The World and Its People 2005

Grade Levels: 6-9
A middle school program co-authored by National Geographic, The World and Its People introduces students to an enriched view of the interrelationships of geography, history, economics, government, citizenship, and current events - in one compelling package.

About the Program

Suitable for World Geography or World Cultures classes, a strong geographic thread is interwoven with history, government, economics and culture to analyze different regions of the world and issues facing the regions. The World and Its People is available as a full survey or Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Russia and Eastern Hemisphere.

Features:

  • Connect your students with their world through in-depth coverage of major contemporary issues with TIME Magazine using stories, activities, and highlights
  • Ensure reading success with a wealth of features. Built-in, research-based active reading strategies enable
    students of every ability level to read, learn, and understand the content.
  • Organize your program activities by the way you teach with Unit Resources. Each unit book includes multiple opportunities for review, assessment, and enrichment with hands-on and skill activities.
  • Enhance reading, writing, and study skills with Foldables™. Foldables are unique student-made, three-dimensional graphic organizers that help students learn, retain, and review important information and concepts.
  • Give students a global perspective with National Geographic’s journalists, photographers, and cartographers.

Program Components

  • Social Studies, Foods Around the World
    Social Studies, Foods Around the World
  • The World and Its People, ExamView® Pro Testmaker CD-ROM
    The World and Its People, ExamView® Pro Testmaker CD-ROM
  • The World and Its People, MindJogger Videoquiz, DVD
    The World and Its People, MindJogger Videoquiz, DVD
  • The World and Its People, Outline Map Resource Book
    The World and Its People, Outline Map Resource Book
  • The World and Its People, Presentation Plus! CD-ROM, Mac
    The World and Its People, Presentation Plus! CD-ROM, Mac
  • The World and Its People, Presentation Plus! CD-ROM, Win
    The World and Its People, Presentation Plus! CD-ROM, Win
  • The World and Its People, Teacher Classroom Resources
    The World and Its People, Teacher Classroom Resources
  • The World and Its People, TeacherWorks  CD-ROM
    The World and Its People, TeacherWorks CD-ROM
  • The World and Its People, Vocabulary PuzzleMaker CD-ROM
    The World and Its People, Vocabulary PuzzleMaker CD-ROM
  • The World and Its People: Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Russia, Graphic Novel
    The World and Its People: Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Russia, Graphic Novel
  • Social Studies, Middle School Writing Process Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
    Social Studies, Middle School Writing Process Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
  • Social Studies, World Cultures Transparencies, Strategies and Activities
    Social Studies, World Cultures Transparencies, Strategies and Activities
  • The World and Its People, Active Reading Note-Taking Guide, Answer Key
    The World and Its People, Active Reading Note-Taking Guide, Answer Key
  • The World and Its People, Activity Workbook, Teacher Annotated Edition
    The World and Its People, Activity Workbook, Teacher Annotated Edition
  • The World and Its People, Daily Focus Skills Transparencies
    The World and Its People, Daily Focus Skills Transparencies
  • The World and Its People, Graphic Organizer Transparencies, Strategies and Activities
    The World and Its People, Graphic Organizer Transparencies, Strategies and Activities
  • The World and Its People, Quizzes, Test, and Performance Assessment
    The World and Its People, Quizzes, Test, and Performance Assessment
  • The World and Its People, Spanish Guided Reading Activities
    The World and Its People, Spanish Guided Reading Activities
  • The World and Its People, Spanish Quizzes and Tests
    The World and Its People, Spanish Quizzes and Tests
  • The World and Its People, Spanish Reading Essentials and Study Guide, Answer Key
    The World and Its People, Spanish Reading Essentials and Study Guide, Answer Key
  • The World and Its People, Spanish Reteaching Activities
    The World and Its People, Spanish Reteaching Activities
  • The World and Its People, Spanish Summaries
    The World and Its People, Spanish Summaries
  • Social Studies, Middle School Reading and Study Skills Foldables®
    Social Studies, Middle School Reading and Study Skills Foldables®
  • The World and Its People, Active Reading Note-Taking Guide, Student Workbook
    The World and Its People, Active Reading Note-Taking Guide, Student Workbook
  • The World and Its People, Activity Workbook, Student Edition
    The World and Its People, Activity Workbook, Student Edition
  • The World and Its People, Interactive Tutor Self-Assessment CD-ROM
    The World and Its People, Interactive Tutor Self-Assessment CD-ROM
  • The World and Its People, Reading Essentials and Study Guide, Student Workbook
    The World and Its People, Reading Essentials and Study Guide, Student Workbook
  • The World and Its People, Spanish Reading Essentials and Study Guide, Student Workbook
    The World and Its People, Spanish Reading Essentials and Study Guide, Student Workbook
  • The World and Its People, Student Edition
    The World and Its People, Student Edition
  • The World and Its People, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
    The World and Its People, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
  • The World and Its People: Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Russia, Standardized Test Practice Workbook, Student Edition
    The World and Its People: Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Russia, Standardized Test Practice Workbook, Student Edition
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Research Base

  • The World and Its People Research Base
    Research conducted on The World and Its People in schools across the United States using quantitative and qualitative methods was collected and compiled to support the effectiveness of The World and Its People in classrooms. Research methods used include focus groups, teacher discussion groups, and classroom visits. Summaries of this data are also included in this booklet. The section entitled Research on the Elements of an Effective Textbook includes independent research on reading, learning styles, and geography and cartography. The section entitled Research on the Effectiveness of Glencoe’s Social Studies Textbooks includes both quantitative and qualitative research based on independent studies conducted with classroom teachers.