US Culture through Infographics
From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics
Exploring the culture of the United States can be exhausting! You need to know about popular national pastimes (from ball fields to Broadway stages), different ethnic backgrounds of Americans (such as Navajo, Korean, and Somali), and what it means to live in a free country (know your rights!).
How can you make sense of all these facts and customs? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about US culture. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as:
• How have movies, jazz music, and other US art forms evolved over time?
• What are the best books written by American authors?
• Just how much time do Americans really spend watching TV?
The answers will help you feel at home!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.3|
Author: Nadia Higgins
Nadia Higgins is the author of 50-plus books for the school library market. She also worked as an editor in the industry for almost ten years. Many of her books have a science bent, though she's also written about pop stars, car art, and zombies. Nadia lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two young daughters.
Illustrator: Vic Kulihin
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Super Social Studies Infographics
Infographics require sophisticated data interpretation and present information that taps into students’ critical thinking skills. See how eye-catching “data art”—including timelines, graphs, maps, and more—can enhance the learning of key facts about history, geography,… View available downloads →