The story of North America, covering the Indian nations, European colonization, and history of the United States up to the 20th century. Told as a series of stories with thumbnail biographies, lives of the saints, maps, and other supplemental material. This textbook is absolutely tremendous! Engagingly written, with age-appropriate vocabulary and style, and generous explanations of new terms. Stupendous! Students will find the lavish use of color photos and drawings very attractive. 5th grade on up. 466 pgs. Copyright 2011. Hardcover. Full color. 8"x9½"
The Teacher's Manual is as well done as the textbook and offers goals, activities, quizzes, tests, and an answer key for each chapter. 178 pgs.
Workbook on CD includes varied styles of exercises, for each section in the textbook, to provide the student with extended learning opportunities through interesting alternatives to the simple question-and-answer format. Answer key included on CD.
A Hands-On Study Guide to this text is included in CHC Lesson Plans for Fifth Grade. A single-subject lesson plan is also available here.
Recommended core text in CHC Lesson Plans for Fifth Grade. Tour this title within the Fifth Grade Interactive Guide!