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Written by Ann Heinrichs
Part of Series: Enchantment of the World™


ISBN: 978-0-531-22017-7

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Founded centuries ago, the country of Sweden has long enjoyed a reputation for peace and prosperity. Readers will dive into the incredible history of this Scandinavian nation, from its founding to its position in the modern world. They will also explore Swedish culture, tour the country’s most breathtaking sights, and get a close look at the local plants and wildlife.
Item #: 625639
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
Dewey #: 948.5
Guided Reading Level: Y
Lexile Level: 960L
AR Quiz #: 164724
AR Points: 3.0
ATOS Level: 7.0
  • 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.