Nystrom Education

OUR COUNTRY'S HISTORYDiscover where history happened to understand how history happened


Nystromís Exploring Where & Why, Grade 5

Linking history and geography—studying where things happened to understand how things happened—this complete program integrates the Nystrom Our Country's History atlas with activities plus markable activity maps and globes to presents history in small doses, sparking inquiry and helping students grasp content.


  • 30 Our Country's History atlases
    Sample pages from the atlas

  • A teacher's guide with 49 step-by-step lesson plans and reproducible handouts
    Sample pages from the guide

  • 15 additional information literacy lessons
  • 1 literacy library with 12 age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction trade books, plus cross-curricular activities
  • 6 markable nine-inch globes (with cradle mounts) showing the physical continents, almost unlabeled to facilitate hands-on markup activities
  • 15 laminated, markable, double-sided, foldout activity maps (19"h x 26"w) with the U.S. on one side and Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, and the world on the other
    Sample images of the maps

  • 6 markable raised-relief maps showing a 3-D physical map of the U.S.
  • 15 fine-tip markers
  • 1 cart to organize and store all components
A Spanish-language version of this program is also available.

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
NYS5332-WBNYS 9780782526622 COMPLETE PROGRAM $1,325.00
N2CHL-WBNYS 9780782512465 Additional literacy library $175.00

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