Nystrom Education

MAP AND GLOBE SKILLSBuild strong geography skills and apply them to the U.S. regions


Nystromís Exploring Where & Why, Grade 4

Strengthen social studies and geography chops by examining the regions of the United States. Fourth graders are challenged to apply what they have learned to study maps and the economic success of their country and compare to the rest of the world. This complete core curriculum includes solutions for all ages and learning styles so every student can succeed.

Join the Junior Geographers as they navigate students through the atlas by making observations and posing challenging questions. Engaging components such as raised-relief maps and globes make social studies interactive and provide a balance of skills and concepts. A companion library of trade books and activities reinforces literacy while involving students in relevant topics. A Spanish-language version of this program is also available.

  • 30 Junior Geographer atlases that help students explore regions of the United States. Index. Glossary. 88 pages. 8½"x 11".
    Sample pages from the atlas

  • 1 teacher's guide with 294 pages of step-by-step lesson plans based on national and state standards, and with photocopy masters for reproducible handouts
    Sample pages from the guide

  • 15 information literacy lessons that come in two versions: with or without correlations to Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
  • 1 literacy library with 12 age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction trade books and cross-curricular activities that expands the curriculum while developing literacy skills
  • 9 nine-inch globes (with cradle mounts) emphasizing the continents and their labeled countries
  • 30 laminated, markable, double-sided desk maps (18"h x 19"w), 15 political, 15 physical, each with the U.S. and the world on opposite sides, and all with inset thematic mapsr
    Sample images of the maps

  • 9 markable raised-relief maps showing a 3-D physical map of the U.S.
  • 30 fine-tip markers
  • 1 cart to organize and store all components
  • Digital package with downloadable teacher's guide, Junior Geographer Atlas, interactive mapping tools, and outline maps

506-NRE1C4 215-MR991 3066-261D 26MGSLB 930-AJG 9AJG 2MGS500 Nystrom

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
NYS5331-WBNYS COMPLETE PROGRAM (Literacy lessons) $1,710.00
N2MGSL-WBNYS 9780782512458 Additional literacy library $175.00

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