We can learn much about ancient cultures from the art they left behind. This series focuses on how art and architecture from a distinct period reflect life at the time, and how we can use the surviving art to understand how people used to live. It also explains how history shaped the art. Stunning photography and a multitude of fascinating facts enliven each title.
The journeys of real immigrants form the backdrop for this series about ethnic cultures that have flourished in America. Beginning with life in the home country, each book details the experience of coming to the United States, beginning school and work, and settling down with family. Along the way are details about the culture, including traditional pastimes and celebrations. Each book ends with an American story as readers discover how the immigrant has flourished in a new country.
This series offers comprehensive coverage of countries around the world. The emphasis of this series will be on up to date, recent information, current affairs, and newsworthy entries. The design is modern, with contemporary, glossy photographs and clear maps and charts. Each book will offer complete coverage of one country, including sections on society, geography, culture, peoples, history, size, neighbors, economy, government, foreign language vocabulary, recipes, flags etc.
Crucial eras and events in American history are brought to life through primary resources in this high interest series written especially for less able readers. The personal struggles of the people making history guide the reader through each book. Background knowledge of the subject matter is incorporated into the text and vocabulary is defined at the point of use. The books use clear, predictable text structures and have been leveled by a literacy expert to ensure accessibility.
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This fully revised edition covers the key concepts in Office Administration and detailed guidance for school-based assessment(SBA), along with short accessible units of study and extensive end-of-chapter activities.