Easy-to-read text with bright, full color photographs brings Nevada to young students. Presented in a simple, easily understandable, "scrapbook" format, kids will truly enjoy opening this travelogue-like book. This 48-page book is filled with current state facts and statistical data. Important historical information segues to up-to-date details on cities, economics, geography, and climate.
Bullet trains originated in Japan. They are the fastest trains on Earth. Young readers will learn about the history of bullet trains, the technology that makes their high speed possible, and what bullet trains may be like in the future!
No boredom allowed with the new Thinking Kids Brainy Book for Girls for ages six and up! Encourage critical thinking, creativity, and concentration with this jam-packed 192-page activity book. Every delightfully illustrated page is designed to blast away the bores and snores from long car rides, rainy days, or any time a boost of fun is needed. These captivating activities and clever puzzles will sharpen skills without being homework and provide hours of educational entertainment. The Thinking Kids Brainy Book series provides activities such as search and find, doodles, mazes, and word searches. These colorful books sharpen observation and concentration skills. Interactive activities such as crosswords, word games, decoding, and list prompts are designed to help your child master critical thinking skills while having fun at the same time.
You will meet the brave men and women who fought for equal rights. You will learn about their difficult struggles. You will celebrate their victories. And you will see how the Civil Rights Movement truly changed America! Some of the important people you discover in the Civil Rights Coloring Book include:Jackie RobinsonThe Tuskegee AirmenLinda BrownThe “Little Rock Nine” Rosa ParksRuby BridgesMartin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott KingSome of the important events in the Civil Rights Coloring Book include: The history of the civil rightsSegregationMontgomery Bus Boycott“Sit-ins” Freedom RidesMarch on Washington“Freedom Summer” Equal RightsThe Civil Rights Color Book activities include word search, maze, matching, double trouble, draw half the picture, connect the dots, and decipher the code.
It's hard to believe that Apple, one of the world's most successful companies, was started out of a garage in Northern California in the 1970s. But Steve Jobs, Apple's co-founder, is no ordinary businessman. Spending much of his childhood tinkering with electronics, Jobs has become famous for his innovative thinking. From the Macintosh personal computer to the iPod, iTunes, and iPhone, Jobs has developed a variety of gadgets and software for kids and adult alike. Of course, it hasn't always been easy. His road to success also had some personal pitfalls. But Jobs continued to be motivated by curiosity, imagination and the sheer joy of discovery, revolutionizing the computer industry in today's digital era. Lexile 980
Through the fictitious character, William Hawkins interacting with two "real" Pilgrim children, Giles and Constance Hopkins, your students will learn why the Pilgrims wanted to come to America and of their adventures on the Mayflower and in the wilds of New England. There are two distinct versions for your students to enjoy. The Digital Screen Reader allows students to read the story via PDF on a computer screen. This version has a color cover and large print. The alternative version, the Personalized Student Reader, is an exciting new concept designed to get quality reading material directly into the hands of every student. Teachers using this version of Pilgrim Courage can print a full class set of readers and have the students make them into booklets (including binding). The student illustrates the cover with their own drawing. Then students read the story and do activities. When completed, the students take the book home! The Teacher Guide provides complete instructions on how to print and compile the Personalized Student Reader. It also contains lesson plans with activities for each chapter, as well as vocabulary worksheets for both the Digital Screen Reader and the Personalized Student Reader.
A collection of 25 leveled passages—just right for 7th and 8th graders—with text-dependent comprehension questions that help students tackle increasingly complex texts and provide the academic rigor called for by the Common Core State Standards.
Learning about different jobs is an important part of every student's academic career. Understanding jobs options can help and inspire children to succeed and possibly even create a sense of interest in a new academic subject.