ERIC Number: ED437308
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Discovering World Geography with Books Kids Love.
Chicola, Nancy A.; English, Eleanor B.
This book integrates geography elements, national academic standards, and the five geography themes with activities that provide a foundation for geographic learning. Organized around geographic realms (with background information and maps for each realm), the book is suitable for use with grades K-6, with indications for K-2, 2-4, and 4-6, plus independent, partner, or group activities. Each chapter includes geographical-literary connections, utilizing both fiction and nonfiction titles. Chapters in the book are: (1) "European Realm"; (2) "Russian Realm"; (3) "North American Realm"; (4) "Middle American Realm"; (5) "South American Realm"; (6) "North African/Southwest Asian Realm"; (7) "SubSaharan African Realm"; (8) "South Asian Realm"; (9) "East Asian Realm"; (10) "Southeast Asian Realm"; (11) "Australian Realm"; and (12) "Pacific Realm." Contains a glossary, a bibliography for each realm, and an appendix on the National Geography Standards. (BT)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Geography Instruction, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, World Geography
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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