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