Now completely revised, this guide covers the basics of language arts, history and geography, visual arts, music, math, and science for fifth-grade students. A collection of American speeches, tales from around the world, math problems, and biographies of famous scientists add to the book's usefulness.
E. D. HIRSCH, JR., is professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and the author of The Schools We Need, The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy,and the bestselling Cultural Literacy. He is chairman of the board at the Core Knowledge Foundation and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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