Cultures of the World (Third Edition, Group 17) ?
Cultures of the World (Third Edition) ?
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
Readers explore a diverse array of countries in the third
edition of the highly regarded Cultures of the World? series. Readers can learn
about the geography, history, economy, and people of Bangladesh, the Czech
Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuwait, Senegal, and Uruguay
through these thorough, engaging books. Each volume details the government,
environment, lifestyle, religious practices, and traditional foods of the
country, while information about current events and up-to-date statistics reveal
the issues facing the country?s citizens and leaders today.
Each Book Contains:
? Quotes by famous individuals, up-to-date statistics, or excerpts from important documents start each chapter and enable each reader to better understand perspectives within each country
? Recipes at the end of each book help readers explore an element of the country in a unique way
? Internet Links sections connect the reader to further information about subjects covered in each chapter
? Vivid photographs capture unique aspects of each country and ground the reader in historical perspectives and contemporary views of the country
? Builds academic vocabulary with grade-appropriate words to help students effectively explain the text
? Updated maps, photographs, and facts and figures help students gain an understanding of the text
? Students can create opinion pieces with source materials on countries
? Sidebars and an appealing design provide text features that help students locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently
? Presentation facilitates student interpretation and analysis