Build a foundation for total learning success with Everything About Animals! Designed by experts in education, Everything About Animals provides your child with essential practice in early science concepts, recognition of animals around the world, plus, fun games. High-interest lessons capture a child's attention while fun activities reinforce important basic skills. Put your child on the road to success with the Everything About series!
Here is everything you need to introduce your students to Canada! Includes reproducible story book told by character Brandon Beaver. A nine-page reproducible student booklet will introduce students to the maple leaf, Canada goose, Mountie and more. More than 40 activities, teacher information & suggestions and answer key.
Here is a valuable and easy-to-use classroom resource for the busy teacher! Ready-to-use information and worksheets cover both social studies and language arts curriculum. There are eight sections with two reading activities (fiction and non-fiction) and one writing activity per grade in each section. Each chapter has a key social studies, literacy and convention focus, and the literacy skills are listed at the bottom of each worksheet. Also provided are reading and social studies assessments, and two rubrics for easy marking. Teaching tips, extension activities and complete answer key included. 80 pages.
Parents who take an active role in their child's education can have a great impact on the child's success. This resource is designed to give parents the opportunity to support what happens in the classroom. Your beginning reader will enjoy the stories and activities while developing new literacy skills. The stories, concepts and skills are Canadian content, grade appropriate and aligned to the Canadian Language Arts curriculum. Special features include: Application of reading vocabulary and reading comprehension skills; Variety of activities to extend thinking beyond the story and to engage your child's imagination; Answer key for the activities. The Raising a Reader series will encourage your Grade 1 child to take those first steps in becoming a lifelong reader.
Take this opportunity to discover the wide-ranging assortment of children's literature available from Canadian authors. Some of these will be known, while others will be a new experience. The ideas and activities are designed to used with fiction & non-fiction alike, and can be used in an individualized reading program or with a group. This resource will also lend itself to teaching English as a second language. Includes comprehension and vocabulary activities on 46 books. Books used can be found in any school or public library.
Thirty-seven drawings of our Prime Ministers, entertainers, artists, athletes and inventors. Illustrations are reproducible, black and white line drawings, sized at 8 1/2 x 11.
The 52 stories in this book have been designed to familiarize and develop student awareness of Canadian symbols, animals, birds, seasons, month of the year, special celebrations, famous places, and famous people. Each topic contains an information story and a follow-up exercise designed to review and develop strong reading and phonetic skills. The material in this book can be used in a variety of ways. 116 pages
A Sound Approach presents a logically sequenced method for teaching reading and spelling using phonemic awareness. The book is based on real classroom experiences, a synthesis of contemporary research, and teacher feedback. This resource provides the knowledge and skills you need to effectively assess and teach crucial reading skills to your beginning and struggling readers.
In our ever-changing world, the amount of information we receive is growing constantly. Young children need the opportunity to study forms of media and discuss how it impacts upon their lives. These messages can influence the ideas and reasoning of young minds. Once students have acquired the skills to look at media images critically, they will be better equipped to make decisions about the true value of the messages. Students will understand media texts; understand media forms and techniques; create media texts. Includes 7 media texts activities, 2 media forms and technique activities, 4 creating media texts activities and 19 additional activities plus a teacher guide.
Students will gain an understanding of the different family structures and the diversity and cultural differences found within families; develop respect for others who come from different backgrounds than themselves; accept and celebrate differences in their classroom society as well as large societies; understand the roles and responsibilities of various family members; learn how family traditions and activities work together to build a strong cultural and family identity that strengthens family relationships; be able to recognize that strong families working together from within, help to create strong communities.