This eBook is filled to the brim with fun classroom activities, games, worksheets, and unit tests, making it an indispensible tool to teach well-known literature. Students will be engaged while developing important skills, such as a familiarity with vocabulary, sequencing, characterization, and more. Reproducible pre- and post-reading cross-curricular lessons involve ideas that are optimal for core literature and individualized reading.This eBook literature guide is an entry in the Teacher Created Resources Challenging Lit Guides series, comprised of the following best-selling titles: The Outsiders; The Pearl; The Indian in the Cupboard; The Phantom Tollbooth; Hatchet; The Incredible Journey; The Giver; Shiloh; A Single Shard; Walk Two Moons, and many more. All aforementioned eBooks, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.
This educator's guide is a comprehensive tool for your classroom or learning community to help get the most out of your Destiny Quest experience. This guide includes: a simple step-by-step guide to understand the components of Destiny Quest, sample lesson plans that follow the U.S. Common Core State Standards, a complementary website complete with extension activities, printable worksheets, assessments and how-to videos.
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This title examines the remarkable life of Steve Jobs. Readers will learn about Jobs family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work in the computer and technology industry. Jobs's many innovations, such as the first Apple computer, the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone, are discussed as well as his time working at NeXT Computer and Pixar. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of John Adams, beginning with his childhood in Quincy, Massachusetts. Information about Adams's education at Harvard College and his early career as a lawyer is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life, as well as his retirement years in Quincy with his wife, Abigail Adams, are highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Adams's political career as a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, a drafter of the Declaration of Independence, author of the Massachusetts Constitution, signer of the Treaty of Paris, and the second U.S. vice president. Finally, students will explore key events from Federalist president Adams's administration, including the French Revolution, passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts, and the move of the U.S. Capitol from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president.
The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of Theodore Roosevelt, beginning with his childhood as a naturalist in New York City, New York. Roosevelt's education at Harvard University and early career fighting corruption as a New York State assemblyman are discussed. In addition, his family and personal life, as well as his retirement years as a big-game hunter and Progressive Party presidential candidate are highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Roosevelt's military service in the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, and his political career as head of the U.S Civil Service Commission, head of the New York City police force, and governor of New York. Finally, students will explore key events from Republican president Roosevelt's administration, including the 1902 anthracite coal strike, the building of the Panama Canal, the creation of the Department of Commerce and Labor, and the passing of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president.
From the book entitled From the First Day of School to the Last: October, this unit provides activities to help celebrate Halloween.
Special days and events for the month of October. Events that you can use in your classroom to engage students and add interest to lessons.
Read about unique places, landmarks, people, symbols and lots more! I’m Reading About West Virginia is a 48-page colorful book that helps students learn what makes West Virginia unique. I’m Reading about West Virginia helps early readers learn fun and interesting facts about West Virginia. The colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text and photographs help bring the state to life. I’m Reading About West Virginia topics include: Native Americans, Explorers, Settlement, Statehood, Flag, Capital, Seal, Nickname, Borders, History, People, Bird, Flower, Tree, Insect, Rivers, Mountains, Coal Fields, Landmark, Agriculture, Sports, Claim to Fame, Glossary, And More!
This two-part lesson focuses on fables—deceptively simple stories full of message, symbol, and craft. In the first part of the lesson, students analyze the symbolism of fables, and the animals that are the main characters in fables. The second part of the lesson takes students step-by-step through the process of creating a fable, from forming the moral, to assigning characters, to crafting the plot. An original approach to creative writing. Suitable for students in grades 3-6.
The Happy Hollisters and the Haunted House Mystery (#21 in the Happy Hollisters series) GHOST HUNTER WANTED TO RID A HAUNTED HOUSE OF SPOOKS! APPLY MRS. NEELEY. THE ANTIQUE HOUSE. Pete and Pam Hollister apply for the job although they think the elderly lady is imagining things when she tells them her spinning wheel sings and her clock strikes 13. They change their minds when they see a light flickering in a window and hear frightening cries coming from the old mansion. Returning with other members of the Shoreham Detective Club, they spot a stranger watching the house and later catch the same man watching their own home. How they cleverly hunt down the “ghosts” hidden in the haunted house provides a thrilling climax to an adventure filled with danger, fun, and excitement.