Synopses & Reviews
Based on the five themes described in the National Geography Standards, teachers of grades 3-6 will find a wealth of activities inspired by the best fiction and nonfiction books for children about the United States, Mexico and Canada. A detailed introduction provides an overview of the standards, suggestions for year-long projects, and recommendations for evaluation. Illustrations.
Discovering Geography of North America with Books Kids Love uses favorite and well-known books to help students learn more about geography.
About the Author
Carol J. Fuhler completed her doctorate in education at Northern Illinois University. She teaches social studies, children's literature, and writing at the Center for Excellence at Northern Arizona University. She is the author of numerous articles, book reviews, and other publications.