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Reading Level: Grades 5-6
Interest Level: Grades 5-9


Page Count: 48
Trim Size: 7 x 9
Dewey: 320 – 323
Series GRL: X, Y, Z
Correlation with National Curriculum:
CCS RI 5.1–4, 5.8; 6.1–8; 7.1–6, 7.8; 8.1–8
NCSS 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10


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Focus on Current Events Set 2

Having a solid understanding of current events is more important than ever. This timely series explores some of the most high-profile topics in today’s news. Each book offers a history of the topic, an analysis of the people and events that shaped it, and an overview of the debates surrounding the topic. Each book also includes a table of contents, two infographics, informative sidebars, two Case Study special features, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers series is at the Voyager level, aligned to reading levels of grades 5-6 and interest levels of grades 5-9.

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