The Evidence-Based Inquiry Using Primary Sources series for grades 1 to 6 will engage students in a world of inquiry and discovery. Inquiry-based learning is active learning that elicits a higher level of reading comprehension. The pages of these books contain exciting and fascinating real-world photographs, advertising, recipe cards, theater programs, posters, letters, and maps, as well as other interesting items that document history. Each book highlights 15 primary sources across four pages each. The first three pages of each set present the same primary source with text that is differentiated for three reading levels. The last page of each set offers questions and prompts to encourage higher-level thinking and inquiry.
With longer words and sentences, varied language patterns, and full-spread illustration-enhanced photographs, progressing readers learn about the grizzly bear’s life cycle and eating habits. Children who are practicing common words and letter sounds will build confidence as they recognize familiar words and expand their vocabulary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Magic Readers is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
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This book explores the causes of and events leading to the American Revolutionary War. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Revolutionary War had on US history and the country's development. Oversized photographs and informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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.
Kindergarten Bound prepares children for kindergarten by reviewing skills and then building up to what they will likely learn in the grade ahead. This book includes language arts, reading, and math skills. Skills include letter recognition, beginning sounds, comprehension, classifying, addition, and subtraction. Workbooks in the Bound series are designed to prepare children for the grade ahead. These comprehensive workbooks begin by reviewing skills that children have learned and gradually build up to skills that they will likely learn in the grade ahead. This series addresses important language arts, reading, math, and basic skills. The content covers many skills addressed in current state standards as well as other age-appropriate skills.
Chester spans the globe to tell the story of World War 2 and the struggle of democratic nations against fascist nations trying to supply easy answers at the end of a gun. From the invasion of Poland to the atomic bombs on Japan, this colorful graphic novel will excite reluctant readers, prepare students for standardized tests in history, and help homeschooling parents.
Information and activities to celebrate Easter, including a finger play, two recipes for food, and an art project with eggs
The World War II Primary Sources is a pack of 20 primary source documents that are relevant to the history of World War II. The World War II Primary Sources includes historical documents, maps, photographs, political cartoons and more. We dug through the archives so you don't have to! Perfect for Gallery Walks & Literature Circles! Great for Research & Reference! Build Common Core Skills: Analysis • Critical Thinking • Point of View • Compare and Contrast • Order of Events • & Much More!
You'll laugh out loud as you read about why humor belongs in every classroom. This is a book for any teacher - even (or especially) those who are not natural-born comedians. Learn the research-based benefits of humor in school and find a huge supply of practical ways to add humor to your teaching strategies and classroom setting. The book includes chapters for administrators and coaches, too!
Vietnam War Thematic Unit is based on the following pieces of literature: The Wall, Charlie Pippin, The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam. This reproducible resource is filled with ready-to-use lessons and cross-curricular activities. Also included are management ideas, creative suggestions for the classroom, and a bibliography.