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Written by Nel Yomtov


ISBN: 978-0-531-22014-6

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Originally founded as a Spanish colony, Costa Rica is today one of the most stable and prosperous countries in Central America. Readers will trace Costa Rica’s history from the arrival of its first inhabitants to its modern-day successes. They will also get a close look at the country’s stunning natural beauty and cultural traditions.
Item #: 625632
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
Dewey #: 972.86
Guided Reading Level: Y
Lexile Level: 1060L
AR Quiz #: 164717
AR Points: 3.0
ATOS Level: 7.9
  • 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.