- Perfect for school reports on Costa Rica.
- Fits well into geography and social studies curricula.
- An original country map with labels that match the text is included.
- Includes an index, a glossary, and "For Further Reading" section with related books and web sites to encourage students to explore.
National Social Studies Standards, Grades K-4
- Culture: I
- Describes ways in which language, stories, folktales, etc., serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture.
- People, Places, and Environments: III
- Interpret, use, and distinguish various representations of the earth, such as maps, globes, and photographs.
- Global Connections: IX
- Explore ways that language, art, music, belief systems, and other cultural elements may facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding.
- Time, Continuity, and Change: II
- Demonstrate an ability to use correct vocabulary associated with time such as past, present, future, and long ago; identify examples of change; recognize examples of cause and effect relationships.
- Power, Authority, and Governance: VI
- Give examples of how government does or does not provide for the needs and wants of people.
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