Discover how longer, warmer days cause changes in the environment and how people's activities change.
New plants poke through the soil. Birds build nests and lay eggs. Kids play outdoors longer after school. What does it all mean? It must be spring! From changes in the growth cycles of plants to the signs of spring that can be found in backyards, parks, woodlands, wetlands, cities, and farms all across North America, this colorful book will give kids an exciting opportunity to explore nature in action. Activities, such as recording relative changes in temperature, precipitation, and the length of days in weather notebooks, give readers a chance to gain insights beyond the facts and figures. Expertly crafted to meet early elementary reading and science curriculum standards, How Do You Know It's Spring? introduces young readers to basic science concepts and the two fundamental components of scientific inquiry - making observations, and drawing inferences from those observations.
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Spinning the dreidel. This is what many Jewish children most look forward to during Haunukkah. A twirl of the four-sided dice-like top can earn a candy jackpot! Young readers will learn how to play this game and how it connects to the eight-day celebration of light.
Reading Comprehension Practice for seventh and eighth grades improves reading skills by providing: -independent reading for on-level readers -instructional reading for below-level readers -supplemental reading for above-level readers All units feature reading guides, comprehension questions, and more. This middle school reading comprehension workbook gives students the practice they need to be successful readers by helping them: -decode words -relate new information to known information -monitor growth and take action when necessary The Mark Twain Publishing Company provides classroom decorations and supplemental books for middle-grade and upper-grade classrooms. These products are designed by leading educators and cover science, math, behavior management, history, government, language arts, fine arts, and social studies.
In jaw-dropping photos, Doug Wechsler captures the life cycle of the American toad from egg to tadpole to adult. To get these images, Wechsler sat in a pond wearing waders, went out night after night in search of toads, and cut his own glass to make a home aquarium. The resulting photos reveal metamorphosis in extreme close-up as readers have never seen it before. Budding naturalists will be transfixed by this unprecedented peek into the secrets of tadpole transformation. Demystifying
Your fifth grade students can learn about the same topic—while reading at their own level! The all-new Nonfiction Reading Practice guides students in reading and understanding nonfiction texts with articles that span the curriculum, helping to boost students’ knowledge and comprehension across subject areas. The leveled reading selections on the same topic and the supporting activities help you accommodate students’ varied reading abilities within one class. Nonfiction Reading Practice is a completely revised edition of a long-time favorite. It’s sure to be your favorite supplemental reading resource for facilitating reading groups and creating an inclusive reading environment!
Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States! How much do you know about America’s newest leader? Let’s start reading and learn!I’m Reading about Donald Trump helps early readers learn fun and interesting facts about Donald Trump. The colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text and photographs help bring the presidency to life. I'm Reading About Donald Trump topics include: BirthplaceSchool DaysCollege DaysFamily BusinessFamous SkyscrapersResorts and SportsBranching OutThe FamilyMelaniaBooks and TVPoliticsThe PrimariesRunning MateThe ElectionThe New PresidentDid You Know? GlossaryAnd More!Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:Grade Levels: K-3
The experiments in this book fall under ten topics that relate to three aspects of life science: Human Organ & Body Systems; Maintaining a Healthy Body; and Wetland Ecosystems. In each section you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the learning intention, the success criteria, materials needed, a lesson outline as well as some insight on what results to expect when the experiments are conducted. Suggestions for differentiation are also included so that all students can be successful in the learning environment. 96 Pgs.
Help develop kindergarten through twelfth grade students' critical-thinking and comprehension skills with Leveled Text-Dependent Question Stems: Science. This book includes a variety of high-interest science texts as well as specific text-dependent questions that are provided at four different levels to help teachers differentiate and meet the needs of all students. With this easy-to-use resource, teachers will learn strategies to effectively guide students in analyzing informational text to build their comprehension skills and use evidence to justify their responses.
In the high-interest, nonfiction text Aaron Burr, readers will examine the life of Aaron Burr and his political rivalry with Alexander Hamilton. Through the use of dynamic primary sources like maps and letters, middle school students will be engaged as they read about history and build their literacy skills. Supporting current social studies standards, this full-color text includes intriguing images, interesting sidebars, a glossary, and other important text features to support learning and strengthen key comprehension skills. Challenging activities require students to use text evidence to connect back to what they'+char(39)+'ve read.