Longman Social Studies

Longman Social Studies

By: Lee Ann Lawlor (author), Julie Mariscal (author)Paperback

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Longman Social Studies prepares students in grades 6-12 for success in a standards-based social studies program with a broad overview of World and American history. All activities are specifically geared to students in the early stages of English language acquisition, and help build content knowledge, skills, and learning strategies. Special offer: Take advantage of our special offer: get the Longman Social Studies Student Book and Workbook for only $44.95. That's 25% off the regular price of these two books combined. Click here for details. Features * For beginning to high beginning English language learners. *"Getting Started" unit introduces the concept of social studies, including * history and geography, and provides an introduction to the past tense. * Reading strategies are explicitly taught and modeled throughout the lessons. * Social studies skills, such as reading and interpreting maps, timelines, charts, and graphs are taught and recycled throughout each lesson. * Vocabulary building activities and glossaries help students access and build mastery of the content. * Unit Review provides additional practice, extension projects, further reading suggestions, and a modeled Writing Workshop.

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Contents

Getting Started: INTRODUCTION What Is Social Studies? History Geography Economics Government The Five Themes of Geography Location Region Place Movement Interaction Geographic Terms Globes and Maps Globes Maps Physical Maps Political Maps Using Timelines, Charts, and Graphs Timelines Charts Graphs Using Primary Sources Reading Social Studies Reading Strategies Unit 1: EARLY CIVILIZATIONS Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Preview Using Visuals: Use a Timeline Reading1 The Stone Age The Ice Age Early Farmers The Bronze Age Mesopotamia Primary Source: Cuneiform The Phoenicians Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Predict Using Visuals: Use a Timeline Reading2 Ancient Egypt Profile: Hatshepsut Ancient Nubia Ancient China Ancient Persia Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Make a Plan Unit 2: THE CLASSICAL WORLD Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Visualize Using Visuals: Use a Map Key Reading1 The End of Egypt Early Greek Cities Greek Life Sparta Macedonia Profile: Alexander the Great Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Ask Questions Using Visuals: Use the Compass Rose Reading2 The Beginning of Rome Life after Caesar Primary Source: Roman Writing The Fall of the Roman Empire The Byzantine Empire The Muslim Empire Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Write a Paragraph Unit 3: THE MIDDLE AGES Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Monitor Comprehension Using Visuals: Read a Map Reading1 The Byzantine and Muslim Empires Primary Source: The Battle of Maldon Charlemagne The Manor System The Crusades The Growth of Cities Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Understand Chronological Order Using Visuals: Use a Map Scale Reading2 China in the Middle Ages The Mongol Empire Profile: Marco Polo Japan in the Middle Ages Early Civilizations of the Americas Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Make an Outline Unit 4: THE RENAISSANCE Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content ReadingStrategy: Reread Using Visuals: Use Physical Maps Reading1 East Meets West Italian Renaissance Primary Source: Leonardo da Vinci The Printing Press The Reformation Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Use Selective Attention Using Maps: Different Types of Maps Reading2 Portuguese Exploration Spanish Exploration Spanish Conquests The Enlightenment Profile: Galileo Gallilei Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Write a First Draft Unit 5: EARLY UNITED STATES Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Use What You Know Using Visuals: Read a Chart Reading1 The New World The English Colonists Pilgrims and Puritans The French and Indian War Primary Source: Olaudah Equiano Southern Plantations Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Look for Cause and Effect Using Visuals: Read a Chart Reading2 American Independence The Boston Tea Party The War for Independence The Declaration of Independence Profile: Thomas Jefferson The United States Constitution Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Write a Three-Paragraph Essay Unit 6: A NEW NATION Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast Using Visuals: Use a Graph Reading1 The First Presidency Settlers and Explorers Westward Movement The Abolitionists Profile: Harriet Tubman Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Draw Conclusions Using Visuals: Read a Graph Reading2 The Civil War Reconstruction The Reservation System Primary Source: Chief Joseph The Industrial Age Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Revise a Three-Paragraph Essay Unit 7: THE MODERN WORLD Lesson 1 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Summarize Building Research Skills: Use Print Resources Reading1 The Progressive Era World War I The Great Depression World War II Primary Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt's Speech Review and Practice Lesson 2 Before You Read Vocabulary Social Studies Skills Content Reading Strategy: Understand Fact and Opinion Building Research Skills: Use Technology Resources Reading2 Democracy vs. Communism The Cold War The Vietnam Era Profile: Martin Luther King Jr. The Soviet Union Breaks Up Central and Latin America Asia Africa The Gulf Wars and Terrorism Review and Practice Unit Review Writing Skills Edit and Publish a Three-Paragraph Essay Pronunciation Guide Understanding the Past Tense Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/06/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780131930254
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780131930254
  • weight: 809
  • ISBN10: 0131930257

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