In Ice Skating: The Incredible Michelle Kwan, readers will meet a dynamic athlete. Kwan has won more than 42 figure skating championships since taking 1st place in the Southwest Pacific Regional in 1992. Yet while a string of injuries temporarily slowed her, they never stopped her. She overcame Olympic heartbreak in 1998 to win a medal in every World Championship between 1998 and 2004, emerging as a real star of the skating world. With high-action photos, this profile of determination will inspire all young athletes. Ice Skating is part of Bearport's Upsets & Comebacks series.
The Paralympics are a series of sporting events for elite athletes with different physical abilities. This book examines the five Paralympic winter sports - alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, ice sledge hockey, and wheelchair curling - and the athletes who compete in them. Prepare to be inspired by their courage, skill, and dedication to their sport.
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Google’s name today, originally “googol,” was a spelling mistake, but the company’s worldwide success is no error. Through the development of Google’s search engine and other online tools, founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have come a long way since their time at Stanford University. Explore more about Google’s founders and innovations in this title for growing readers.
Imagine riders carving down long slopes littered with difficult obstacles and snow piles. These snowboarders show courage, creativity, and endurance. Young readers will be swept away by the inspirational athletes of snowboarding slopestyle!
Front of the Class Word Searches for kindergarten to grade 1 gives kids a brain boost as they search puzzles for words using clever clues. These word puzzles encourage concentration while building alphabet comprehension, word recognition, and thinking skills. Filled with hours of hidden word activities, Word Searches engages children by stimulating the learning process. Each activity in this 320-page book challenges learners to focus on the task at hand while strengthening the reading, writing, and communication skills they need for academic success. These games will flex children’s mental muscles as they explore topics and themes such as animals, people, places, food, weather, sounds, feelings, sports, toys, shapes, colors, and more. The Front of the Class activity book series combines education and entertainment with colorful word searches, word games, crossword puzzles, mazes, dot-to-dots, and number games. These books are full of challenging puzzles that help children master essential critical thinking skills. Portable, age-appropriate, and entertaining, Front of the Class activity books provide a fun and convenient learning format that children can use at home or on the go.
With reproducible word wall cards and a 6-page reproducible activity booklet for each of 170 sight words, this resource has everything you need to help students build strong sight word identification skills. Improve comprehension and fluency with rainbow writing, tracing and printing, word building, word pyramids, word blending, missing letters, a variety of word and letter puzzles, and more. Supports NCTE standards.
After counting down the school days, it is finally the 100th Day of School! Readers will love learning about how this popular milestone is celebrated in the classroom. This book includes fun and challenging activities that exercise both the mind and body. Children will enjoy learning how other children around the world celebrate this event.
This comprehensive teaching resource helps second grade students master the conventions of standard English and boosts their vocabulary acquisition. Language Fundamentals has 207 pages of skill-based activities, including 21 review pages with multiple choice, constructed response, and open-ended questions to assess students’ understanding and application of the focus skill. Format: The teacher’s edition includes reproducible student pages, teacher support pages, and an answer key. Second grade skill practice covers: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Prepositions, Sentences, Capitalization, Abbreviations, Punctuation, Usage, Vocabulary, and Spelling.
Teach young readers all about winter in this informative, easy-to-read, illustrated book. Learn about the position of the sun, the winter solstice, the activities of plants and animals, and all of the fun things humans can do during the season of winter! A season calandar, autumn activity ideas, glossary, and index provide more learning opportunities! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades PreK-4.
Kids will LOVE these quick-and-fun daily math activities that count up to the 100th Day of School. You'll LOVE the fact that they're building key numeracy skills as they go! Includes literacy-boosting math poems that are perfect for shared reading!