Spectrum Geography, Grade 6: The World

Spectrum Geography, Grade 6: The World

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Overview

The Spectrum® Geography: World Workbook for sixth grade features 128 pages of colorful illustrations and informational text that help strengthen comprehension and explore important aspects of geography.

Aligned to current state standards, this workbook is ideal for test preparation as it guides students through concepts such as early human migration, world religions, current events, ecoregions, map skills, and more. A glossary is provided to strengthen important vocabulary and an answer key is included to help parents and teachers accurately monitor students’ skill mastery.

The best-selling Spectrum series is a favorite of parents and teachers because it’s carefully designed to be both effective and engaging––the perfect building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483813035
Publisher: Carson Dellosa Education
Publication date: 01/05/2015
Series: Spectrum Geography Series
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 90,141
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 11 Years

Table of Contents

Ancient Civilization
Lesson 1
When the World Was Frozen2
Using Special-Purpose Maps4
The Impact of the Environment6
Lesson 2
Angry Waves8
Using a Legend to Identify Ocean Depth10
Creating a Tsunami12
Materials
Cardboard
Paper
Clay
Papier-mache
Styrofoam
Markers
Crayons
Colored pencils
Construction paper
Box
Flat board
Ancient Europe (Greece and Rome)
Lesson 3
Onward, March!14
Reading Historical Maps16
The Significance of Xenophobia18
Materials
Ruler
String
Lesson 4
And the Winner Is20
Comparing Maps of Different Time Periods22
When Carthage Was Wealthy24
Materials
Markers
Crayons
Colored pencils
The Growth of Europe
Lesson 5
Europe's Cities26
Using a Map to Study City Locations28
A City on the Rise30
Lesson 6
Europe's Rivers32
Using a Map to Learn About Rivers34
A Rave River Review36
Modern Europe and the Rise of the Soviet Union
Lesson 7
Two for One38
Using a Physical Map to Compare Continents40
Continent Combo?42
Lesson 8
The Pearl of Siberia44
Using Maps to Compare Lakes46
Lake Effects48
Materials
Ruler
Middle East and North Africa
Lesson 9
The World of Islam50
Locating Islamic Countries on a Map52
Islam--A Television Special54
Materials
Crayons
Markers
Colored pencils
Index cards
Posterboard
Lesson 10
The Strait Story56
Locating Features on a Map58
A Strait Visit60
Materials
Crayons
Markers
Colored pencils
Africa South of the Sahara
Lesson 11
Desert Diary62
Using a Map to Help Plan a Trip Route64
Picturing the Desert66
Materials
Markers
Colored pencils
Crayons
Ruler
String
Posterboard
Lesson 12
A Fishy Story68
Using a Map to Identify Resources in an Area70
Creating a Food Chain or Web72
Materials
Posterboard
Drawing or construction paper
Paint
Markers
Clay
Papier-mache
Glue
Scissors
South Asia
Lesson 13
Japan Closes Its Doors74
Using Maps to Study How Location Helped a Country Isolate Itself76
Advising the Shogun78
Lesson 14
The Monsoon Season80
Using a Map to Link Elevation, Climate, and Vegetation82
Living with Monsoons84
Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Australia
Lesson 15
A Location Situation86
Using a Map to Look at a Country's Location, Land Area, and Management88
Four "Little Tigers"90
Lesson 16
Diversity in the Pacific Islands92
Using a Map to Determine Distance, Direction, and Time94
The Sum of Island Parts96
North, South, and Central America
Lesson 17
Defining Regions98
Using Maps to Understand Different Ways of Defining Regions100
New Nations' Capitals102
Lesson 18
Connecting Oceans104
Using a Map to See How Technological Advances Affect Travel Time106
Planning a New Canal108
Materials
Ruler
String
Almanac110
Glossary134
Index138
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Spectrum Geography, Grade 6: The World 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is more of a textbook than a workbook but, a fantastic workbook.