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Ohio

by James A. Banks Walter C. Parker Gloria Contreras Mary A. Mcfarland A. Lin Goodwin Richard O. Boehm Kevin P. Colleory

This book examines the geography, history, and economy of Ohio.

Our Communities (Grade 3, Texas edition)

by James A. Banks Kevin P. Colleary Walter C. Parker Gloria Contreras Mary A. Mcfarland A. Lin Goodwin Richard O. Boehm

The Social Studies Strands are a way of thinking about Social Studies. Social Studies is the study of people and the world we live in. One way to think about Social Studies is to break it into parts. We call these parts the strands.

Texas, Our Texas (Grade 4)

by James A. Banks Kevin P. Colleary Walter C. Parker Gloria Contreras Mary A. Mcfarland A. Lin Goodwin Richard O. Boehm

The Social Studies Strands are a way of thinking about social studies. Social studies is the study of people and the world we live in. This is a very big subject! One way to think about social studies is to break it into parts. We call these parts strands.

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