Take students in grades 5–8 on a field trip without leaving the classroom using Exploring South America! This 48-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. Map projects and hands-on activities engage students in learning about the physical political and human geography of South America. For struggling readers the book includes a downloadable version of the reading selections at a fourth- to fifth-grade reading level. This book aligns with state national and Canadian provincial standards.