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Through its thematic approach to the American experience, this curriculum allows students to develop historical skills, including some of the following national standards:
Students will read primary, first-person documents to understand the texts, themselves, and the cultures of the U.S. and world. Some of the language arts skills developed in this curriculum include:
The national social studies standards most relevant to this curriculum include:
A Teacher’s Perspective
Gary Okihiro’s Biography
Senator Inouye’s Address
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