Synopses & Reviews
- Native language instruction in a core curriculum area
- Maps, including a black-and-white reproducible activity map
- Did You Know? fun fact boxes
- Two fact pages on each country's government, population, flag, and currency
- Glossary, Index
- Web sites for further information
Looking at THE UNITED STATES: Did you know that the United States is the third-largest country in the world, after Russia and Canada? Looking at the United States, you will see the majestic peaks of the Rocky Mountains, the flat prairies of the Midwest, and the historic harbors of the New England seacoast. Learn about life in the United States, from the Grand Canyon to the Great Lakes and from Thanksgiving turkeys to Fourth of July fireworks.