Bring history to life for students in grades 5 and up using World Civilizations and Cultures! This 96-page book features reading selections and assessments that utilize a variety of questioning strategies such as matching true or false critical thinking and constructed response. Hands-on activities research opportunities and mapping exercises engage students in learning about the history and culture of civilizations around the world. For struggling readers the book includes a downloadable version of the reading selections at a fourth- to fifth-grade reading level. Aligned to Common Core State Standards NCSS standards and national and Canadian provincial standards.