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Ancient Civilizations (Discovering Our Past) Ц Student Edition + WBs (2006)

 
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Ancient Civilizations (Discovering Our Past) is a California middle school world history program organized chronologically, and co-authored by National Geographic and Jackson Spielvogel. The textbook's engaging narrative and outstanding visuals transport students back in time. As co-author, National Geographic ensures that students understand the influence of geography on historical events. The result is a standards-based program with important geography skills embedded in every lesson.
Reading age for native speakers: 6th grade students

CONTENTS

A Guide to the California Standards
Correlation to the California Standards
Previewing Your Textbook
Scavenger Hunt
Reading Skills Handbook
Reference Atlas
Geography Handbook
Tools of the Historian

Unit 1: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Israel
Chapter 1: The First Civilizations
Chapter 2: Ancient Egypt and Kush
Chapter 3: The Ancient Israelites

Unit 2: India, China, and the Americas
Chapter 4: Early India
Chapter 5: Early China
Chapter 6: The Ancient Americas

Unit 3: The Greeks and Romans
Chapter 7: The Ancient Greeks
Chapter 8: Greek Civilization
Chapter 9: The Rise of Rome
Chapter 10: Roman Civilization
Chapter 11: The Rise of Christianity

Appendix
- What is an Appendix?
- Skillbuilder Handbook
- California Standards Handbook
- Glossary
- Spanish Glossary
- Gazetteer
- Index
- Acknowledgments and Photo Credits

NB: For some reason, 4 out of the 625 pages are not displayed properly: Page xv, the first page of chapter 3, and of the English and Spanish Glossary respectively are blank pages.

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