Tour a Country Learning about Other Lands and Peoples
Pack your bags and don’t forget to bring your camera! Tour a Country is a hands-on student course that provides an engaging introduction to world cultures and geography. This student course guides you and your child in researching different countries which have been selected for their historical, geographical, and cultural features. Your child will be “touring” a country each month and creating a travel brochure for each. By the end of the year your child will have completed eight travel brochures and have a passport brimming with exciting memories!
Each country tour includes: • Passport • Travel brochure • Twenty or more full-color images of native animals, historical people or places, Catholic shrines, and saints to be used in travel brochure • World map showing where in the world the country is located • Two colorful maps of the country • Words to Know • Weekly plan covering a month of directed studies: labeling important places and topography, exploring native animals, climate, special attractions, natural resources, important historical events or places, Catholic missionaries, and more • Enrichment activities including a list of historical fiction and discussion questions
“M Y daughter in her Indian dress. A land of gold and spice, king cobras and mongooses, and Mother Teresa who was so very nice. (She loves this study of the countries!)” —Margaret, NY
Over 175 full-color photos! 164 pgs. 8½"×11" Loose-leaf, 3-hole drilled. Pages are not reproducible; each student will need his own student course. Folding World Map recommended to complete the course (see below). TC $28.95
Folding World Map An amazing amount of information in one fold-out sheet of paper: Earth’s Top Ten; flags, population, and government of all countries; time zones; and a detailed, colored map of the world. 6"×9" folded, opens to 25"×16". WM $3.95
A perfect companion to Tour a Country !
Our Friends from Other Lands Our Friends from Other Lands provides more historical and cultural background for students using Tour a Country , even as it hones reading comprehension skills. See pg. 28 for more details. Softcover. 302 pgs. Spiral- bound for ease of use. FOL $29.95