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    Go Ape

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
    Was: $8.95 (USD)
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    Go Ape

    All over the world the Great Apes are now endangered. This learning package explores man's closest animal relatives in ways that enlighten, entertain and challenge. The behavior of animals is compared with behavior of humans, along with lessons on group dynamics, family structures, communities and environment. Activities that use any newspaper explore wildlife and environmental issues in local areas. Photos are up-close and personal - and sure to engage students of all ages.


     
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    Writer's Workshop

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 2 - 9
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    Writer's Workshop

    Great story ideas often come from everyday life. And everyday life comes to us every day in newspapers. This innovative learning package shows kids how to mine newspaper stories, ads, photos and headlines for writing ideas - weird plots, unsolved mysteries, unusual characters and settings. North Carolina's state Department of Education recommended that this package be distributed to every student in the state!


     
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    Words of Heritage - Writing Black History

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Words of Heritage - Writing Black History

    From earliest times, the experience of African Americans has been a story of emotion, strength, families and communities. This popular Black History Month package profiles black writers of fiction, poetry, plays, rap and children's literature and explores how writing expresses heritage. Centerspread offers resources for researching family histories. Writers featured include Walter Dean Myers, Alice Walker, Terry McMillan, Christopher Paul Curtis, Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez, Lorraine Hansberry, August Wilson, Suzan Lori Parks, Ntozake Shange and more. Writing activities polish skills for students of all ages.


     
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    Writing Skills Super-Size Teacher Guide

    Hollister Kids
    36 Pages, Grades 2 - 12
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    Writing Skills Super-Size Teacher Guide

    Learning to write well is a skill that will help students all through life. In this learning package, themed units give students activities to practice writing about heritage, culture, life, challenges, surroundings, beginnings and literature. Other units teach skills for opinion writing, news and expository writing, creative writing and storytelling. The package includes 13 units and 19 activity sheets that teachers may photocopy and distribute to students.


     
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    Character Education - English/Spanish

    Hollister Kids
    32 Pages, Grades 4 - 12
    Was: $10.95 (USD)
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    Character Education - English/Spanish

    Schools are now being asked to teach values, as well as academics - to make students better people, as well as smarter ones. This bilingual English/Spanish learning package explores the key values of respect, responsibility, caring, honesty, self-discipline, courage, love, truthfulness and fairness - and shows how they can be learned through different subject areas. The package was honored nationally for excellence in the Distinguished Achievement Awards Competition of the Association of Educational Publishers (EdPress). Translated by a Texas middle school teacher, the package offers a side-by-side layout that allows students to cross-reference the English and Spanish texts.


     
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    This Is Your Community

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 2 - 8
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    This Is Your Community

    A community has many parts. Each part provides things students or their families need. This learning package in English and Spanish takes elementary students on a tour of the community. It also won a Gold Medal in the 2004 Distinguished Achievement Competition of the Association of Educational Publishers (EdPress). If students are new to an area, this package will help them get to know their new home. If they have lived there a long time, it will remind them how things work. Though geared to younger students, this illustrated package doubles wonderfully as a teaching tool for beginning Spanish or ESL classes!


     
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    Women & Diversity Super-Size Teacher Guide

    Hollister Kids
    52 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Women & Diversity Super-Size Teacher Guide

    This Super-Size Teacher Guide features 18 units of activities that explore diversity and cover a wide range of ethnic and racial groups. Themed units use any newspaper to explore Women's History, Black History, Hispanic History, Native American History, Irish History, Jewish History and Asian American History. This Super-Size Teacher Guide can support classoom activities from Hispanic Heritage Month in September through Native American Month in November through Black History Month in February through Women's History and Irish History in March through Jewish History in April through Asian-Pacific Heritage Month in May. No single package can give you a bigger return!


     
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    Symbols of the Holidays

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Symbols of the Holidays

    Every holiday is rich in symbols. The Christmas tree. The Hanukkah menorah. The harvest items of Kwanzaa. This learning package takes a fresh look at winter holidays by examining the symbols that make them special. Holidays include Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, 3 Kings Day, New Year, Chinese New Year, Vietnamese New Year (Tet), Japanese New Year, Ramadan, the Muslim pilgrimage called the Hajj and the Hindu celebration of learning Vasant Panchami. Beyond holidays, the package gets students to think how important symbols are to human history, philosophy, beliefs, literature and the arts. Joseph Campbell would love how this package explores how similar symbols developed in different societies.


     
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    Summer Reading

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Summer Reading

    How do you keep students reading through the summer? This learning package has been a hit solution from the time it was introduced. It offers tips for finding interesting books, newspaper activities to explore language and improve skills, and a chart in the centerspread in which students can log 10 weeks' worth of books they read during summer vacation.


     
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    Study Skills

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Study Skills

    Class assignments tell students WHAT to study, but kids often miss out on HOW to study. This widely popular learning package explores strategies for developing the skills and work habits that are key to success in school. Of special interest are sections on study styles, study settings, listening, time management and test taking. This package has been used successfully by students from upper elementary school right through the first year of college!


     
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    Steps to Better Reading

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Steps to Better Reading

    Every child must read to succeed. And this learning package offers students step-by-step assistance for building their reading skills. With quizzes and how-to features, it takes students through a variety of reading genres and shows them how to get the most out of each type. Every category comes with a listing of books recommended by libraries or teachers. Centerspread is a chart that students can use to keep track of what they have read for a semester, the summer or a whole year.


     
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    Moms and Much More

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 2 - 6
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    Moms and Much More

    This learning package is a great way to wrap up the school year in May with a program that touches kids' strongest family emotions and teaches about women's achievement. Two adorable kids search the attic for a costume party-and find a new appreciation for the many jobs mothers do. Package includes a template for children to make Mother's Day cards.


     
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    Make the Reading Connection

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Make the Reading Connection

    School districts and states now require tests to measure students' reading ability each year or at key grade levels. This special learning package will help students get ready for those tests, and to improve reading comprehension every day. It contains newspaper-style stories on topics kids enjoy, questions based on those stories, vocabulary words, book lists and activities using any daily newspaper.


     
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    Math Carnival

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 2 - 6
    Was: $8.95 (USD)
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    Math Carnival

    Math not only provides vital life skills for students. It's also fun! This new learning package for elementary and middle students explores key math concepts by taking them on a trip through an amusement carnival. As they take on puzzles and numbers challenges, they will build skills that will help them for years to come. Whimsical illustrations make this package as much fun as a real carnival (and can double as a coloring activity for younger students). All newspaper activities are tied to listed education standards.


     
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    Lost Worlds - Adventures in Archaeology

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
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    Lost Worlds - Adventures in Archaeology

    Almost every day, the fields of archaeology and paleontology make new discoveries that amaze and inform us about our world. This lively, award-winning learning package will engage students by looking at some of the most significant breakthroughs of the last several years. Subjects include ancient ruins, shipwrecks, dinosaurs, mummies, mammoths and more. Newspaper activities on every page connect to all sciences. This package was doubly honored for excellence in the national Distinguished Achievement Competition of the Association of Educational Publishers (EdPress).


     
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    Learn to Write

    Hollister Kids
    16 Pages, Grades 3 - 12
    Was: $8.95 (USD)
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    Learn to Write

    In every state and school district, teachers are being challenged to improve literacy skills, boost student assessment scores and do a better job preparing students for higher education and life. This learning package combines the work of an engaging illustrator with a dynamic program that will help students improve performance in all kinds of writing. With the newspaper as a model, this package offers detailed instruction on how to improve expository writing, creative writing, opinion writing, descriptive writing and more. Practical activities show students how to get to the point, recognize key details and pick the best words for the best results.