Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
A Message of Ancient Days

What Your Child is Learning in Unit 1: "The World Past and Present"

This unit prepares your child to begin a study of human history by examining three key ideas. The first key idea is that history shapes the present. The second key idea is that geography has always influenced how people live. The third key idea is that the ways people view the past continues to change.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 1 Peoples of Our World

Chapter 2 People and Places

Chapter 3 Learning About the Past


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