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Written by Josh Gregory


ISBN: 978-0-531-21329-2

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In 1993, William Jefferson Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States. During the course of his presidency, he led the nation to one of its most peaceful and prosperous periods in recent history. In addition to studying this remarkable presidency, readers will discover why Clinton became interested in politics as a young man, how he rose through the ranks of the Democratic party, and what he has done to improve the world since leaving office in 2001.
Spring 2014 title. Publishes in February 2014.
Item #: 625625
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 6 1/2" X 9"
Pages: 64
Grades: 4 - 6
Ages: 9 - 11
  • Sidebars illustrate how history affects the present day
  • Glossaries define important vocabulary specific to each book
  • Timelines and maps increase readers’ understanding of historical context
  • Contains commentary about how the event has helped shape the world as we know it
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
Reading:
  • Complex and captivating informational texts clearly explain historical events, political ideas, and scientific procedures.
  • Photos, graphs, diagrams, and other text features challenge students to synthesize information from various media to demonstrate understanding of the text.
  • Paired texts present the same theme from different perspectives, encouraging students to compare and contrast the most important points.
LANGUAGE:
  • Build social studies and academic vocabulary with grade-appropriate words used in context.
WRITING:
  • There’s always room for debate with our sophisticated topics. That’s why Cornerstones of Freedom titles make perfect resources for persuasive writing projects, challenging students to cite textual evidence to support their views.
SPEAKING AND LISTENING:
  • These complex social studies topics are ideal for collaborative discussions. Students will have to explicitly draw from the text to engage in the conversation.