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| Grades 3-6
Transform your literacy teaching staff into an energetic professional learning community with these publications to accompany the Comprehensive Literacy Resources (CLR) by Miriam P. Trehearne.
Organized to flexibly fit within school- or district-wide planning timeframes, the Guides are perfect for use in small groups led by literacy coaches or other facilitators of professional learning and staff development.
| Grades 6
In Brazil, many urban poor live in shacks built near skyscrapers. How can people close the gap on poverty and inequalityTM
Investigate earthquakes in Turkey and quake safety precautions.
Discover how ancient technologies are used to give information about time, seasons, and navigation.
Explore archaeology and the lifestyles and technologies of ancient Egypt.
Investigate monsoons, weather, and climates and how location and oceans affect climate.
Who was CleopatraTM How did she come to govern EgyptTM Read the story of Cleopatra and Mark Antony and learn how this powerful and determined woman became one of Egypt's most famous rulers.
Who was Marie CurieTM What discovery is she famous forTM Learn about the achievements of this woman who is honored as the first great female scientist in history and who worked hard to benefit the lives of others. Compassion
Who was Dith PranTM How does it feel to have to flee from your own homelandTM Read about his brave escape from the tragedy of the killing fields in Cambodia. Loyalty
Joruni longs to dance in the school concert. Instead, beautiful, graceful Kesor is chosen to dance the tale that is meant to bring the much-needed monsoon rains. When tragedy strikes Kesor's family, Joruni offers to help. Generosity
Text type: contemporary fiction
The thought of clinging to a steep rockface from a mere piece of rope is not Jorge's idea of summertime fun. When another camper gets into trouble, however, Jorge shows true friendship and bravery as he comes to the rescue!
By Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. Explore all the essential components of a quality upper elementary literacy program with this resource. The authors offer indispensable suggestions for efficiently and effectively helping those readers and writers at the lower end of the continuum of progress advance to mastery. This resource also presents the basic structure of the language/literacy program within a framework that encompasses the building of community through language, word study, reading, writing, and the visual arts. 672 pages. Grades 3-6.
| Grades 4-8
Harry has been held hostage by his mean Aunt and Uncle for most of his life. He has no idea that he is of wizard descent, nor that he is actually a wizard himself. A delivery via messenger owl invites him to explore the world of a new magical world. Softcover. Grades 4-8.
Investigate some of the most exciting new U.S. space discoveries.
Support differentiation with this self-checking, skills practice system . The VersaTiles Literacy Small-Group Kit is perfect for small groups, centers and stations, or independent practice. It's the captivating challenge of a puzzle with the purposeful practice of an activity book. VersaTiles Literacy for Grade 6 contains NEW, standards-aligned content in an exciting, full color format that encourages students to explore. The Small-Group Kits are uniquely designed to reinforce skill with specific activities allowing teachers to differentiate their classroom instruction.
Flexibility for task centers, independent or partner work, or one-on-one tutoring/remediation
Clearly stated objective for each activity that allows you to differentiate
Focus on foundational skills and concepts
Engaging puzzle format for a fun challenge
Immediate feedback for self-checking
6 Student Activity Books (1 copy of each title, 32-pages each)
2 Answer Cases
1 Teacher Guide
Level 6 Titles
Literacy Foundations: Phonics & Fluency
Literature: Comprehension Skills
Science Informational Text: Comprehension Skills
Social Studies Informational Text: Comprehension Skills
| Grades 1-8
Assess students' reading comprehension with this set of foam story cubes. Perfect for individual or small-group use, these cubes allow students to interact with any story from beginning to end. Liven up classroom reading discussion with 36 thought-provoking questions.
Boosts reading and listening comprehension
Encourages creativity and builds confidence in social settings
6 Foam story cubes
| Grades 4-6
Have middle school students sharpen math AND reading skills with this literature collection. Marilyn Burns-endorsed reading collections take imaginative fictional books and apply math lessons to the story. This is a fun and charming book collection that students, parents, and teachers will enjoy.
Counting on Frank
Each Orange Had 8 Slices
Grandfather Tang's Story
Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There IsTM
Jim and the Beanstalk
The King's Chessboard
Martha Blah Blah
A Million Fish...More or Less
On the Day You Were Born
The $1.00 Word Riddle Book
A Remainder of One
Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt
Two Ways to Count to Ten
Teacher's Resource Guide
| Grades 3-8
Crack the codes and solve the mysteries! Students take turns answering questions and solving mystery cards to earn badges in each of four categories—synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and multiple-meaning words.
| Grades 1-6
Promote brainstorming in both creative storytelling and informative writing activities. With 36 prompts, foam cubes offer a variety of ideas for individual or group writing. Includes Activity Guide. Cubes measure 1 5/8".
| Grades K-8
Chemical engineers are involved in developing things we use daily including cleaning supplies, fuels, and medicines. This book gives readers insight into this fascinating profession, including information on new environmentally-friendly technologies. Readers explore fundamental chemistry concepts including the states of matter and mixtures and solutions. Readers are then guided through the steps of the Engineering Design Process to complete a chemistry-related design challenge. Paperback.
Looking for fun prompts to get your students writingTM Help is here! Your young writers will enjoy flipping through these pages to select a type of writing, an object the writing will be about, and a characteristic of that item. Together they create a starter that gives students valuable writing practice.
Reading literature and reading informational text are given equal weight in the new Common Core State Standards. These 40 high-interest, leveled non-fiction passages and multiple-choice questions help prepare students to be successful in reading and understanding this type of material. Content is cross-curricular—drawn from science, social studies, and math. PLUS, each passage also includes a suggested writing extension activity. For use with the Hot Dots pen. Pen sold separately.Grades 1-6/Ages 6-11
Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineering principles. Paperback
Agricultural engineers are in the front line in the challenge to provide a secure food supply for our world. This timely book explores how engineers design methods, as well as machinery for growing and harvesting crops, to make farming more efficient. Real-life examples help students understand key concepts related to this important profession. With an overview of the engineering design process, readers are encouraged to apply the same steps into their own agricultural engineering challenge. Paperback
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