Discovering Our Past: A History of the World brings the sweep of historical events into focus as people, issues and events come to life for today s students. The program includes a strong emphasis on building vocabulary as well as tools for developing strong reading skills. The print student edition is aligned to the revised NCSS/Thematic Strands and Common Core State standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies. The program focuses on critical concepts through Big Ideals, Essential Questions and Enduring Understandings.
Author: Robert J. Sharer, Genre: Archaeology, Total Page: 684, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages, ISBN: 155934041X
This introductory text surveys the techniques, methods and theoretical frameworks of contemporary archaeology. Coverage of method and theory resides in the context of an ideal research plan to explain what archaeologists do, how they conduct research, and how they use the results to construct our past. Integration of traditional and recent innovative approaches to archaeology provides a balanced scientific and humanistic perspective.