National Geographic Global Issues
Bringing World Issues into Focus for All Students
GLOBAL Introducing Global Issues
The Global Issues series consists of 12 books at three reading levels, covering
the most important geographical and environmental issues of our time.
LEARNING GEOGRAPHIC 5th Grade Reading Level
6th-7th Grade Reading Level
8th Grade Reading Level
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• Three reading levels to reach every student
• Strengthening of middle school writing
• Engaging maps and visuals from National Geographic
• Nonfiction for middle school social studies, science
and language arts classes
• High-interest topics and dramatic photography
Introducing the Issue generates interest, explains an issue’s
global importance and provides essential information.
Water Resources Student Edition, pp. 4-5
Each level has two unique case studies.
Case Study One presents an in-depth
look at the issue in one area of the
world. Case Study Two examines the
same issue in a different part of the
An Essential Question gives students a
focus and purpose for studying the issue.
Water Resources Student Edition,
Spectacular photographs establish the geographic
context and portray the visual dimension of an area.
Key vocabulary terms appear in boldface type and
are defined in context. All of the words appear in the
Visual Glossary at the end of the book.