Holt's new Medieval to Early Modern Times uses standards-based content and research-based reading instruction to teach middle grades world history. It creates a richer understanding of the mysteries of the past and their impact on today with stunning visuals and high-interest scenarios. The program ensures success for all learners and addresses standards by integrating the content and skills necessary to meet them.
Aligned with the standards, the Holt California Social Studies program is designed to inform, support, and motivate all California students to comprehend and master the History-Social Science Content Standards and Analysis Skills for Grades 6, 7 and 8. The primary objective of the program is to provide accurate, detailed content with a variety of perspectives. History is presented as a story well told with continuity and narrative coherence.
Standards-based content and research-based reading instruction ensure student mastery and comprehension
Instructional visuals and engaging text involve the students in the study of history, teach democratic ideals, and promote civic values
Reading Like a Historian teaches students how to investigate history by analyzing documents and images
Universal access provides a wide variety of resources and instructional strategies to meet the needs of all learners
Customizable multi-level assessment provides options to monitor students' progress effectively
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