Both teachers and parents appreciate how effectively this series helps students master skills in mathematics, penmanship, reading, writing, and grammar. Each book provides activities that are great for independent work in class, homework assignments, or extra practice to get ahead. Text practice pages are included!
Our best-selling Map Skills for Today practice books use colorful maps, globes, and other geographic constructs. Each 48 page student practice book introduces a sequence of geography skills, presents various kinds of maps, challenges students to solve problems, and provides extension activities and exercises. Traveling Near and Far-Grade 4 discovers the United States and the world through maps.
ÊHome educator Laura Berquist presents a modern curriculum based on the time-tested philosophy of the classical TriviumÑgrammar, logic and rhetoric. She has given homeschoolers a valuable tool for putting together a "liberal arts" curriculum that feeds the soul, as well as the intellect. Her approach, covering grades K - 12, is detailed and practical, and it is adaptable by parents and teachers to any situation. This third revised edition includes a much expanded section for a high school curriculum, and an updated list of resources for all grades.
Winding through purple mountains majesties and amber waves of grain, the standards-based Spectrum Geography: Regions of the U.S.A. for grade 4 guides your child’s understanding of maps, regions, canals, tributaries, and more using colorful illustrations and informational text. Spectrum Geography is an engaging geography resource that goes beyond land formations and maps—it opens up children’s perspectives through local, national, and global adventures without leaving their seats.
Too often map skills focus on memorizing country borders, names, and capitals. With our rapidly changing world, what is learned one year may become obsolete the next. Map Skills, Grade 6 has a more practical approach. It focuses on the natural geography of the world, why maps are made like they are, and how to use them to find your way around. Students will learn to understand map symbols such as the legend, scale, directional compass, and grids. The will learn to differentiate between physical, political, thematic, and direction maps and how each type is useful for different information. Political boundaries and country names may change, but the skills learned in this book will last a lifetime.