We Visit South Korea

We Visit South Korea

by Amie Leavitt

Hardcover(Library Binding)



We Visit South Korea takes middle school students on a wonderful journey to the Asian country of South Korea. The book is written in a lively and interesting style that makes South Korea come alive. The title contains South Korea'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: 9781612284811
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 Growing Up in South Korea 9

Where in the World Is South Korea? 14

Facts at a Glance 15

2 We Are Koreans! 17

3 Land of the Morning Calm 23

4 The Peninsula Is Split in Two 29

5 An Emerald Green Landscape 35

6 The Grand Tour 41

7 Having Fun! 47

8 K-Wave: Taking the World by Storm 53

South Korean Recipe: Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi Stew) 56

South Korean Craft: Sam Taegeuk Fan 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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