Daily Skill Building: World Geography & History Volume Three
Easy to Use Geography and History Curriculum for Grades 5 and Up
Our Daily Skill Building Series consists of open-and-go curriculum that includes everything you need for your students to work independently. There are no teacher’s guides necessary or additional books to buy!
Daily Skill Building: World Geography & History, Year Three is the third volume in a three-year curriculum.
It is a full-year world geography and history curriculum that explores 14 independent countries of Oceania, the 13 provinces and territories of Canada, Mexico and the 13 independent countries of the Caribbean, all 7 independent countries of Central America, all 12 independent countries of South America, Antarctica, and 23 dependent areas of the United Kingdom and France.
Engaging Geography and History Text
Daily Skill Building: World Geography & History, Volume Three is written to the student in a tone that is easy to read and comprehend.
You’ll find Canada, Latin America, Australia and Oceania, Antarctica, and some of the territories and dependencies in the world to be fascinating as we break it down into easy-to-digest nuggets of text to read each day.
People Groups and Cultures
Learn about different people groups including the Arawak, Carib, Polynesians, Māori, Samoans, Aztec, Inca, Maya, Algonquin, Cree, and many more.
Geography of Australia & Oceania, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central & South America, Antarctica, and More
We cover the landscapes of Australia and Oceania, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Antarctica, and 23 dependent areas of the United Kingdom and France.
We explore mountains and mountain ranges, deserts, rivers, other bodies of water, national parks, and more. Learn about climate, population, and other interesting geographical facts about these fascinating parts of the world.
Regions and Key Locations
Explore the smaller countries broken down into regions. Travel through fascinating locations such as the Canterbury Plains, Nullarbor Plain, Admiralty Islands, Avalon Peninsula, Canadian Shield, Gaspé Peninsula, Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles, and more.
Discover amazing landmarks such as the Great Barrier Reef, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Angel Falls, Cave of the Guácharo, Lake Maracaibo, Bridge of the Americas, Machu Picchu, and more.
People from the Past
Read about key people from the past, such as James Cook, Simón Bolívar, Tupac Amaru I, Atahualpa, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Pedro Álvares Cabral, Omar Torrijos Herrera, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, and many more.
Each unit begins with an overview of the geography of a country (or group of countries), province, territory, or location. The next part of each unit focuses on the history of the location. The unit ends with an opportunity for the student to complete a research paper about the country, province, territory, or location, or one of the places studied.
The core lessons include text to read about each location, comprehension questions to answer, and map work to complete. The history of each country from early times until modern is given.
There are 186 total lessons. Daily Skill Building: World Geography & History can be used as a 4-day or 5-day a week curriculum.
It includes everything you need to get started – no extra books to buy!
Reproducible Student Pages
Numerous additional activities are included that you can choose from to customize the curriculum to fit your student best. These include notebooking pages to record key information about topics such as:
- famous people in history
- rulers and kingdoms of history
- famous landmarks
- country studies
Timeline pages, flags of the world, additional maps, extension activities, and an answer key are also included.
Options are also included if you wish to use this course with your high school student.
Teacher helps such as a scope and sequence, lesson overview, and answer key are also provided.
The main text is 395 pages and can be viewed on the computer rather than printed. The Student Book & Answer Key is 703 pages, which includes all versions of optional activities and the answer key. Printing the entire book is not required.
Is this a notebook-style curriculum?
Daily Skill Building: World Geography & History works perfectly for the family who loves notebooking. This curricula is completely customizable and includes dozens of reproducible notebooking templates in various styles that you can use as you see fit.
- Instructions/How to Use
- Student Pages
- High School Option
- Scope and Sequence
- Reproducible Notebooking Page Templates
- Answer Key
All-inclusive: You do not need to purchase anything additional to use this curriculum.
Science Unit Companion
If you wish to add an animal and plant study to your curriculum, check out Discovering Plants and Animals of the World, Volume Three, which covers the same countries in the same order. A How To guide is also provided for completing both curricula together.