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Exploration of North America: CKHG Student Reader

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Exploration of North America  is a single volume divided into two separate sections on (1) Canada, and (2) Exploration of North America. The first section introduces the geography and people of Canada. The second section focuses on Spanish explorers who crisscrossed the Americas in search of gold and riches, and other European explorers who searched for the Northwest Passage.

Core Knowledge History and Geography™ (CKHG) Student Readers offer engagingly written text with many color illustrations, maps, vocabulary sidebars, and a glossary. For each reader, a Teacher Guide and Timeline Cards are separately available. All materials may be downloaded and previewed in their entirety.

A 15% discount applies to the purchase of 25 or more CKHG Student Readers (any titles). See below for information on bundle discounts.

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About This Book

Exploration of North America is a single volume divided into two separate sections (corresponding to Unit 5 and Unit 6 for schools using the CKHG series in Sequence grade-level order):

  • Canada: The first section introduces the geography and people of Canada. Students learn about Canada’s government, major population centers, and the country’s vast wilderness and natural resources. They are introduced to Canada’s indigenous peoples and to its French and British heritage.
  • Exploration of North America: The second section of this book turns to a historical focus on Spanish explorers who crisscrossed the Americas in search of gold and riches, and other European explorers who searched for the Northwest Passage. After reviewing the explorations of Columbus, students learn about Ponce de León’s search for the Fountain of Youth, De Soto’s long march to the Mississippi, Coronado’s quest for cities of gold, the founding of St. Augustine, and the development of settlements around Spanish missions. The focus then shifts to the explorers who undertook perilous voyages to find the Northwest Passage, including John Cabot, Samuel de Champlain, and Henry Hudson. Students also consider the interactions of the explorers with Native Americans, including Popé and the Pueblo Revolt.

Related Components

  • Teacher Guide: with detailed lesson plans, activity page masters, additional activities, and assessments
  • Timeline Cards: visual aids to reinforce big ideas, chronology, and context

Preview the Book

You may preview this book in its entirety by downloading the CKHG Student Reader in PDF form for either Unit 5 or Unit 6.

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About CKHG

Core Knowledge History and Geography™ (CKHG) is a comprehensive program in world and American history and geography, integrating topics in civics and the arts. CKHG helps students build knowledge of the diverse civilizations, cultures, and concepts specified in the Core Knowledge Sequence.

CKHG Student Readers offer engagingly written text with many color illustrations, maps, vocabulary sidebars, and a glossary. In general, the content and presentation in CKHG Student Readers for Grades 3-5 are appropriate for young readers from the upper elementary grades through middle school (Lexile levels 650 – 980).

Using CKHG in the Classroom

  • For Social Studies: Used in their recommended sequence, CKHG materials can form the basis of an engaging Social Studies program that builds historical and geographical knowledge and skills grade by grade.
  • For Language Arts: You can also use CKHG to integrate content-rich nonfiction into your Reading/Language Arts lessons. CKHG objectives are correlated with the Common Core English Language Arts standards, which call for increased reading of nonfiction informational texts.

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Paperback
6.7 in. W x 9.6 in. H
71 pages

ISBN: 978-1-68380-292-1

SKU: CKHGEONASR
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