AGS World History Grades 5-8 Student Edition Textbook
(This comprehensive, standards based World History program 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 World History from Early Civilizations until present day 21st century. 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.
Pearson Learning's AGS Social Studies curriculum for 5th-8th grade students will bring them through the entire course of World History up into the 21st century. 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
Publication Date: 2008