Geography Matters

Profiles From History: Volume 1

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Profiles from History takes a fresh look a familiar faces. Along with beautiful illustrations and fascinating stories, this book encourages children to think about the motivations of twenty historical figures. Activities and discussion questions help students recognize the effect these individuals have had on history. Figures included are: Marco Polo; Johannes Gutenberg; William Bradford; Squanto; Galileo; John Smith; Leonardo da Vinci; Pochahontas; William Shakespeare; Michelangelo; James Cook; George Frideric Handel; Benjamin Franklin; Meriwether Lewis and William Clark; Thomas Jefferson; Sacagawea; Mozart; Zebulon Pike; Francois Millet; Jesse Applegate. Profiles include a variety of fun activities such as crossword puzzles, word scrambles and sequencing. Timeline figures add depth and perspective. Make learning personal and memorable with Profiles from History. Grade Level: 3rd - 5th. Paperback, 208 pages.