Grade 8 Literacy, Geography

In the Grade 8 Geography strand, teachers will use the informational book Hot Topics, Global Economy by Richard Spilsbury (see source information below) to introduce how economies in different parts of the world can have a direct impact on quality of life. The author provides sidebar case studies from Russia, Asia, the Caribbean, Maldives, Bhopal, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Ghana, and the United States to illustrate the effects of development, issues and changes in the global economy.

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