- Sports is always a hot topic with the male audience, but these books strive for equal coverage of women (where appropriate). Minority players are featured prominently wherever possible. - Features include m ni-bios on 5-7 players per sport (except for Extreme Sports, which is broken down by sport rather than player), photos, sidebars, fun facts, ...Read More- Sports is always a hot topic with the male audience, but these books strive for equal coverage of women (where appropriate). Minority players are featured prominently wherever possible. - Features include m ni-bios on 5-7 players per sport (except for Extreme Sports, which is broken down by sport rather than player), photos, sidebars, fun facts, a glossary, resources. - Exciting on-site photography and short, punchy text put the reader where the action is. CURRICULUM STANDARDS: Grades 5-8 Standards for Social Studies Culture - Compare similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures meet human needs and concerns. - Articulate implications of cultural diversity, and cohesion, within and across groups. Time, Continuity, & Change - Identify key concepts such as chronology, causality, change, and conflict to explain connections among patterns of historical change and continuity. - Develop critical sensitivities such as empathy and skepticism regarding attitudes, values, and behaviors of people in different historical contexts. Individual Development & Identity - Relate such factors as physical endowment and capabilities, learning motivation, personality, perception and behavior to individual development. - Identify the influence of perception, attitudes, values, and beliefs on personal identity. - Identify examples of stereotyping, conformity, and altruism. Individuals, Groups, & Institutions - Demonstrate understanding of role and status in describing the interactions of individuals and social groups. - Analyze group and institutional influences on people, events, and elements of culture.Read Less
Super fast shipping! Money back guarantee! This item is gently used in good or better condition. If it is a text book it may not have supplements. Big Hearted Books shares it's profits with schools, churches and non-profit groups throughout New England. Thank you for your support!
Fair. FREE TRACKING/DELIVERY CONFIRMATION ON ALL ORDERS! ! A used book that may have some cosmetic wear (i.e. shelf-wear, slightly torn or missing dust jacket, dented corner...) All text in great shape! Ships Safe, Secure, & Fast! 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE!
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.