Skill Sharpeners: Geography - Grade 6

Skill Sharpeners: Geography - Grade 6

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Item #: 006552
ISBN: 9781629384733
Grades: 6

Product Description:

Covers the study of wind currents and storm patterns, the study of radar as well as hurricanes and typhoons; the principles of astronomy; the importance of trees and water to the earth; the special places on earth such as the Galapagos Islands; the principles of city planning and environmental research; and some practical uses for geography.

Publisher Description:

Skill Sharpeners: Geography engages your child in exploring the world while learning important map skills and geography concepts. The cross-curricular activities integrate the most current geography standards.

Each geography topic includes nonfiction reading selections, comprehension questions, vocabulary practice, writing prompts, and authentic activities that bring the concepts to life. These activities invite your child to be creative while using higher-order thinking skills.

The reading selections and activities take students beyond basic geographic understandings and into unique ecosystems, biomes, places and regions, histories, cultures, and social movements within our world. Students make personal connections to their learning by completing expository and creative writing activities as well as hands-on geography projects.


Engaging concepts covered include:

  • Storms on Earth
  • Special places on Earth
  • Iceland
  • Unique trees
  • Death Valley and deserts
  • Landform maps
  • Colliding plates
  • Altitudes
  • Immigration
  • Angel Island
  • UNESCO
  • Dealing with water
  • Scuba diving
  • Sea pirates
  • Sea travel


Includes answer key.

Category Description for Skill Sharpeners: Geography:

Designed for at-home practice, review and enrichment, this series will help students learn important map skills and geography concepts. Each full-color, consumable workbook supports grade-appropriate standards in key subject areas, and includes useful hands-on projects/activities and written practice. The back of each workbook includes a helpful answer key. Featuring simple organization and larger print, this series is suitable for young students. 144 pgs, pb. ~ Mike




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade
6
ISBN
9781629384733
EAN
023472037466
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Evan-Moor
Weight
0.9 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.88" x 8.38" x 0.38"
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My son loves Geography and has completed Evan-Moor's Daily Geography Practice series. This offering from them looks even more interesting and informative.
nancy s on Aug 17, 2018
My son loves Geography and has completed Evan-Moor's Daily Geography Practice series. This offering from them looks even more interesting and informative.
nancy s on Aug 17, 2018
Part of our focus this year will be geography. I like the format of the Skill Sharpeners.
Jacque R on Aug 4, 2018
Part of our focus this year will be geography. I like the format of the Skill Sharpeners.
Jacque R on Aug 4, 2018
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Nice slight change of pace
We used this company's Daily Geography Practice and it was quite repetitive from year to year. Their Skill Sharpeners covers a greater variety of information and has attractive maps and charts.
September 18, 2018
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1 year ago

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