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The Kansas Journey

A textbook for seventh grade

The Kansas JourneyThe Kansas Journey textbook is in its third editionJennie Chinn, Kansas Historical Society executive director, has written the textbook for seventh grade. The textbook s tied to Kansas social studies standards. The text provides students with a wide variety of primary source materials which help to develop critical thinking skills. 

The textbook can be purchased through Gibbs-Smith Publishers.










The Kansas Journey Teacher Resource PackageA special Teacher's Resource Package to accompany A Kansas Journey is available through Gibbs-Smith, which includes suggestions for further reading, topics for discussion, interdisciplinary activities, related Internet sites, branches of government, and correlation to standards. The student activity pages feature reproducible blackline masters, reading comprehension, problem solving and critical thinking, maps, and tests.

The textbooks have been used in most Kansas middle schools. It is also an ideal reference book for libraries. It includes Teacher Resource Package.