Feeling lost, in pain, falling behind, or just plain clueless? This book’s for you! “First Aid for Ignorance” is a real shot in the arm for the meandering high schooler or college student who needs a dose of reality to pull it all together. No more wimpy handshakes, lame presentations or sketchy eye contact – this book helps young adults shine amongst the competition with common-sense career strategy tips and financial literacy straight-talk that take all the suffering out of success! A great book for grown ups to give to the kid they don’t want to see on financial life support – and sleeping on their sofa!
The Man in the Stovepipe Hat! Abraham Lincoln Coloring Book, is an engaging educational book that introduces Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
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Sports are unpredictable. They're wacky. They can be totally off-the-wall! This title highlights some of the most memorable tales and traditions from sports history and is brought to life with exciting detail. Informative sidebars offer even more stories.
Standards-Based Connections Reading for grade 5 offers focused skill practice in reading comprehension. A skill assessment will point out students' learning gaps. This allows teachers to choose appropriate student pages for individualized remediation. The student pages emphasize five important reading comprehension skills: summarizing, inferring, story elements, comparing and contrasting, and cause and effect. The book includes high-interest fiction and nonfiction, with texts about pandas, the eye, the Liberty Bell, Bessie Blount, elephant preservation, and more. Each 96-page book in the Standards-Based Connections Reading series includes a skill assessment, an assessment analysis, targeted practice pages, and an answer key, making this series an ideal resource for differentiation and remediation. The skill assessments and assessment analyses help teachers determine individualized instructional needs. And, the focused, comprehensive practice pages and self-assessments guide students to reflection and exploration for deeper learning!
This great source of quick and reliable information helps young readers identify what is common to, and unique about, individual states across America. Each title provides a broad overview of the state in question, from a concise geography and detailed history to a discussion of its government and economy. Also provided are many key facts, figures, people, and dates; information about state symbols, plants, animals, products, and resources; a calendar of state events; a historical time line; and much more.
In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™ Set, we combine 3 novel study guides featuring novels written by William Shakespeare. Each guide divides the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About Romeo & Juliet: William Shakespeare’s timeless tragic tale of two doomed young lovers caught between feuding families. The two young people fall in love and are secretly married. When Romeo kills Juliet’s kinsmen in a duel, he is banished and forced to live in exile. Distraught, Juliet formulates a plan to bring Romeo back by drinking a substance that renders her into a death-like state for several hours. Her family, assuming she is dead, lays Juliet to rest in the family vault. Romeo, also believing Juliet is dead, drinks poison and dies. Juliet recovers, sees Romeo dead beside her, and stabs herself to death. Both the Capulet and Montague families arrive at the tomb and are devastated, however as a result of the tragedy they reconcile. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy. About Hamlet: Hamlet is the classic tale of a king who is murdered by his brother and assumes the crown, and his son who seeks revenge. Hamlet is visited by the ghost of his father, who informs him that his brother Claudius murdered him and married his wife. He tells Hamlet that he must get his revenge by murdering his uncle and taking the throne. Hamlet's strange behavior begins to raise questions from those around him. Not yet convinced of the ghost's claims, Hamlet attempts to prove Claudius' guilt with a play that re-enacts the King's death. Satisfied, Hamlet attempts to receive his revenge. Claudius realizes Hamlet knows the truth and attempts to have him killed. The story climaxes with a tragic end. Hamlet is a classic of William Shakespeare's tragedies. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy. About Macbeth: Macbeth is the classic tale of a husband and wife's ambition and their eventual downfall. On their way home from a battle, Macbeth and Banquo are told of their destiny by three witches. Banquo is told he will father a line of kings, while Macbeth is told he will be crowned King. After informing his wife of the witches' prophecy, Lady Macbeth helps to put events into motion that will put Macbeth on the throne. While trying to keep their fate intact, the pair are met with many challenges that all seem to hold true to the witches' prophecy. Macbeth is thrown into a series of murderous plots, while his wife's ambition pulls her over the edge. Murder, greed, and the supernatural propel the story forward to an exciting conclusion. Macbeth is a classic of William Shakespeare's tragedies. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
Lisel’s Ocean Rescue by noted children’s author Barbara Krasner, recounts the story of Liesl Joseph, a 10 year old girl aboard the ill-fated MS St. Louis. On May 13, 1939, together with her parents and 937 other Jewish refugees they left Germany on the MS. St Louis attempting to seek temporary asylum in Cuba. Accomplished artist Avi Katz has beautifully illustrated this age- appropriate, yet historically accurate story. Liesl’s Ocean Rescue is a worthy and strong addition to Holocaust literature and curriculum at the elementary school level. The book provides an excellent bibliography of additional resources and will facilitate teaching of a difficult but necessary subject. The poignant and uplifting account should encourage our children to stand up for what they believe is right and to make a positive difference in the lives of those less fortunate.
ABC's of Effective Parent Communication contains specific, hands-on advice to help teachers develop a positive partnership with parents and families to encourage student success. Within the pages of this book, veteran teachers share their secrets for involving families in a dynamic, easy-to-read, practical manner. Reproducible forms are included to help teachers with parent phone calls, conferences, school-to-home communication, and parent involvement in the classroom.
Each resource provides an engaging study of the country, climate, landscapes, language, cultures and traditions of its people. Plus a resource and skills list and student tracking sheet. 50+ activities and information cards. Skills in reading, writing, math, mapping, research and more. Teacher guide for planning and implementation included. Picture Collections include 25+ reproducible black and white pictures of the countries people, landmarks, animals, flowers, flag, coat of arms, and outline map.
Our unit has been developed to reinforce the concept that "a family is who lives at your house" and to realize that all families are different, culturally and socially. Includes patterns to make a big book, hands-on activities, plus rebus stories about different families and what they do. Our resource, geared toward the theme of the family, includes centre book pages, visual discrimination, food for families, and favourite family recipes. This Social Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with language arts, art, and math activities, patterns, hands-on, and pocket chart activities, bookmaking, recipes, word cards, and rebus stories to create a well-rounded lesson plan.