Seed Learning's World History Readers is a six-level non-fiction series specifically designed to prepare young learners for future study of academic material in English. The books include exciting and informative accounts of historical people and events.
Provide informative and engaging accounts of historical figures and events
Allow learners to develop their reading fluency through extensive reading practice
Present strictly controlled vocabulary over the graded levels of the series
Include comprehension questions in each reader to encourage learner accountability
Explain subject-specific terms related to the readers' topic
1-1 Calendars and the history of Time
How did a year become defined as 365 days?
How can it be morning in one country and afternoon in another country?
Can we go back in time?
In Calendars and the history of Time, students will find the answers to these questions and much more. Students will read about calendars from all over the world and how they got started.
Word Count563 words
The series includes 60 books at 6 levels of difficulty ranging from 800 to 2500 headwords and has been developed specifically for younger learners and early teens.