Bring the power of our new elementary mapping program into your schools. Students will develop and expand their skills and knowledge using a variety of skill-based activities and manipulatives.
Supplement your social studies curriculum with Encompass. Activities take 15-30 minutes to teach, making them easy to fit into instructional time.
And they can be taught sequentially or stand on their own, giving teachers choice and flexibility.
Encompass focuses on hands-on geography, increasing student engagement and retention of knowledge and skills.
The program includes a variety of markable manipulatives, scaffolded for Grades 1-5.
Encompass includes double-sided social studies Place Mats, designed for group work.
The Place Mats promote primary and secondary source analysis and help students engage with current world issues.
Encompass is soon to be seamless between print and digital! Stay tuned for the digital components, which will be availabale on Nystrom World in 2023.
Each grade level includes the following durable and engaging components:
Grades 1-3 also include 15 community desk maps, and Grade 4 also includes 15 U.S./world political desk maps.
Encompass builds a variety of hands-on learning experiences into the progam to ensure that students
Encompass will soon be seamless between print and digital. Teachers will be able to
First graders are introduced to geography by identifying symbols, land, and water on a map, and learning about neighborhoods, our country, and the world.
Second graders focus on new concepts and topics, such as natural features, community changes over time, U.S. population changes, and protecting our world.
Third graders explore additional concepts and topics, including cardinal directions, latitude and longitude, and taking action in communities, in our country, and around the world.
Fourth graders focus even more on geography by decoding maps and exploring physical, political, and thematic maps and studying our country's diverse geographic regions.
Fifth graders explore the geographic history of our country, including the time of the first Americans to twentieth-century America and modern America's changing population and technological advances.