World Cultures in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612287387
  • ISBN-13: 9781612287386
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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World Cultures in Perspective is a ten-title series which explores ten major world cultures (or groups of cultures) with a perspective on current issues. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the region's current culture. The series is written in a lively and interesting style that makes the specific region's culture come alive. Each title in the series contains the region's cultural history, beliefs, geography, food, religions, politics, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The series has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Caribbean Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612285988 | ISBN-13: 9781612285986)

Caribbean Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the cultures of the Caribbean with an emphasis on current cultures of the major regional countries. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Caribbean region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and contains the Caribbean region's languages, foods, music/dance, colonial history, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the region today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies for informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Brazilian Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612285996 | ISBN-13: 9781612285993)

Brazilian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Brazil with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Brazilian regions' current cultures. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and covers a variety of Brazilian regions including: northern Brazil, Amazon, Manaus, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo. The book presents languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Native Alaskan Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286003 | ISBN-13: 9781612286006)

Native Alaskan Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Alaska with an emphasis on current cultures. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Alaskan region's current cultures. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and discusses a variety of Alaskan peoples including the Yupik (Eskimo), Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Athabaskan, and Tsimsian. The book contains the Alaskan region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Louisiana Creole and Cajun Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286011 | ISBN-13: 9781612286013)

Louisiana Creole and Cajun Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Louisiana that have developed, with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes Louisiana's current cultures. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and contains the Louisiana region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the area today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Polynesian Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 161228602X | ISBN-13: 9781612286020)

Polynesian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of the large number of Polynesian islands and countries, with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Polynesian region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and contains the Polynesian region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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East Asian Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286038 | ISBN-13: 9781612286037)

East Asian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of East Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the East Asian region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains the East Asian region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286046 | ISBN-13: 9781612286044)

Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Southeast Asian region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains the Southeast Asian region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Israeli Culture in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286054 | ISBN-13: 9781612286051)

Israeli Culture in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different cultures of Israel with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Israeli current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style with a variety of Israeli cultural groups including: Sephardic Jews, Ashkenazic Jews, haredi Jews Ethiopian Jews, and Arabs. The book discusses the Israeli languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Islamic Culture in the Middle East in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286062 | ISBN-13: 9781612286068)

Islamic Culture in Perspective is an in-depth look at the cultures of Islam, with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains Islamic languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture around the world today. The series has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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North African Cultures in Perspective  (ISBN-10: 1612286070 | ISBN-13: 9781612286075)

North African Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of northern Africa with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the North African region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and discusses North African languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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