Explores the history and traditions associated with the Christmas season. Teaches that Christmas is a multicultural celebration with traditions borrowed from many parts of the globe. Contains excellent background information and wealth of practical activities.
Over 200 printable Christmas Activities for children to make and do. Ready to go printable activities. Teacher/Parent resources, Activity Sheets, Craft and cooking Recipes plus Christmas poems written by an award winning poet. Activities include a huge selection of printable Decorations for children to color cut and make. Hats, Christmas Cats, present labels, Dear Santa Letters and Mailbox, Christmas around the world, Angel and Star tree toppers, Santa and Elf Necklaces, Christmas Calendar and so much more. A fantastic resource for the Festive Season with hours of activities for use year after year and quick and easy to use.
Arizona and her family find a way to thank their grocery store's customers at Thanksgiving. (eBook and audio file bundle)
Publisher: Highlights for Children
Product ID: HFC9781682382257
Grades: 3 - 6
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate, Middle School
File Size: 9.76 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
Tex and Indi are five-year-old twins who live in San Francisco with their cat named Cow, their big sister, Arizona, and their mom and dad. Their stories appear monthly in Highlights High Five®. In this collection of 10 stories, the twins go shopping for birthday presents for a friend, dive into reading at the local public library, make banana bread in their classroom, help on a farm, and much more. With illustration support and simple texts, these stories will appeal to both preschoolers and beginning readers.
In this collection of three beautifully illustrated stories from Highlights High Five®, a sick prince is rescued by the children of the realm in "Grumps"; a robin tells her friends about her nest and begins to worry, Is my nest good enough? in "Robin's Best Nest"; and a young desert hare ignores the warning of his mother and friends in "I Smell Rain."
A set of three illustrated stories from Highlights High Five®. In "Daddy's Coming Home!" Caleb's father is returning home from an overseas deployment and Caleb worries, Will Daddy remember me? In "Raju's New Book," Raju finds a clever way to get his busy family members to read his new book to him. And in "Finding Room for Teddy," when Sammy and Mama are packing up their house he finds a solution to the problem of not enough room for his beloved teddy bear.
Three delightfully illustrated stories from Highlights High Five®. In the retelling of the traditional tale, "Hummingbird and Heron," readers learn why hummingbirds eat nectar and heron eat fish. In the cumulative tale "Five Frosty Friends," five adorable snowmen struggle to stay on their sleds. And in the cumulative tale "Six Spotted Seals," each seal gradually moves from the shore to the sea.
In this collection of six stories from Highlights High Five®, three were written by Joy Cowley ("Elephant Work," "Shampoo," and Duck Town"). All six stories feature animal characters. The lavish illustrations and large print make them suitable as read-alouds for preschoolers and as texts for beginning readers.
A zany collection of silly animal tales from the pages of Highlights High Five®. From backyard bunnies who act like rock stars to a rooster who can't stop hiccupping long enough to crow, these stories will delight preschoolers and beginning readers alike.
A delightful collection of stories from Highlights High Five®. The large, colorful illustrations support the brief texts and many of them are told in rhyme. Written by Joy Cowley, Nancy White Carlstrom, and others, these stories are perfect for story-time in a preschool classroom or for independent reading time in a primary grade classroom.
Bert and Beth are young orangutans who live with their grandpa. They don't look like humans, but they certainly act like them. Their stories appear regularly in Highlights High Five®. In this collection of 10 stories, they imagine themselves in the stories Grandpa reads at bedtime, invite their friends over to play, fly a kite, and more. These very short texts are just right for reading aloud to preschoolers and sharing with beginning readers.
Max, a porcupine, Felix, a rabbit, and Harriet, a raccoon, are the best of friends. Their stories appear regularly in Highlights High Five®. Young beginning readers and preschool listeners alike will delight in this collection of five stories. The three friends hike through the woods, hunt for lost toys, surprise their elderly neighbor with a handmade gift, and more.
In these 19 stories from Highlights High Five®, one character in each story speaks in Spanish. The Spanish text is printed in color and a pronunciation guide and a translation of the text is included in each story. The children in these stories celebrate the 100th day of school, help in the garden, read to the library story dog, bring home a new kitten from the shelter, and more. Perfect for both English and Spanish-speaking listeners and readers.
Your children will be eager to find the nine hidden objects in each illustration in this collection of 10 My First Hidden Pictures™ Puzzles from Highlights High Five®. Each puzzle is paired with a nursery rhyme, making these puzzles an excellent resource to strengthen children's ability to read a picture, understand the conventions of print, and identify letters as you talk about the object labels.
A collection of rebuses from Highlights®. Rebuses have long been used by teachers and parents to help young children learn to read. Pictures are substituted for words that students may not be able to identify or decode. Illustrated by the award-winning illustrators that contribute to Highlights®.
The ten word puzzles that make up this collection are ideal for literacy skills-building. And they're fun! Perfect for learning centers or take-home activities. From the creators of Highlights®. Answer key is included.
A lively collection of 19 illustrated poems from Highlights High Five®. Each poem's illustration includes a puzzle. After listening to or reading the poem, children will hunt for letters hidden in the illustration, count sets of objects to determine quantity, and more. A great addition to your poetry and skill building lessons.
Little Bunny is an industrious little bunny who lives with his mama and papa. He loves to celebrate – and almost any day will do. In this collection of 10 stories, Little Bunny celebrates the first day of spring, the first day of summer, Papa's birthday, and more. With strong illustration support, these texts are perfect for beginning readers. And the delightful plots will entertain preschoolers at story-time.
A collection of nine original and retold folktales from Highlights®. Stories from all over the world, including India, Turkey, Russia, and Japan will expose students to foreign cultures and faraway lands. Each story is beautifully illustrated. Common Core-aligned Skills Masters accompany each story. Answer keys are included.
Your class will travel from India to Turkey, Russia, Japan and beyond with 9 worldly folktales from Highlights™ magazine. These meaningful fiction pieces will expose students to foreign cultures and faraway lands, while teaching them ways to live life wisely.
Imaginations will run wild with this collection of 6 fictional stories from Highlights™ magazine. Leprechauns, unicorns, knights and treasure will keep students engaged as they read these tales and dream up fantasies of their own.
Supplement your math lessons with this collection of 6 fictional tales from Highlights™ magazine. Stories revolve around topics such as allowance, commerce and bartering, applying real-life situations to math-based topics.
Encourage students to get outside with these 9 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine that focus on everything from gardening to night fishing to walking in the rain.
This selection of 9 historical fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine will give students a perspective on life in the late 19th to mid 20th century. From stampedes to dust storms, and through the Great Depression to World War II, courageous characters overcome adversity in different cultures throughout history.
From campouts to tornados to cattle stampedes, these 9 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine share all the emotions - fear, pride and exhilaration - of the wildest of adventures.
Perfect for a cold-weather reading center, this collection of 3 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine tell the tales of a skiing expedition, a Valentine's Day surprise and a child's first time seeing snow.
What's more special than the bond between friends? This collection of 9 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine celebrates teamwork, generosity and other qualities of friendship at its best.
Pumpkins, mysteries, and Halloween hijinks are only one part of this collection of 3 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine. Students will also learn about working together, friendship, and that good things can come of a bad situation.
These 3 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine use skiing, baseball and ice skating as examples of how kids can overcome their fears and achieve their goals through perseverance.
Help Ducktective Max, the Private I's and others solve mysteries and crack codes in these 3 fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine. They're the perfect way to make problem solving fun!
These 3 silly fiction stories from Highlights™ magazine will keep kids giggling as they learn about underlying themes such as compassion, reason and resilience.
This collection of fiction stories from Highlights™ features stories about Fox and Bear. This collection contains 3 stories.
This collection of 6 fictional family-themed stories from Highlights™ magazine focuses on cultures, traditions and relationships within families. From sibling spats to Halloween costumes to Hanukkah celebrations, your students will identify with situations that are familiar to every home.