America: History of Our Nation ©2011: A Social Studies Curriculum by Pearson


Meet the way you teach and the way your students learn with various pathways into the content for all levels and types of learners. Built around the Understanding by Design® framework, this program uses Essential Questions to stimulate conversation, emphasize source analysis and hands-on learning. America: History of Our Nation helps students achieve an Enduring Understanding of America’s past and why it remains important to us today.

Help students develop a deeper understanding of the content by making personal connections to history.

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With America: History of Our Nation, students have options at each stage of instruction to read about new concepts and content, engage in hands-on activities, and explore history through dynamic, interactive technology that bring the people, sights, and sounds of American history to life.

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Students have a variety of assessment task options that require them to transfer their knowledge. When they can successfully apply lesson content, they have achieved Enduring Understanding of the content.  America: History of Our Nation provides many opportunities for students to demonstrate what they've learned so you can assess for success!

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Program Facts

State Pages

  • 21st Century Learners (P21)
  • Whiteboard Compatible (WBC)
  • Digital Courseware
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)