qExploring the United Statesq through Literature describes the best of current print and nonprint materials teachers can use with their students to study individual states. Each volume covers a different geographic area and presents selected materials that represent the uniquely rich and varied history, diversity, geography, industries, resources, famous people, and contemporary culture of each state in that region. Much more than a series of detailed bibliographies, the volumes in the qExploring the United States through Literatureq series also describe classroom-tested activities that directly relate to each source.A rhyming text describes animal inhabitants of the imaginary town of Gazink, Texas. ... human beings; they then can create fictitious critters of their own and write a poem about the behaviors based on the analyses made. ... students can choose the character they consider to be most courageous and create an acrostic using either the word aquot;courageousaquot; or ... newspapers stating facts and opinions about environmental issues, and research endangered species of their immediate area.
|Title||:||Exploring the Southwest States Through Literature|
|Author||:||Patricia Tipton Sharp|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1994|