Cengage - World Windows 1-3
National Geographic LEVEL: beginning
World Windows is a nonfiction reading series which helps students build language skills and
learn about the world around them. This three-level course is designed for emergent readers and
features a rich variety of National Geographic images and content. Through topics as diverse as
earth science and economics, students will be exposed to a wide variety of text types, structures,
Each reader is accompanied by a full-color workbook with activities and exercises to reinforce
their learning. A multi-ROM is also available and features an interactive version of the reader and
many more exercises.
► Introduces students to a variety of text types commonly used in nonfiction texts – recount,
informational, persuasive and procedural.
► Nonfiction can be more challenging than fiction because there is more than one way to
organize a nonfiction text. You can find the following text structures in World Windows:
description/listing, sequence, compare & contrast, cause & effect and problem & solution.
► Nonfiction text features support or add information in the main text. World Windows
introduces students to a wide range of text features, including: table of contents, captions,
charts, diagrams, flow charts, glossary, graphs, heading, illustrations, index, introduction,
labels, magnifications, maps, picture sequences, pronunciation guides, sidebars, tables and
► Each reader in the series focuses on a particular comprehensive strategy to improve
students’ reading skills: identify main idea & details, classify, compare & contrast, identify
cause & effect, sequence, draw conclusions and predict outcomes.
Online Teacher’s Guides
Each level of science and social studies is accompanied by a Teacher’s Guide. Each Teacher’s
► Background information about content area
► Prereading instruction
► Vocabulary preview
► Teaching instruction and comprehension questions for each student book page
► Notable text structures, comprehension strategies, and text structures
► Workbooks answer key
► Worksheet answer key
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