What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe, is a six-book series that explores many fascinating topics from around the world and across history.
The stories in What a World cover a diverse range of high-interest topics, from biographical pieces to exploration of cultures in various historical and contemporary periods. Features Words that Go Together activities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together. Critical Thinking questions develop students' thiniking skills. Spelling and Punctuation activities provide basic rules and practice for essential skills. Internet activities build students' Internet research skills. Self-Tests help students and teachers assess progress. What a World Listening -- a 3-level complementary series -- explores parallel themes to What a World Reading as it develops students' communication skills.