Grades 6 - 8
Grade level Equivalent: 7.5
Lexile Measure®: 960L
Guided Reading: Z
- Social Studies
- Cities and States
- United States
About This Book
In this book from America the Beautiful, Third Series, readers will learn about Virginia's varied landscape and wildlife, the ancient and modern people, as well as the commonwealth's government and economy.
America the Beautiful, Third Series is bursting with fascinating facts, up-to-date statistics, glorious full-color photographs, and unusual lists guaranteed to elicit at least one WOW! with the turn of every page. Its new dynamic design and editorial approach to the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state will continue to make this award-winning series the one that students turn to first for researching school assignments.
This third edition takes an updated look at Minnesota, discussing the history, geography, people, government, and economy of this state, and also presents a travel guide.
• New dynamic design and updated text and statistics
• "Project Room" feature offers ideas for standards-based school assignments
• Freshly designed TOC with visual annotations immediately engages readers
• Primary sources appear throughout with explanations of what they are and how to cite them
• Author's Tips and Source Notes
• Content-area vocabulary words defined on page
• New features such as "Weird Laws," WOW Factor, and "Picture Yourself" make "America the Beautiful, Third Series" a standout in state series books.
• Includes original art, full-color photography, words to know, FAQs, mini-bios, interactive sidebars, maps, and graphs