World Cultures for grades 5-9
Your world, your voice, your FACES. FACES takes readers where no other publication goes. Around the world and back, young readers get an honest and unbiased view of how people in other countries and world regions live. From the clothes they wear to the foods they eat, readers get a glimpse into the way their peers live. Each issue takes readers to a different country or region, or explores a topic of global importance. Be a citizen of the world. Be a FACES reader.
In addition to robust nonfiction articles, here is a sampling of the regular features you’ll find in each issue of FACES magazine for grades 5-9:
- High 5: Relates the magazine’s theme to the 5 themes of geography
- Growing Up In: First person accounts of kids' daily lives around the world
- Critter Corner: Introduces readers to an animal related to the culture being studied
- Dear Tommy: A real cultural email exchange between kids
- Folktale: Exposes students to different genre while teaching about a culture
- Art Connection: Makes connections between art and culture
- Say What? Ask FACES! Face Facts: Activities, games, and contests
"FACES® gives young readers engaging and fun stories to read to learn about their world." - Sarah Witham Bednarz, Department of Geography, Texas A & M University
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Nigeria (May, 2013)
Product Code FAC1305
Nigeria, in western Africa bordering Benin, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, is a land of contrasts. It boasts tropical forests, swampland, semi-arid desert, mountains, and large areas of grassland. It is also a unique mix of many different languages, cultures, and economies.From its soulful cooking, to communicating with talking drums, to Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, you'll learn many things that you didn't know about this amazing country!