Cultures of the World (Third Edition, Groups 1 ? 27)?
Cultures of the World (Third Edition)?
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
Readers gain a deeper appreciation for the diversity of people and cultures around the world as they explore places as different as the United Arab Emirates, Greenland, Rwanda, and France. This latest look at world cultures gives readers the most current information available about a wide variety of nations to foster a deeper understanding of current events and a deeper appreciation for the global community. Chapters devoted to politics, history, economics, and languages enhance common curriculum topics. In addition, readers are shown how people around the world celebrate holidays, what sports they play and watch, and even what they eat.
Each Book Contains:
•Vibrant, full-color photographs that highlight the natural beauty, major landmarks, cities, and people of each featured location
•Recipes that encourage readers to explore different cultures in a creative way
•Up-to-date facts about each country to give readers a comprehensive and current view of its struggles and successes
•Detailed maps present a variety of information about geography, economics, and cultural landmarks, helping readers practice obtaining information from a variety of sources
•Readers are encouraged to develop informed opinions about historical and current events as they explore the objective and comprehensive main text
•Lists of internet links relevant to each chapter, as well as a detailed bibliography, help readers develop strong fact-checking skills and encourage additional research into topics that interest them