Joins the Lewis and Clark Expedition as it leaves camp near St. Louis in the spring of 1804 to travel up the Missouri River.
Written for students who are struggling in math, Math Tutor: Mastering Algebra Skills is an excellent tool for providing additional concept reinforcement. Each lesson in this book contains an “Absorb” section to instruct and simplify math concepts, as well as an “Apply” section to help students grasp concepts on their own. Topics covered include fractions, order of operations, expressions and equations with variables, solving linear equations, polynomials, and more! It is great for use in the classroom or at home and fully supports NCTM standards! Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.
Reinforce reading comprehension skills with these higher-level activities! All 3 reproducible books are divided by season and feature 90 nonfiction stories and 720 skill-based questions. The high-interest stories from Level 1 and Level 2 were reformatted, then given follow-up exercises which include 8 questions that focus on specific skills. Skills include Main Idea, Conclusion, Sequence, Inference, Comparison, Vocabulary, and more!
Felix O'Finnegan has been an inventor ever since he was a small child. His ideas were getting bigger and bigger, but all of the grown ups kept saying, "No!" Felix continued to dream, invent, and build no matter what the adults said. He finally created a flying machine! Readers will watch Felix never give up on his dream as he builds his greatest invention yet! Clever illustrations and a strong message make this an engaging book for children.
This teacher-friendly resource provides practical artsbased strategies for classroom teachers to use in teaching language arts content. Overview information and model lessons are provided for each strategy and ideas are provided for grades K–2, 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12. The strategies addressed within the book allow teachers to make language arts instruction come alive and best meet students’ needs.
Ulysses S. Grant was a great war hero and served two terms as the President of the United States. Readers will learn about his life in this appealing biography that highlights his time working as secretary of war as well as leader of the Union Army--including such events as the Battle of Shiloh, Vicksburg, and what he told Confederates about terms of surrender. The vivid images and illustrations work in conjunction with intriguing facts, helpful glossary, and easy to read text to engage readers from cover to cover!
Starting with a blank canvas, the illustrator of this eBook paints the picture in a series, moving from background to middle ground to foreground. This process encourages the child to interpret each new addition to the scene. Wordless picture books are a first step to reading. The stories are a sequence of pictures that children follow and tell what happens in their own words. This activity helps build vocabulary, comprehension skills, and imagination. Older children and adults can follow along and duplicate the progression to paint their own "Sand & Surf" painting using acrylics or any computer graphics program.
Your proud young readers will say, "I can make it and I can read it!" when they complete these irresistible, interactive booklets. These student-made booklets help develop essential early literacy skills through rhyming, repetitive, or predictable text. As they color, cut, paste, and write, your little ones will also be developing their fine-motor skills. Choose from 20 booklets to complete your favorite spring themes, such as Earth Day, bees, health, and rainbows.