Mostly well done, but with some egregious mistakes that should have been caught in editing. I did so in order to encourage their interest in world history as they entered middle school. It inspired my love for the subject by revealing everything about history and reavealing the joy there is to reading the book and the subject. It reinforced what history I knew and taught me w This eBook is written to attract young readers. This might be the middle school study guide and it may have a great many things for American History however, based on the State that you are in, they may pay attention to some details more than others. I teach Middle School science and absolutely recommend this book as a good reference book for students.
At the end I felt like there were important facts missing and maybe a slightly skewed focus, but I don't know how to explain it in words. I love these kinds of books since they teach you a lot! Inside the reader will find every subject's key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in marker colors. Overall it is a great b I love history and I especially love easy to read reference books. Tracing the history of the Americas from prehistory through various wars to current times, this guide is all-inclusive and presents information in a fun, simple to digest format. We've insisted that they can apply themselves to become whatever they choose to in life.
Out of approximately 500 pages, I chose to read about Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook is geared to Middle School Students, but makes an excellent reference for adults as well. Explains each civilization or battle or even every in perfect detail. Overall this is amazing when you really are interested in history. Personally my favriot section is when the book talks about the Phoenicians. You could even use these books as the base of your curriculum. Some states teach some things while other states teach others. This is a great tool to both test your knowledge and study for tests.
The purpose of this book and the entire series is to be like a study guide to help students get better grades in school. My son loves them all and I really like them too. Politically, I have voted for both major parties and independents. The writing style is an outline with short paragraphs to briefly explain. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts. While no substitute to a well-written text book or for books on the individual subjects , it does serve as a good overview and review.
However, I am interested in how cultures, arts and science evolve, especially travelling in European countries. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. It inspired my love for the subject by revealing everything about history and reavealing the joy there is to reading the book and the subject. Great for students of if you're looking to fit spaces in your knowledge of world history. And quizzes to recap it all.
Ov I love this book because I explains in detail everything you need to now about world history. I thought this was an okay read. I love how each concept is broken down. I took a point off because the book is a bit biased. Thanks for making this book Michael Geisen! I would like to extend my thanks to netgalley. The book explains what those parts do and what they do to help the body. From the first civilizations to the modern era.
There are five books in all, and each is the only one book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English, and World History. The notes do not summarize the major competing theories for economics, social injustices, militarization, foreign policy or reforms of each time-period. There are good trivia questions like which President is the only one to have won all electoral votes, what does the S in Harry S. As a unschool family my middle school aged son uses these books whenever the topics coincide with the topics he's working on. After, they had headed to the ancient city of Mesopotamia.
American History is taught slightly different no matter where you live. A cliff-note version of bias which is rolled out as essential and basic fact. At the end I felt like there were important facts missing and maybe a slightly skewed focus, but I don't know how to explain it in words. I attended and earned degrees from three separate Universities. Great information, some I already knew and some I didn't I teach 5th and 6th grade American History. I bought this book, from Barnes and Noble, for my two 11-year-old daughters. Everything You Need to Ace Science.
I was given this eBook by Net Galley in return for an honest review. I would recommend this book to any new 6th grader, to get a head start in history class and enjoy it, just like I did. I was seriously shocked and disappointed. There are units on Colonial America; the Revolutionary War and the founding of a new nation; Jefferson and the expansion west; the Civil War and Reconstruction; and all of the notable events of the 20th century—World Wars, the Depression, the Civil Rights movement, and much more. Very graphically organized, lots of color, the text is chunked into easily readable passages. Maybe they'd page through it and pick out interesting facts.