Get Ready! for Social Studies : World History

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Overview

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP YOUR KIDS SUCCEED IN SOCIAL STUDIES

You know that how a child performs in the first six years of school has a profound influence on the rest of his or her life. That's why you're so eager to help your kids do the best they can in all the core subjects taught in grade school. Written by experts in primary school education, the Get Ready! for Social Studies series empowers you with the tools you need to help your grade-schoolers develop and hone the skills needed to perform at grade level, or better, in socialstudies related subjects.

The only comprehensive skill-building series of its kind, the Get Ready! for Social Studies series makes it easy for you to take a proactive role in your children's education and oversee their progress. Each grade-specific guide in this hands-on series corresponds to the content found in social studies curricula across the country. And each features expert tips, techniques, and practice exercises, in abundance, to bring students' classroom performance up to snuff, while also providing them with a head start in preparing for state-mandated tests.

Get Ready! for Social Studies: World History is arranged in chronological order from pre-history to the present day, illustrating the major developments throughout the world during every major time-period. Covering movements in art, science, technology, and progressions in human thought and philosophy, World History examines human interaction as well as historical events and major economic developments.

Only the Get Ready! for Social Studies series features:

  • Sample problems and practice exercises mirroring the content found in classrooms and on standardized tests
  • Creative techniques for helping kids master grade-appropriate concepts
  • Skill reviews after every section that help parents gauge kid's progress
  • Final tests to assess performance levels and identify areas that still need work
  • Tables of state-mandated tests

Other volumes in the Get Ready! for Social Studies series include:

Get Ready! for Social Studies: Book Reports, Essays, and Research Papers

Get Ready! for Social Studies: Civics, Government, and Citizenship

Get Ready! for Social Studies: Geography

Get Ready! for Social Studies: World History

Chapters include:

  • The World before Civilization
  • The First Civilizations (5000 b.c.  1200 b.c.)
  • Civilization Expands (1200 b.c. 500 b.c.)
  • The Classical World (500 b.c. a.d. 1)
  • Decline of the Ancient world (a.d. 1 a.d. 400)
  • Religious Empires (a.d. 400 1000)
  • New Social Orders (1000 1350)
  • A World Reborn (1350 1500)
  • The Sixteenth Century
  • Trade and Colonization (1600 1750)
  • Industry and Revolution (1750 1850)
  • The Triumph of Nationalism (1850 1907)
  • The World at War (1900 1950)
  • The Shrinking World (1950 present)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071377621
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 4/18/2002
  • Series: Get Ready for Social Studies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy White is President of Nancy White Communications, Inc., an independent developer and author of school projects. She is a member of the American Book Producers Association, the Author's Guild, and the National Council of Teachers of English.

Francine Weinberg has been an editor in educational publishing since 1967. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English and is the founder of Educational Lions, L.I.C.

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