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.
Book Projects to Send Home is easy for teachers and fun for second grade students. Inside this book you will find ten comprehensive book projects that add an exciting dimension to your reading program. Notes to send home, introduction tips, and presentation ideas are all included, making it easy for you to include these projects in your curriculum. Simple, clear instructions allow students and their families to work together on each project.
Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Roger Heym, the Making and Writing Words method helps students improve their phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary skills. This 3-ring binder contains 41 carefully sequenced word-building lessons with transparencies.
Publisher: Shell Education
Product ID: SED10124
Grades: Grades 2 - 3
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate
File Size: 677.63 KB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781425892418
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781425804022
Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Roger Heym, the Making and Writing Words method helps students improve their phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary skills. This 3-ring binder contains 40 carefully sequenced word-building lessons with transparencies.
Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Roger Heym, the Making and Writing Words method helps students improve their phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary skills. This 3-ring binder contains 510 carefully sequenced word-building lessons with transparencies.
Shell Education makes learning fun and interactive for all students! "Hands-on History" is a great way to introduce your students to major historical topics while keeping them entertained and focused. This eBook includes standards-based reproducible activities, as well as grading rubrics and assessment ideas. Actively engage students with these exciting activities and inspire them to begin exploring history on their own!
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice is the perfect way to prepare your students for standardized testing! Featuring articles from TIME For Kids, this digital resource includes a Zip file that contains reproducible six-part lessons and an answer key. There are 20 lessons in total.Series developed by Dr. Fry.
Prepare your students for standardized testing! Shell Education's Quick Writes series incorporates a combination of persuasive and expository writing prompts to help students feel comfortable and ready for end-of-year testing. Also included in this digital resource are writing samples, scoring rubrics, and writing center suggestions.This digital resource contains a Zip file with reproducible color versions of each writing prompt for classroom instruction.
Gregor Johann Mendel is known as the father of modern genetics. He used cross-breeding to develop different kinds of peas. This allowed him to make predictions about the outcomes. These are now called Mendel's Laws of Heredity. They explain how traits are passed from generation to generation. Mendel also discovered dominant and recessive genes.
Easily implement grade appropriate lessons suitable for Grade 3 classrooms. Based on current research, these easy-to-use lessons are based on a variety of strategies to differentiate your instruction. Activities are included to allow access to all learners. Includes interactive whiteboard-compatible Resource CD with sample projects, templates, and assessment rubrics plus Teacher Resource Zip.
Engaging historical content using primary sources and photos in each colorful 32-page reader.
Discover developments in travel over the last 200 years including the advances of today's travel methods, which make it easier to visit different places in a shorter amount of time. Readers are exposed to vocabulary related to travel methods.
Travel the solar system and explore the planets while discovering the process of orbits and rotations of the planets. Readers are even exposed to asteroids that exist throughout the solar system and are introduced to vocabulary specific to the solar system.
Ice cream is a solid. But when it melts, it becomes a liquid. Solids can change to liquids and back again by melting and freezing. Read this book to learn what happens when heat and cold and solids meet.
Set in the Great Depression, this script retells the story of a family that is struggling to make ends meet. As Madison confronts the effects of the Great Depression, she learns the importance of hard work and sacrifice and discovers that she comes from a long line of outstanding ancestors. Themed with a content-area connection, each Reader's Theater story is a six-character play that is both engaging and fun to read and perform.
This Social Studies Interactive CD contains fun and engaging hands-on activities for use with interactive whiteboards or a computer. Activities are designed to foster critical thinking and promote cultural awareness. Colorful images help develop conceptual understanding and support multiple learning styles. Activity topics include dressing for the weather, learning your phone number, identifying places in the community, and understanding where food comes from. This CD pack includes a Resource CD with activities and a 16-page Teacher's Guide.
Featuring a biography of the civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., this book describes his segregated childhood and the influence that the Baptist church had on his life. Readers will discover the resilience of King's resolve to perpetuate the idea that all men are created equal and make both language arts and social studies connections with related vocabulary.
This book provides a biography of the life of America's first president, George Washington, including his farming childhood, role in the militia during the Revolution, and his position as President of the United States.
Explore outer space and learn about stars, galaxies, planets, asteroids and how these bodies are all related to one another. Featured in this book are photographs from outer space and related vocabulary.
What make our planet so unique? Learn what Earth is made of and all about its unique conditions that sustain life. This book includes the history of Earth's evolving geography and life forms, and vocabulary related to the earth and its characteristics.
This resource helps any teacher turn the classroom into a primary sources learning environment. It explains the rationale behind using primary sources as an instructional tool, defines the various types of primary sources, and offers many strategies and activities for incorporating primary sources into your current curriculum, including cross-curricular ideas. Includes Resource zip file.
Harriet Tubman was born a slave. As a young girl, she was hurt badly by her owner. She promised herself that one day she would be free. Once free, she helped many other slaves get their freedom. Learn how Harriet led slaves along the Underground Railroad, from the South to the North.
Martin Luther King Jr. grew up when African Americans and white people were not treated equally. He had a dream that one day all people would be treated fairly. Martin knew that his dream was important. He gave speeches and led marches all over the country. Discover how he helped make his dream come true!
The Reader's Theater series on Early America provides a highly engaging six-character play that your students will enjoy. Topics range from the Declaration of Independence to the Voyages of Columbus, and many more. The full series from Shell Education can be seen by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.
Experience the hustle and bustle of world marketplaces in this book, which includes comprehensive maps and colorful pictures. Readers will visit Asia, Africa, Europe, Mexico, Latin America and the Middle East to discover the differences in what items are sold.
Think you'd like to be a fire fighter? Learn about the special equipment fire fighters use, their role in community safety, and their lives at the station. This book features a comprehensive timeline of the history of firefighting from its origins in ancient Rome through firefighting practices of today plus vocabulary related to fire fighters and fire safety.
What does it take to become a professional ballet dancer? This book uncovers a ballet dancer's long hours, the importance of eating healthy, and basic ballet positions. Even football players have to practice ballet to improve their balance!
Follow a day in the life of cowboys and cowgirls as they carry out their everyday duties caring for and herding cattle. This book reveals the history of cowhands and how the job has changed over time. Readers will make a language arts connection while learning interesting vocabulary relating to cowhands and ranch life.
Engaging historical content using primary sources and photos in each colorful 32-page reader.
Compare family life during colonial times with today's families by exploring jobs, leisure activities, homes, and occupations. The book provides a comparison chart and vocabulary related to family life.
Texts in these books are written at four different reading levels to give every learner access to the content. Each text is two pages and includes matching pictures so each selection appears the same to students. Comprehension questions about the texts are provided, also on varying levels, so that every student can be successful. Choose from 15 different topics in each book to fully engage and motivate your students. Each text topic is provided at the following reading levels--below grade level, on grade level, above grade level, and an English language learner level. The Teacher Resource file includes Microsoft Word versions of the texts so teachers can further adapt, as necessary, for their population of students. Full-color versions of the texts and digital copies of all the images are also included on the Teacher Resource zip file.
Build upon student interest in forensic science and crime scene investigating techniques with interlocking reading passages and lab activities. As students delve deeper into the concepts presented they will improve critical thinking skills and content-area literacy development.
Capture the interest of 3rd grade readers with poetry that is fun to read and perform! Coauthored by well-known fluency expert, Timothy Rasinski, this incredible book for Grade 3 students encourages fluency and word study through playful, original content that will engage both reluctant and skilled readers. The easy-to-use, standards-based lessons and purposeful activity pages address key literacy skills. Each book also includes an Audio ZIP file that can be used to support fluency and comprehension, as well as an interactive whiteboard-compatible Teacher Resource ZIP file that can be used to support literacy skills. 144pp.
Written specifically for language arts teachers at all levels, this resource helps facilitate the understanding and process of writing differentiated lessons to accommodate all readiness levels, learning styles, and interests. Lessons are based on various differentiation strategies including tiered assignments, tiered graphics organizers, leveled questions, multiple intelligence, leveled learning centers, problem-based learning, independent investigations, and reading buddies.Lessons are vertically aligned and provided at four different levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
How did people of colonial times communicate compared to today? Find out with this book featuring a comprehensive invention timeline as well as vocabulary related to modern technology, specifically communication methods.