AGS World Geography & Cultures Grades 5-8 Student Edition Textbook
(This high interest, easy to read World Geography program from AGS Globe may be used as a high school course for students at lower reading levels.)
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.
The chapters in the student text move geographically from continent to continent. Interesting sidebar features are integrated throughout, including biography features, "geography in your life" segments, "spotlight stories" that relate history to geography, "writing about geography" assignments, "geography in today's world" sections that highlight current concerns, "celebrations" that highlight different holidays, and others. Objectives and new vocabulary for each chapter are included at the beginning of each chapter; individual lessons as well as each chapter end with review questions. Clearly written chapters are complemented by the many photographs of people and landscapes of the world, as well as a number of maps. 614 pages, hardcover.
Vendor: Pearson Learning
Publication Date: 2008