We Visit Singapore

We Visit Singapore

by John Bankston

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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We Visit Singapore takes middle school students on a wonderful journey to the Asian country of Singapore. The book is written in a lively and interesting style that makes Singapore come alive. The title contains Singapore's history, geography, conflicts, culture, religions, politics, economy, and most importantly contemporary life in the country today. The country's vital statistics, timeline, place in the world, and a native recipe and craft are included. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612284842
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/30/2014
Series: Your Land and My Land Series: Asia
Pages: 63
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Singapore Overview 9

Where in the World Is Singapore? 14

Facts at a Glance 15

2 Early Visitors 17

3 The Europeans Arrive 21

4 Raffles Neighborhoods 25

5 The Rise of Singapore 33

6 Celebrate! 41

7 Singapore People to Know 45

8 Singapore Today 51

Singapore Recipe: Chili Crab 56

Singapore Craft: Sarong 57

Timeline 58

Chapter Notes 59

Further Reading 60

Books 60

On the Internet 60

Works Consulted 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

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