AGS United States History Grades 5-8 Student Edition Textbook
(This complete course in the fundamentals of U.S. History and its people from AGS Globe may be used as a high school course for students at lower reading levels.)
Arranged chronologically, the chapters in the Student Text covers US history from the crossing to America by the first nations people through 2005. Interesting sidebar features are integrated throughout, including biography features, "history in your life" segments, "document-based readings" of primary documents, "civics connections," a "focus on economics," "Technology connections," maps, and "writing about history" sidebars. A timeline is also included at the beginning of each chapter which puts events in a broader perspective. Clearly written chapters are complemented by the many photographs of people, artifacts, and landscapes of America. 802 pages, hardcover.
Pearson Learning's AGS Social Studies curriculum for 5th-8th grade students: World History kicks off the series for 5th graders, World Geography & Cultures for 6th graders, United States History for 7th graders and United States Government for 8th graders completes the series. Appropriate for middle school use the books in these series may be completed in any order you wish.
Vendor: Pearson Learning