Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 9.6
Lexile Measure®: 1070L
Guided Reading: Q
- Civics and Government
About This Book
This A True Book™ subset is the perfect introduction to countries near and far. Readers will learn about the history, people, culture, and landscape of different countries and how they have evolved through the years. Lively text about celebrations, landmarks, foods, and other ethnic specialties help students to truly experience the countries for themselves.
— Perfect for school reports on Russia.
— Fits well into geography and social studies curricula
— An original country map with labels that match the text is included
— Includes an index, a glossary, and "For Further Reading" section.
National Social Studies Standards, Grades K–4
Culture: I — Describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, etc., serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture
People, Places, and Environments: III— Interpret, use, and distinguish various representations of the earth, such as maps, globes, and photographs
Global Connections: IX — Explore ways that language, art, music, belief systems, and other cultural elements may facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding
Time, Continuity, and Change: II — Demonstrate an ability to use correct vocabulary associated with time such as past, present, future, and long ago; identify examples of change; recognize examples of cause and effect relationships
Power, Authority, and Governance: VI — Give examples of how government does or does not provide for the needs and wants of people