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Exploring Maps and World Mountains: CKHG Student Reader

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The first part of Exploring Maps and World Mountains explains geographical terms and concepts to help students use maps and globes effectively. The second part reinforces map skills while introducing major mountains and mountain ranges.

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.

QuantityDiscount
25 or more15% off

Exploring Maps and World Mountains is divided into two parts (corresponding to Unit 1 and Unit 2 for schools using the CKHG series in Sequence grade-level order). The first past explains geographical terms and concepts to help students use maps and globes effectively, including map symbols, keys, scales, and longitude and latitude. Students also learn about time zones, maps depicting elevation and depression, and the relationship between a three-dimensional globe and flat map. The second part of this book reinforces map skills while introducing major mountains and mountain ranges. Students explore the Himalayas and Urals in Asia; the Atlas Mountains in Africa; the Andes in South America; the Appalachians and Rockies in North America; and the Alps and Caucasus in Europe. Students also study the tallest mountains on each continent.

Related Components

  • Teacher Guide: with detailed lesson plans, activity page masters, additional activities, and assessments

Preview the Book

You may preview this book in its entirety by downloading the CKHG Student Reader in PDF form for either Unit 1 or Unit 2

Bundle Discounts

  • Exploring Maps and World Mountains Homeschool Set: 10% discount
    1 Student Reader
    1 Teacher Guide
    1 set of Timeline Cards
  • Exploring Maps and World Mountains Classroom Set: 15% discount
    25 Student Readers
    1 Teacher Guide
    1 set of Timeline Cards
  • Grade 4 World History Set: 25% discount
    For each of four CKHG titles:
    25 Student Readers
    1 Teacher Guide
    1 set of Timeline Cards (for all except Exploring Maps and World Mountains)
  • Grade 4 Complete Grade-Level Set: 25% discount
    For each of seven CKHG titles:
    25 Student Readers
    1 Teacher Guide
    1 set of Timeline Cards (for all except Exploring Maps and World Mountains)

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
100 pages

ISBN: 978-1-68380-259-4

SKU: CKHGEMSR
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