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Written by Nel Yomtov


ISBN: 978-0-531-22013-9

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Colonized by Spanish explorers in the 15th century, Colombia has since grown to become a powerful independent nation with one of the most successful economies in South America. Readers will closely examine the country’s history, people, and culture. They will also tour its incredible cities and trek into its beautiful natural landscapes.
Spring 2014 title. Publishes in February 2014.
Item #: 625630
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
  • Colorful photos provide breathtaking views of foreign cities and landscapes
  • Sidebars highlight especially interesting people, places, and events
  • Delicious, easy recipes give readers the opportunity to experience foreign cuisine firsthand
  • Fun facts and statistics are included for easy reference
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
READING:
  • Each text’s clear structure allows students to analyze how specific sentences, paragraphs, and portions of text relate to each other and the whole.
  • Maps, photos, and diagrams require student to integrate visual information to gain a comprehensive understanding
  • of the text.
WRITING:
  • Students can use the wealth of facts, quotations, and concrete details to write clear informative/explanatory essays.
  • With more than one Enchantment of the World book, students will be able to draw from multiple reliable sources for short research projects.
  • To effectively explain the text, students will have to use precise language and the domain-specific vocabulary they learned from the book.