Students who complete Histography will learn to identify state borders, rivers, mountains, highways, and railroads. Readers also learn about each state’s original inhabitants, founders, and prominent men and women. Features include capitals, major cities, industry, sports, religions, tourist attractions, agriculture, and ranching. Each lesson emphasizes a famous role model vignette. Maps, charts, and graphics enhance comprehension and understanding. Positive life principles embellish each lesson. The conversational style engages and captivates readers. Students who complete the course will never be embarrassed by questions about the origin, location, expansion, and development of the 50 United States. Activity questions and quizzes are designed to prepare students for competency exams. New arrivals in the United States can gain an immediate and thorough understanding of composition and scope of the United States. This course will likely be among students’ favorites!
Histography: A Survey of the 50 United States is designed for grade seven social studies. However, it is an appropriate elective for one transcript credit in social science and/or reading comprehension and vocabulary development for any grade level between levels seven and nine. Five soft-cover texts and five companion student activity books consist of 50 lessons, 20 section quizzes, and five chapter tests.
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