Students are given new words to learn at the beginning of each section. The book begins with a world overview, with the second section locating California state within the United States. Subsequent sections deal specifically with California's climate and its physical, economic and political features. Lessons are reinforced with maps, exercises, review questions and bonus activities.
The last section of the book is a review section. It has a crossword puzzle, scrambled sentences page and a word search. All of these activities review information from the entire book. Answer keys are also provided.
Grade level range: 4th-8th.