Short, yet detailed sections are divided into general categories of language & literature, history & geography, visual arts, music, mathematics, and science. Sub-categories include many subjects that comprise the basic knowledge that a fifth-grade child should know. Clearly written, each topic is approximately a page in length and conveys interesting and challenging content. From Greek myths to Hull House, Napoleon to fractions, your fifth grader will receive a thorough sweep of knowledge critical for further success. 393 pages, softcover, indexed.
This updated edition includes new, vivid details in stories, an increased emphasis in history, and new color reproductions in the arts section.