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Oregon Trail 5th Edition

A decidedly low-tech era in U.S. history goes electronic in Oregon Trail 5th Edition, a game for children ages nine and older that pits players against all the hazards a wagon-train voyage can dish out. Following Captain Jed Freedman and a trio of young pioneers out West, this program teaches history, map reading, geography, and a variety of other skills. Players must keep their wits sharp if they want to keep their party healthy and well-fed all the way across the country.

Everything You Need to Know About World History Homework: A Desk Reference for Students and Parents/4th to 6th Grades

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Everything You Need to Know About World History Homework: A Desk Reference for Students and Parents/4th to 6th Grades

This book, though it is suggested reading for 4th to 6th graders, was helpful to me. Not only am I an adult, I am in the process of getting certified to teach high school social studies. It provided me the essentials that I must cover for any class (other than at the college level). The page layout is excellent; the variety in print type and color as well as maps and pictures made it a"fun" reading and learning experience. I highly recommend it for students, parents and social studies teachers.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

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The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

Grade 5 Up-A broad, illustrated look at the history of humanity. The book is divided into 10 sections, each representing a different time period from 40,000 B.C.E. to the present. All of them begin with a "Glance" at the world for the given dates. Following these brief overviews, double and single-page spreads subdivide the eras into smaller time segments covering topics such as "The Gupta Dynasty A.D. 321-510," "East India Companies 1600-1700," and "Benin and Zimbabwe 1100-1480." The spreads contain a few bite-sized paragraphs of facts, informative captions, and, often, an inset of "Key Dates." They are profusely illustrated with quality black-and-white and full-color photographs, drawings, reproductions, and maps, and feature a helpful time line running across the tops of the pages. Information on art, architecture, and science and technology concludes each section. "Ready Reference" lists the names and dates of the rulers of the major powers throughout history, popes, and major wars. The 12-page index covers the textual material but does not always offer access to captioned information. Although the book will answer some reference questions, its strength lies in its potential to spark interest in any number of subjects among browsers.

My First Amazing World Explorer/History Explorer Bundle

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My First Amazing World Explorer/History Explorer Bundle

  • Includes My First Amazing World Explorer 2.0 and History Explorer
  • 16 videos provide an insight into the peoples and wildlife of the world
  • Play Take Off and test your knowledge of continents, capitals, and flags
  • Learn about 8 fascinating historical periods, including ancient Egypt and a 1920s city
  • Travel in a time machine and solve the missing pieces of the time-line trail

Oxford Children's History of the World

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Oxford Children's History of the World

Gr 4-8-Clearly and succinctly written, this one-volume encyclopedia captures the essence of historical time periods in an easy-to-follow format. Introductory pages include specific directions on how to use the book complete with a diagram and a wonderful beginning definition of "What is history?" Organized chronologically from the ancient world through the 20th century, each carefully planned double-page spread begins with a brief paragraph summarizing the subject. Topics touched upon include art and architecture, religion and rulers, and science. Copious drawings, maps, and sidebars further explain information and help readers visualize the era. Many of the photos are of artifacts and historical items. Others are realistic drawings depicting life and events of the time. At the conclusion of each historical division, an illustrated time line covering the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania, and Africa and the Middle East assists in summarizing the information presented. "Who's Who" pages help place names in history. Children will enjoy browsing through this colorful title and will use it mainly for ready reference.

World Kid Magazine [MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION]

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World Kid Magazine [MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION]

Issues: 6 issues/12 months

World Kid is a fun magazine about the world, intended to help parents, families, teachers, and librarians introduce pre-teens and teens to U.S. and world cultures, arts, and sciences. Magazines are collectible-quality and beautifully illustrated.

 

 

Eyewitness History Of The World 1.0

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Eyewitness History Of The World 1.0

I approached this product like a book, clicking on to every option in chronological order. It held my interest all the way through. DK really did a fine job. There's plenty of information to read and plenty of interesting things to look at.