Our World

Bringing the World to the Classroom

Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall, Dr. Joan Kang Shin

  • American English
  • British English
  • CD-ROM
  • DVD
  • IWB
  • Audio
  • 1-4 contact hours a week
  • +5 contact hours a week

Our World is a six-level primary series in American English and British English, bringing age-appropriate National Geographic content to young learners of English.

Our World brings together fun and fascinating information about the real world, supported by stunning National Geographic images and video. It gives young learners of English the essential language, skills, and knowledge needed to understand their world – all while learning English.

 

Each level of Our World includes:

  • Language presentation and practice
  • Songs and games
  • Video activities
  • National Geographic Values and Mission pages
  • Collaborative project work, and much more!

27 Hours of video for young learners

Created especially for young learners of English, Our World Video is fully integrated into the Our World teaching and learning materials, with 30 fun-filled minutes of video for each unit that include:

  • Original songs
  • Language presentation and review
  • Games
  • National Geographic video
  • and Our World Reader Story Time

Technology that brings your classroom to life

A Classroom Presentation Tool DVD for each level integrates all the teaching resources, including video, songs, games, and language presentation, making it easy to bring the classroom to life!

myNGconnect.com is an online companion site for teachers and learners, and provides easy access to resources that support, reinforce, and build on the learning done in the classroom.

Professional development made easy

Dr. Joan Kang Shin, a respected trainer of young learner teachers in over 100 countries, and series editor for Our World, has designed a Professional Development program that helps teachers improve their classroom practice, and get the most out of Our World.

  • Using short videos of real classrooms and interviews with teachers from around the world, the program covers areas and topics such as:
  • Using video and technology in the classroom
  • Empowering young learners through real-world content
  • Storytelling
  • And much more!

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Our World Starter

  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World Starter: Class Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 130511907X | ISBN-13: 9781305119079)
  • Our World Starter: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD  (ISBN-10: 1305119088 | ISBN-13: 9781305119086)
  • Our World Starter: Lesson Planner with Class Audio CD, Assessment Audio CD, and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1305120841 | ISBN-13: 9781305120846)
  • Our World Starter: Picture Cards  (ISBN-10: 1305264320 | ISBN-13: 9781305264328)
  • Our World Starter: Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1305119045 | ISBN-13: 9781305119048)
  • Our World Starter: Workbook with Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1305120833 | ISBN-13: 9781305120839)

Our World 1

  • Our World 1-3: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView© (ISBN-10: 128560668X | ISBN-13: 9781285606682)
  • Our World 1: Video DVD (ISBN-10: 1133945139 | ISBN-13: 9781133945130)
  • Our World 1: Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133945112 | ISBN-13: 9781133945116)
  • Our World 1: Poster Set (ISBN-10: 113396267X | ISBN-13: 9781133962670)
  • Our World 1: Picture Cards (ISBN-10: 1305578929 | ISBN-13: 9781305578920)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World 1: Story Time DVD (ISBN-10: 128544597X | ISBN-13: 9781285445977)
  • Our World Readers: What’s in My Classroom? Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939236 | ISBN-13: 9781133939238)
  • Our World Readers: Where Are the Animals? Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939309 | ISBN-13: 9781133939306)
  • Our World Readers: We All Pull Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939406 | ISBN-13: 9781133939405)
  • Our World Readers: The Three Bears Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939430 | ISBN-13: 9781133939436)
  • Our World Readers: The Three Bears Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939457 | ISBN-13: 9781133939450)
  • Our World Readers: The Toys Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939465 | ISBN-13: 9781133939467)
  • Our World Readers: My Body, Your Body Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939562 | ISBN-13: 9781133939566)
  • Our World Readers: Little Red Hen is Cooking Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939570 | ISBN-13: 9781133939573)
  • Our World Readers: Too Many Animals Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939627 | ISBN-13: 9781133939627)
  • Our World 1: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (ISBN-10: 1133962769 | ISBN-13: 9781133962762)
  • Our World 1: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1133945104 | ISBN-13: 9781133945109)
  • Our World 1-3: Assessment Book with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1285455762 | ISBN-13: 9781285455761)
  • Our World 1: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1305861426 | ISBN-13: 9781305861428)
  • Our World Readers: What’s in My Classroom? (ISBN-10: 113359008X | ISBN-13: 9781133590088)
    Read the riddles. Find the classroom objects!
  • Our World Readers: Where Are the Animals? (ISBN-10: 1133730353 | ISBN-13: 9781133730354)
    Where is the frog? Is it on a leaf? A flower? Come explore a mountain and its many animals.
  • Our World Readers: We All Pull (ISBN-10: 1133730361 | ISBN-13: 9781133730361)
    A family wants the giant turnip in their garden. They work together to pull it out of the ground. They pull and pull and pull. Will that turnip ever come out? Read and find out
  • Our World Readers: The Three Bears (ISBN-10: 113373037X | ISBN-13: 9781133730378)
    Three little bears leave their house and go for a walk. What happens when a little girl comes into their house and discovers their food, their chairs, and their cozy beds? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: The King’s New Clothes (ISBN-10: 1133730388 | ISBN-13: 9781133730385)
    A tailor makes “magic” clothes for a king. But no one can see these “magic” clothes! Will the tailor trick the silly king? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: The Toys (ISBN-10: 1133730396 | ISBN-13: 9781133730392)
    When a little girl leaves her room, what happens to her toys? Does her puppet stay on the shelf? Does the doll sit quietly on her bed? Or does something more interesting happen? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: My Body, Your Body (ISBN-10: 113373040X | ISBN-13: 9781133730408)
    Read and watch as children and animals compare parts of their bodies. Are the girls’ eyes like the frog’s? Is the boys’ mouth like the hippo’s? Is the girls’ hair like the llamas? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: Little Red Hen is Cooking (ISBN-10: 1133730418 | ISBN-13: 9781133730415)
    Little Red Hen is making some delicious food. Cat is watching. But he is not helping. Will Little Red Hen share her food with him anyway? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: Too Many Animals (ISBN-10: 1133730426 | ISBN-13: 9781133730422)
    When it starts to rain, a butterfly flies into a shed. One by one, more animals join the butterfly. How many animals go into the shed? And will they all fit? Read and find out!
  • Our World 1: Workbook (ISBN-10: 1285606523 | ISBN-13: 9781285606521)
  • Our World 1: Workbook with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133945120 | ISBN-13: 9781133945123)
    Alternate Formats
    Choose the Format that Best Fits Your Student’s Budget and Course Goals
  • Our World 1: Student Book with Student Activities CD-ROM
    ISBN-10: 1133939333 | ISBN-13: 9781133939337
  • Our World 1: Combo Split B
    ISBN-10: 1285606299 | ISBN-13: 9781285606293

Our World 2

Teacher Components

  • Our World 1-3: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView© (ISBN-10: 128560668X | ISBN-13: 9781285606682)
  • Our World 2: Video DVD (ISBN-10: 1133945066 | ISBN-13: 9781133945062)
  • Our World 2: Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133945074 | ISBN-13: 9781133945079)
  • Our World 2: Picture Cards (ISBN-10: 1305578937 | ISBN-13: 9781305578937)
  • Our World 2: Poster Set (ISBN-10: 1133962343 | ISBN-13: 9781133962342)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World Readers: Level 2 Story Time DVD (ISBN-10: 1285446003 | ISBN-13: 9781285446004)
  • Our World Readers: Art Class Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939228 | ISBN-13: 9781133939221)
  • Our World Readers: The North Wind and the Sun Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939643 | ISBN-13: 9781133939641)
  • Our World Readers: The Ant and the Grasshopper Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939651 | ISBN-13: 9781133939658)
  • Our World Readers: The Three Pigs Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939686 | ISBN-13: 9781133939689)
  • Our World Readers: My Day Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939716 | ISBN-13: 9781133939719)
  • Our World Readers: Hare Is Scared Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939732 | ISBN-13: 9781133939733)
  • Our World Readers: A Big Lesson for Little Frog Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939759 | ISBN-13: 9781133939757)
  • Our World Readers: What Jobs Do They Do? Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939775 | ISBN-13: 9781133939771)
  • Our World Readers: Stone Soup Big Book (ISBN-10: 1133939805 | ISBN-13: 9781133939801)

Student Components

  • Our World 2: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (ISBN-10: 1133961541 | ISBN-13: 9781133961543)
  • Our World 2: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 113394504X | ISBN-13: 9781133945048)
  • Our World 1-3: Assessment Book with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1285455762 | ISBN-13: 9781285455761)
  • Our World: 2 Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1305861434 | ISBN-13: 9781305861435)
    Student Supplements
  • Our World Readers: Art Class (ISBN-10: 1133730434 | ISBN-13: 9781133730439)
    The students are making a poster for art class. What do they need to make it? Will the teacher like it? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: The North Wind and the Sun (ISBN-10: 1133730442 | ISBN-13: 9781133730446)
    The North Wind and the Sun see a man wearing a coat. Is the North Wind strong enough to blow the man’s coat off? Can the Sun make the man take off his coat? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: The Ant and the Grasshopper (ISBN-10: 1133730450 | ISBN-13: 9781133730453)
    Grasshopper is playing. He wants Ant to play too. But Ant is working. He is preparing for winter. What will happen to Grasshopper when winter comes? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: The Three Pigs (ISBN-10: 1133730469 | ISBN-13: 9781133730460)
    The three pigs are in their houses. The big wolf is hungry. He wants the three pigs for lunch! Will the three pigs be safe in their houses? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: My Day (ISBN-10: 1133730477 | ISBN-13: 9781133730477)
    Read as children and animals compare what they do every day. Does the elephant take a shower like the boy does? Do the horses play with their friends like the children do? Do the monkeys do homework like the children do? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: Hare Is Scared (ISBN-10: 1133730485 | ISBN-13: 9781133730484)
    Hare is scared! There is a monster in his house. Can Monkey and Elephant help him? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: A Big Lesson for Little Frog (ISBN-10: 1133730493 | ISBN-13: 9781133730491)
    Little Frog is sad. He can’t swing through the trees like Monkey or fly like Parrot. He wants to do what they can do. Can Giraffe help him to see that he is special too? Read and find out!
  • Our World Readers: What Jobs Do They Do? (ISBN-10: 1133730507 | ISBN-13: 9781133730507)
    Every day while you are at school, other people are at work. Read clues about some of the jobs people do. Can you guess each job?
  • Our World Readers: Stone Soup (ISBN-10: 1133730515 | ISBN-13: 9781133730514)
    The soldier is hungry. He only has a pot, a stone, and some water. But he has an idea. How will he make soup with a stone and some water? Read and find out!
  • Our World 2: Workbook (ISBN-10: 1285606531 | ISBN-13: 9781285606538)
  • Our World 2: Workbook with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133945090 | ISBN-13: 9781133945093)

Our World 3

Teachers Components

  • Our World 1-3: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView© (ISBN-10: 128560668X | ISBN-13: 9781285606682)
  • Our World 3: Video DVD (ISBN-10: 1133944892 | ISBN-13: 9781133944898)
  • Our World 3: Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133944965 | ISBN-13: 9781133944966)
  • Our World 3: Poster Set (ISBN-10: 1133962203 | ISBN-13: 9781133962205)
  • Our World 3: Picture Cards (ISBN-10: 1305578945 | ISBN-13: 9781305578944)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World Readers: Level 3 Story Time DVD (ISBN-10: 1285446038 | ISBN-13: 9781285446035)
  • Our World 3: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (ISBN-10: 1133961517 | ISBN-13: 9781133961512)
  • Our World 3: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1133944914 | ISBN-13: 9781133944911)
  • Our World 1-3: Assessment Book with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1285455762 | ISBN-13: 9781285455761)
  • Our World: 3 Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1305861442 | ISBN-13: 9781305861442)

Students Components

  • Our World Readers: Caring for Elephant Orphans (ISBN-10: 1133730523 | ISBN-13: 9781133730521)
  • Elephants in Africa are in trouble. Some lose their land to people. Some lose their families to hunters. But there is a special place in Kenya where people take care of orphan elephants. Read to learn more about the elephants and their caretakers at this special place.
  • Our World Readers: Country Mouse Visits City Mouse (ISBN-10: 1133730531 | ISBN-13: 9781133730538)
    City Mouse invites his cousin Country Mouse for a visit. Together, the mice visit some of City Mouse’s favorite places. Country Mouse likes the city. But will he want to stay?
  • Our World Readers: Getting to School Around the World (ISBN-10: 113373054X | ISBN-13: 9781133730545)
    How do you get to school? Do you take a bus? A boat? Do you ride a subway? A camel? Read about some of the different ways that children around the world get to school.
  • Our World Readers: The Four Blind Men (ISBN-10: 1133730558 | ISBN-13: 9781133730552)
    Four blind men are walking though the jungle. Suddenly, they hear a strange sound. What is in the forest with them? Each man guesses something different. Who is right?
  • Our World Readers: Mouse Deer in the Rain Forest (ISBN-10: 1133730566 | ISBN-13: 9781133730569)
    Mouse Deer is swimming in the rain forest. Tiger is hungry and wants to catch Mouse Deer. Can Mouse Deer trick Tiger to get away from him?
  • Our World Readers: Anansi’s Big Dinner (ISBN-10: 1133730574 | ISBN-13: 9781133730576)
    Anansi is cooking a big dinner, but he needs more foods from the store. He asks Turtle to go to the store. Anansi promises to share his dinner with Turtle. But will he?
  • Our World Readers: Tortoise and Hare’s Race (ISBN-10: 1133730582 | ISBN-13: 9781133730583)
    Tortoise exercises and eats well. Hare is lazy and eats lot of junk food. Still, Hare thinks he is faster than Tortoise, and challenges him to a race. Who will win the race?
  • Our World Readers: Holiday Colors and Lights (ISBN-10: 1133730590 | ISBN-13: 9781133730590)
    Color and light play an important part in holiday celebrations around the world. Read about the different ways that colors and light are used in holiday costumes, parades, and decorations around the world.
  • Our World Readers: Coyote’s Weekend (ISBN-10: 1133730604 | ISBN-13: 9781133730606)
    On Saturday, Rabbit sees Coyote having a picnic. On Sunday, Rabbit sees Coyote cooking fish. Can Rabbit trick Coyote to get his food?
  • Our World 3: Workbook (ISBN-10: 128560654X | ISBN-13: 9781285606545)
  • Our World 3: Workbook with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133945015 | ISBN-13: 9781133945017)

Our World 4

Teachers Components

  • Our World 4-6: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView© (ISBN-10: 1285606698 | ISBN-13: 9781285606699)
  • Our World 4: Video DVD (ISBN-10: 1285060970 | ISBN-13: 9781285060972)
  • Our World 4: Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133944817 | ISBN-13: 9781133944812)
  • Our World 4: Poster Set (ISBN-10: 113396205X | ISBN-13: 9781133962052)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World Readers: Level 4 Story Time DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455282 | ISBN-13: 9781285455280)
  • Our World 4: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (ISBN-10: 1133962742 | ISBN-13: 9781133962748)
  • Our World 4: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1133944787 | ISBN-13: 9781133944782)
  • Our World 4-6: Assessment Book with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1285458036 | ISBN-13: 9781285458038)
  • Our World: 4 Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1305861450 | ISBN-13: 9781305861459)

Student Components

  • Our World Readers: The Mirror (ISBN-10: 1133730612 | ISBN-13: 9781133730613)
  • Tae Hyun buys a mirror for his wife as a present. No one in his family has ever seen a mirror before. When the family members look in the mirror, they don’t recognize themselves. Will they figure out that they are looking at their own reflection?
  • Our World Readers: The Empty Pot (ISBN-10: 1133730620 | ISBN-13: 9781133730620)
    The Emperor gives a seed to each gardener in the village, telling the gardeners that the person who grows the most beautiful plant will become the next Emperor. Young Cheng cares for his seed, but no plant grows. How can Cheng win the contest?
  • Our World Readers: Rhodopis (ISBN-10: 1133730639 | ISBN-13: 9781133730637)
    Rhodopis is a good and kind servant. But the other servants in the house treat her badly and make her do all the chores. One day, the Pharaoh invites everyone to a party. The other servants tell Rhodopis that she can’t go. Will Rhodopis meet the Pharaoh anyway?
  • Our World Readers: Tender Flower and the Medicine (ISBN-10: 1133730647 | ISBN-13: 9781133730644)
    During a cold, snowy winter, young Tender Flower is the only person in her village who does not become sick. To get medicine, Tender Flower and her dog must go to the village on the other side of the forest. Will they make it through the snow?
  • Our World Readers: The Green Rabbit (ISBN-10: 1133730655 | ISBN-13: 9781133730651)
    Marisol, a beautiful young woman, is followed home by a green rabbit. That night, the rabbit turns into a handsome prince. The prince is under a spell. Only someone who truly loves him can break the spell and make him a man forever. Can Marisol prove her love?
  • Our World Readers: Stormalong and the Giant Octopus (ISBN-10: 1133730663 | ISBN-13: 9781133730668)
    Alfred B. Stormalong is a giant man who is the captain of a giant sailing ship. One day while Stormy and his crew are catching fish in the Atlantic, something in the ocean pulls on the ship’s anchor and won’t let go. What will Stormy do?
  • Our World Readers: Sweet Surprises (ISBN-10: 1133730671 | ISBN-13: 9781133730675)
    Some inventions are created on purpose, like the television or the car. But some inventions are created by accident. Some of the most popular snacks and desserts were invented this way. Read to find out about how some of them were invented.
  • Accidental Food Inventions (ISBN-10: 113373068X | ISBN-13: 9781133730682)
    Many kids have a hobby. Some kids leave their hobby behind as they grow up. But others turn their hobby into the work they do as an adult, like Jørn Hurum. Read to learn about Jørn’s childhood hobby and how it became his career.
  • Our World Readers: Hurum’s Hobby (ISBN-10: 1133730698 | ISBN-13: 9781133730699)
    One morning, the animals in the jungle had an argument. Some said Elephant was the strongest animal in the jungle. Others said Hippo was the strongest. When Turtle says that he is the strongest, the other animals laugh at him. Can Turtle prove he is the strongest animal in the forest?
  • Our World Readers: The Tug-of-War (ISBN-10: 1285606558 | ISBN-13: 9781285606552)
  • Our World 4: Workbook (ISBN-10: 1133944868 | ISBN-13: 9781133944867)

Our World 5

Teacher Components

  • Our World 4-6: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView© (ISBN-10: 1285606698 | ISBN-13: 9781285606699)
  • Our World 5: Video DVD (ISBN-10: 1285060962 | ISBN-13: 9781285060965)
  • Our World 5: Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133944698 | ISBN-13: 9781133944690)
  • Our World 5: Poster Set (ISBN-10: 1133961908 | ISBN-13: 9781133961901)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World Readers: Level 5 Story Time DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455290 | ISBN-13: 9781285455297)
  • Our World 5: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (ISBN-10: 1133962718 | ISBN-13: 9781133962717)
  • Our World 5: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1133944663 | ISBN-13: 9781133944669)
  • Our World 4-6: Assessment Book with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1285458036 | ISBN-13: 9781285458038)
  • Our World: 5 Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1305861469 | ISBN-13: 9781305861466)

Student Components

  • Our World Readers: The Tale of Thunder and Lightning (ISBN-10: 1133730701 | ISBN-13: 9781133730705)
    Long ago, Thunder was a mother sheep and Lightning was her son. When Lightning became angry, he shot bolts of lightning from his horns. This made Thunder yell at him, which shook the ground. Because they caused so much trouble in the village, the king made Thunder and Lightning leave Earth. But where did they go?
  • Our World Readers: How Tiger Got His Stripes (ISBN-10: 113373071X | ISBN-13: 9781133730712)
    Many years ago Tiger’s fur was all orange. But one day Tiger was tricked by a man, and that trick led to Tiger’s fur getting stripes. What was the man’s trick?
  • Our World Readers: The Songbirds’ Flute (ISBN-10: 1133730728 | ISBN-13: 9781133730729)
    There was once an unhappy princess. Her father, the king, held a concert. He promised great riches to the musician who could make his daughter smile. One man sang so beautifully that the princess smiled. But he did not want gold. He only wanted the princess’ love. The princess agreed to marry him only if he learned to sing as sweetly as the songbirds. Would he succeed and win the princess?
  • Our World Readers: How the Milky Way Began (ISBN-10: 1133730736 | ISBN-13: 9781133730736)
    Long ago people told stories to explain how the universe began. The Cherokee people of North America believed that the Earth was an island on a big sea, and the sky was attached to it with ropes. They believed there was only a moon in the sky, with no stars to keep it company. What story did the Cherokee tell about how the Milky Way began?
  • Our World Readers: The Cave People of the Karawari (ISBN-10: 1133730744 | ISBN-13: 9781133730743)
    Deep in the jungles of Papa New Guinea live an amazing people called the Meakambut. They have lived on the land for generations. But today there are barely 50 Meakambut left, and it is getting harder and harder for them to survive in their caves. Read to learn about how they are trying to preserve their culture and community.
  • A Disappearing Culture (ISBN-10: 1133730752 | ISBN-13: 9781133730750)
    Once there were two brothers. The younger brother was poor, but happy and kind. When he took care of a hurt sparrow, it rewarded him with a seed that grew pumpkins full of treasure. The older brother, who was greedy and jealous of his younger brother, came up with a plan to get his own reward. But what would his reward be?
  • Our World Readers: Two Brothers, Two Rewards (ISBN-10: 1133730760 | ISBN-13: 9781133730767)
    Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl are two of the highest volcanoes in Mexico. According to a Mexican myth, Popocatépetl was once an Aztec warrior and Iztaccíhuatl was his lost love. But how did they become volcanoes?
  • Our World Readers: Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl (ISBN-10: 1133730779 | ISBN-13: 9781133730774)
    Joseph dreams of making a coat as beautiful as a butterfly’s wings. One day a man asks Joseph’s father, a tailor, to make him a vest with some beautiful cloth. Joseph uses the extra cloth to make his coat. He wears his coat for many years until it is too worn to wear. What does Joseph do with his old coat, and what memories does he make with the coat?
  • Our World Readers: The Tailor and His Coat (ISBN-10: 1133730787 | ISBN-13: 9781133730781)
    There are so many different kinds of beaches in the world. There are beaches with white sand, pink sand, red sand, and even black sand! There are beaches crowded with people, and beaches with many unusual animals but almost no humans. Come visit some of the amazing beaches around the world.
  • Our World Readers: Amazing Beaches (ISBN-10: 1285606566 | ISBN-13: 9781285606569)
  • Our World 5: Workbook (ISBN-10: 1133944760 | ISBN-13: 9781133944768)

Our World 6

Teacher Components

  • Our World 4-6: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView© (ISBN-10: 1285606698 | ISBN-13: 9781285606699)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World 4-6: Assessment Book with Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1285458036 | ISBN-13: 9781285458038)
  • Our World 6: Audio CD (ISBN-10: 1133944582 | ISBN-13: 9781133944584)
  • Our World 6: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1133944620 | ISBN-13: 9781133944621)
  • Our World 6: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (ISBN-10: 113396270X | ISBN-13: 9781133962700)
  • Our World 6: Poster Set (ISBN-10: 1133961746 | ISBN-13: 9781133961741)
  • Our World 6: Video DVD (ISBN-10: 1285061004 | ISBN-13: 9781285061009)
  • Our World Readers: Level 6 Story Time DVD (ISBN-10: 1285455320 | ISBN-13: 9781285455327)
  • Our World: 6 Classroom Presentation Tool DVD (ISBN-10: 1305861477 | ISBN-13: 9781305861473)

Student Components

  • Our World Readers: Young Cú Chulainn, Athlete and Future Warrior (ISBN-10: 1133730795 | ISBN-13: 9781133730798)
  • Cú Chulainn is the greatest hero and warrior of Irish legend. But he was not always a warrior. Once he was an unknown boy. How did this boy become a legend?
  • Our World Readers: King Midas and His Golden Touch (ISBN-10: 1133730809 | ISBN-13: 9781133730804)
    Long ago, a powerful king named Midas lived in a place called Phyrgia. Midas had a large kingdom, a beautiful palace, and a loving daughter. But the thing Midas loved most of all was gold. One day, a god gave Midas the power to turn everything he touches into gold. But was this power a blessing, or a curse?
  • Our World Readers: How Quetzalcoatl Brought Chocolate to the People (ISBN-10: 1133730817 | ISBN-13: 9781133730811)
    Long ago, only the gods had chocolate. Chocolate made them wise and strong. The gods kept the chocolate for themselves and did not share it with the people. But when one generous god decides to bring chocolate to the people, it makes the other gods very angry. Will they take chocolate away from the people?
  • Our World Readers: The River Dragons (ISBN-10: 1133730825 | ISBN-13: 9781133730828)
    Long ago, China had no freshwater rivers or lakes. The people had to depend on rainwater for drinking and for watering their crops. But one hot summer, no rain fell. Four kind dragons wanted to help the people. Can they figure out a way to bring water to the people?
  • Our World Readers: Odon and the Tiny Creatures (ISBN-10: 1133730833 | ISBN-13: 9781133730835)
    There was once a village on a mountain. It was peaceful and quiet. But then a giant named Odon moved to the mountain. He stomped through the village, damaging homes and eating the villagers’ crops and animals. Nothing and no one could stop Odon – until four animal friends came up with a clever plan.
  • Our World Readers: Advertising Techniques (ISBN-10: 1133730841 | ISBN-13: 9781133730842)
    Advertisements are all around us. They are on television, on billboards, in magazines, and online. Many advertisements are designed to appeal to kids. Read about some of the techniques that advertisers use to try to convince you to buy their products.
  • Do You Buy It? (ISBN-10: 113373085X | ISBN-13: 9781133730859)
    Punia’s father used to dive for lobsters in an underwater cave. Then the Shark King came to live there. One day, when Punia was a baby, his father went diving for lobsters and never came back. Now Punia has a plan to trick the Shark King, and to bring lobsters to his village once again.
  • Our World Readers: The Shark King’s Cave (ISBN-10: 1133730868 | ISBN-13: 9781133730866)
    If you lost a hand, you would probably wish for a new one. If you became blind, you would probably wish for a device that could help you see again. For many people, these wishes are becoming a reality through the use of amazing bionic parts.
  • Our World Readers: Better Lives with Bionics (ISBN-10: 1133730876 | ISBN-13: 9781133730873)
    In the past, when a ship was about to sail into a storm, sometimes its crew reported seeing a ghostly ship in the distance. It was believed to be The Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship sent as a warning against entering the storm. Where did The Flying Dutchman come from, and how did it become a legend?
  • Our World Readers: The Flying Dutchman (ISBN-10: 1285606574 | ISBN-13: 9781285606576)
  • Our World 6: Workbook (ISBN-10: 1285060997 | ISBN-13: 9781285060996)