California: Adventures in Time and Place has twelve chapters and a reference section. Each chapter has two or more lessons. There are also many special features for you to study and enjoy.
Of the approximately 50 million public school students in the United States, more than half are in urban schools. A contemporary companion to City Kids, City Teachers: Reports from the Front Row, this new and timely collection has been compiled by four of the country's most prominent urban educators. Contributors including Sandra Cisneros, Jonathan Kozol, Sapphire, and Patricia J. Williams provide some of the best writing on life in city schools and neighborhoods. Young people and practicing teachers, poets and scholars, social critics and journalists offer unique takes on topics ranging from culturally relevant teaching and scripted curricula to the criminalization of youth, gentrification, and the inequities of school funding.In the words of Sonia Nieto, City Kids, City Schools "challenge[s] the conventional wisdom of what it means to teach in urban schools."
Textbook about how communities change over time.
Social studies textbook.
The surface of the earth is made up of land and water. Globes show which parts of the earth's surface are land and which parts are water. Large bodies of land are called continents. There are seven continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica.
A book about Landscape, State and National Parks, Waters, Climate, Regions, Resources, the First People & the Daily Life of New Jersey.
This book is called New York: Adventures in Time and Place. It has thirteen chapters. Each chapter has two or more lessons. There are also many special features for you to study and enjoy.
New York: Adventures In Time And Place has thirteen chapters. Each chapter has two or more lessons. There are also many special features for you to study and enjoy.
Social studies textbook.
If you want to learn anything about Ohio then this is the book for you; the geography, the resources, the people, the settlement, the changes, the growth etc.
Focusing on the history and geography of Oklahoma.
Textbook that covers the geography, history and social aspects of the state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Adventures in Time and Place has eleven chapters. Each chapter has two or more lessons. There are also many special features for you to study and enjoy.
The students in Mrs. Brandon's Grade 2 class are looking for clues. They are looking for clues to learn about their family history. History is the story of the past.
An overview of the different regions of the United States.
This unique publication brings together scholarship from both sides of the Atlantic, focusing on the central questions that shape the field of Multicultural Education. It offers the reader a great opportunity to achieve a real grasp of the subject, facilitating understanding and articulation of key debates, and making important topics, concepts, and theories accessible to a broad audience. The editors have assembled a collection of articles of immense scope and pertinence, making this an excellent must-buy resource book for undergraduates, postgraduates, education practitioners, academics, and anyone concerned with race equality and multicultural education.
We live in a country of great natural beauty. Breathtaking views delight the eye in every region of the United States. In fact, the quote above, from the song America, the Beautiful, was inspired by the American land. Katharine Lee Bates wrote of our country's mountains and deserts, its rolling hills and plains, the bounty and richness of its environment.
An overview of the history of the US.
Learn about the history of United States and the countries around it.
This textbook contains unit lessons on Understanding the World, River Valley Civilizations, New Ideas and New Empires, World Regions in Transition, Dawn of the Modern World and A Century of Conflict.
World: Adventures in Time and Place has 20 chapters, each with two or more lessons. There are also many special features for you to study and enjoy. Special pages right after these two pages and before each unit bring you ideas and Adventures in geography with National Geographic.
Introduces kids to different cultures around the world using various geographical aspects.
This textbook contains many special features that will help you read, understand, and remember the people, geography, and history of Latin America and Canada.
This textbook contains many special features that will help you read, understand, and remember the people, geography, and history of the world.
Meant for middle school students,this is a detailed and informative book on the rich history of our world covering both eastern and western nations.
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