Cultures of the World (Fourth Edition, Group 5)®

From Nepal to Zimbabwe, readers take a tour of some of the world's most fascinating places in the latest edition of these popular guides to global culture. Social studies curriculum concepts are highlighted in focused chapters detailing each country's history, economy, and government. In addition, cultural topics such as arts, festivals, leisure activities, and food are the focus of other chapters designed to enhance readers' understanding of what everyday life is like in other countries.  Vibrant photographs of each nation's natural beauty, cityscapes, and citizens are included, alongside meticulously updated main text and sidebars filled with engaging additional information.  
Each Book Contains: 
• Fact boxes meant to inform as well as inspire readers to travel the world someday by highlighting points of interest in each country, as well as travel tips for visitors 
• Colorful and clearly-labeled maps that give readers more insight into each country's geography, economy, and culture 
• Recipes that inspire readers to get creative with their newfound cultural knowledge by bringing it into the kitchen to share with others  
Curriculum Connections:
• Comprehensive and thoroughly updated text allows readers to develop a deeper understanding of current events on a global scale, as well as make connections between the past and present
• Related internet links at the end of each chapter and a helpful bibliography encourage readers to practice obtaining information from different sources and facilitate independent research and fact-checking 
• Content related to the idea of global citizenship is included in both the main text and in sidebars that provide biographical information about inspiring figures in each country that are affecting the world in positive ways

Product type: eBook Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-6952-0
Copyright: 2024
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 5-8