Understanding Afghanistan Today, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286755
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286754
  • DDC: 958.1
  • 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 Afghanistan Today is an accurate and contemporary presentation that explores the Middle Eastern nation of Afghanistan 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 Afghanistan 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.
Introduction: They will Bounce Back.
1: A Day in Mustala’s Life.
2: Natural Physical Features.
3: A Giant Battlefield.
4: Diverse Peoples Seek Unity.
5: Families, Women, and Children.
6: Religion as a Way of Life.
7: Literature, Arts, and Entertainment.
Afghanistan Recipe: Kabeli Pilau.
Afghanistan Craft: Paper Hamsa.
What You Should Know about Afghanistan.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.