Freedom Forces, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1625132417
  • ISBN-13: 9781625132413
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Freedom Forces explores the dedication, expertise, and danger involved in protecting America.

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Homeland Security  (ISBN-10: 1625132220 | ISBN-13: 9781625132222)

Have you ever wondered why people are asked to take off their shoes and scan their bags before they board an airplane? Airport security uses high-tech equipment and procedures created by the Department of Homeland Security to make sure that everyone stays safe. This highly engaging book uses the latest information to explain how the DHS helps during disaster, protects the country's computer systems, and keeps America secure. Students can use this book to delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text; assess whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced; and use timelines and captions to build their visual literacy skills.

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U.S. National Guard  (ISBN-10: 1625132239 | ISBN-13: 9781625132239)

Who protected the Americans before the Army, Navy, and Air Force? The National Guard is the oldest U.S. military branch. Readers find out what it takes to train and acquire the skills needed to be a Guard member. Action-packed photos of real occurrences and interesting facts allow students to analyze and determine meaning of the text. This title also provides practice in determining the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; and analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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