Supporting Middle Grade Pacific Island Learning
Within these grade levels, Bess Press produces core curriculum textbooks covering pre-contact Hawaiian history for 4th grade and Hawaiian monarchy for 7th grade. Other titles focused on grades 3-6 and 6-8 supplement ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi language acquisition, individual monarch biographies, plants and animals, legends, as well as social and economic history.
Pacific Nations and Terriories and Pacific Neighbors are core curriculum textbooks for 7th grade Pacific Island Studies. Additional supplemental titles for grades 6-8 cover legends, histories, and languages, and contemporary Pacific island topics.