The way we communicate with others is continuously changing as technology evolves. From telephone operators to Skype, this book examines how and why communication has progressed since the early 19th century. Critical thinking is encouraged through spread-by-spread comparisons of mail to email and everything in between.
While today most food is bought from a grocery store, many years ago food was grown and harvested on the family farm. This informative title examines different types of foods eaten and how they were produced from the olden days to the present.
This exciting title provides students with a comparative look between a modern-day classroom and a one-room schoolhouse from long ago. From slates to whiteboards, question boxes encourage students to compare and contrast how they learn today with how students learned long ago.
How are today’s toys and games different from those in the past? This informative title compares the pastimes and playthings of the olden days to the modern games and toys kids love today. Simple text and engaging pictures aid students in their comparison of two different time periods.
From wagons and steamboats to hybrid cars and ferries, all modes of transportation have changed significantly over time. Historical photographs and accessible text combine to help young readers compare and contrast transportation from past to present.
Once upon a time, doctors made house calls, fire trucks were pulled by horses, and the milkman delivered fresh milk right to peoples’ doors. In this innovative title, students will love learning about their favorite community helpers and how their jobs have evolved over time.
Learn how pizza became a popular food and make a mini pizza of your own. (eBook and audio file bundle)
Play the way former President Jimmy Carter did when he was a kid. (eBook and audio file bundle)
Ready to study the U.S. Presidents in a fun, hands-on way? This Lapbook includes a Study Guide that will provide you with all you need for an overview of this President's life and presidency.
Many women in history are examples of character qualities worth imitating. Use this hands-on tool to learn about some of these inspiring women. Create booklets to place inside the lapbook folders, and improve retention of the information. Includes a Study Guide that can be used for teaching the topic. This product can stand alone or be used as a supplement to any other curriculum. This lapbook was designed with the K-6th grade student in mind, but it could be used with higher grades with some small adjustments.
The era of the Renaissance & Reformation was an exciting time. Use this hands-on tool to learn more about this time in history. Create booklets to place inside the Lapbook folders, and improve retention of the information. Includes a Study Guide that can be used for teaching the topic. This product can stand alone or be used as a supplement to any other curriculum. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own household.
A concise, information-packed overview of U.S. history from 1900–2001, our 3-panel (6-page) guide covers key events in our nation’s history during that time period. The easy-to-follow timeline format is broken out to highlight principal time periods, and is enhanced by callout features and appealing graphics. Its effective capturing of the dynamic 20th century is sure to make this guide a hit with all readers.
This book can and will go anywhere kids go! Kids learn interesting facts about African-American heroes from the past to the present while using their own creativity to color a wide variety of beautiful pictures! Students will be proud of their results and "new found" smarts! Not only will the kids have fun coloring the pictures, but will learn about the people, places, and historical events. This 24-page reproducible book evokes emotion and actually teaches a child something.
From the time that Charles Dryden was a little boy, he always dreamed of flying airplanes. As a young man, he did learn to fly. Charles became a Tuskegee Airman! This brave group of African American aviators proved that they had the knowledge and the skills needed to be successful pilots.
Condoleezza Rice is one of the most famous and successful African American women in U.S. history! She has bravely accepted the challenge of working in an environment where she is different. She has excelled in all she does. Condoleezza Rice is an excellent role model to us all! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.
Carol Moseley Braun is a very well known African American woman! She was the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate and didn't stop there. After earning a long list of awards and achievements, Carol decided to accomplish something really big! She joined the 2004 U.S. presidential race! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.