Understanding Turkey Today, 1st Edition

  • Alicia Klepeis
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286720
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286723
  • DDC: 956.1
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Understanding Turkey Today is an accurate and contemporary presentation that explores the Middle Eastern nation of Turkey with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle. The book is written in an easy-to-read enjoyable narrative form for elementary readers grades 3-6. The Turkey title includes a native recipe and craft for students to create. Elementary students are encouraged to consider evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. Series titles have been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
1: Turkey—A Day in the Life.
2: City and Country Life in Turkey.
3: The People of Turkey.
4: Culture in Turkey.
5: History and Government.
6: Current Issues in Turkey.
7: Turkey in the Global Community.
Turkish Recipe: Menemen.
Turkish Craft: Ebru (Marbled Paper).
What You Should Know about Turkey.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.