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.
Study location and place, human-environment interaction, different types of maps, and map reading, as well as the regions and countries of the world. Activities become more challenging as students build upon what they have previously learned. Two reproducible activities per page. Perfect for review and practice. Supports National Geography standards.
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Make cooking super simple with these Super Simple Recipes. This book features a delicious main ingredient kids will love, apples! With step-by-step instructions on how to make the easy and tasty recipes like crispy apple chips and sassy apple salsa, young cooks will jump at the chance to prepare their favorite food in new ways. Includes measuring guides and tools and ingredients lists to help enhance early learning. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Well-researched and rich with ghastly details, this third historical fiction novel in the Horrors of History series is based on the great influenza epidemic of 1918. Actual and fictionalized victims and survivors, like the young, heroic Barium and the concerned, wise Doctor Wilmer Krusen, help weave together a gripping account of how Philadelphia coped with the outbreak.
A 'Take it to your seat' unit: This unit provides directions for creating a literacy file-folder center in which students reads a poem and answers questions about it. Includes directions, cover illustration, eight poems with questions, and an answer form. (Find other units by searching 'Literacy 4-6').
A short story that defines a habitat, plus an activity page
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The Nebraska Primary Sources is a pack of 20 primary source documents that are relevant to the history of Nebraska. Each primary resource is printed on sturdy 8.5” X 11” card stock.The Nebraska Primary Sources will help your students build common core skills including: • Analysis• Critical Thinking• Point of View• Compare and Contrast• Order of Events• And Much More! Perfect for gallery walks and literature circles! Great research and reference materials! The 20 Nebraska Primary Sources are: • Map of the Oregon Trail – settlers used trail to travel west in mid 1800s• Political cartoon featuring conflict in the aftermath of the Kansas-Nebraska Act – 1854• Map of Kansas and Nebraska – 1855• Engraving of John C. Fré mont – explorer known as “The Pathfinder” – 1856• Painting entitled Pawnee Indians Migrating by Alfred Jacob Miller – circa 1858• Poster for Pony Express fast mail delivery from Missouri to California – Fort Kearny was a home station of Pony Express – 1860• Photograph of Ponca Chief Standing Bear – circa 1870• Poster advertising land for sale in Iowa and Nebraska – 1872• Painting entitled The Last Spike by Thomas Hill – commemorates the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 – the first rails of the railroad were laid in Omaha – painting 1881• Photograph of family posing next to their covered wagon during the Great Western Migration – Loup Valley, Nebraska – 1886• Photograph of U.S. Representative Omer Kem and his family in front of their sod house in Nebraska – 1886• Photograph of People’s Party candidate nominating convention in Columbus, Nebraska – 1890• Photographic print featuring Democratic nominees William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska for president and Arthur Sewall of Maine for vice president – 1896• Photograph of President Theodore Roosevelt speaking in Crawford, Nebraska, on his western tour – 1903• Photograph of wheat field workers on Dutch flats near Mitchell, Nebraska – 1910• Photograph of Nebraska State Capitol – building completed 1932• Photograph featuring cowboy aiming at a herd of buffalo near Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska – 1934• Photograph of Chimney Rock, Nebraska – photo taken 2009• Population density map of Nebraska – 2010• Photograph of Mayhew Cabin – Underground Railroad site in Nebraska City – photo taken 2012Your students will: …think critically and analytically, interpret events, and question various perspectives of history. …participate in active learning by creating their own interpretations instead of memorizing facts and a writer’s interpretations. …integrate and evaluate information provided in diverse media formats to deepen their understanding of historical events. …experience a more relevant and meaningful learning experience.
PowerPoint Presentation Included! This book represents a program of basic studies dealing with disease and health. The nature of disease and types of diseases, including both non-communicable and communicable diseases are detailed. Information is provided on substance abuse and its effects on the human body. Each of the twelve teaching units in this book is introduced by a PowerPoint slide, which emphasizes the basic concept of the unit and presents questions for discussion. Reproducible student pages provide reinforcement and follow-up activities. The teaching guide offers descriptions of the basic concepts to be presented, background information, suggestions for enrichment activities, and a complete answer key. (32 pages, 12 PowerPoint slides)
Learning about different jobs is an important part of every student's academic career. Understanding jobs options can help and inspire children to succeed and possibly even create a sense of interest in a new academic subject.