We found authentic pieces of current “real life” from different, Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America and put them together in this fantastic, visually inspiring book. Over 1,000 photographs of everyday Latin American life (plus advertisements, menus, maps, recipes and brochures) fill this "scrapbook style book" into 447 pages. There’s so much cultural material that we had to put it in two user-friendly binders! The book divides the realia into 10 categories, such as food, pop culture, family and home, shopping and entertainment, and includes 15 suggested activities for classroom use. Color and B & W pages. Reproducible. ©2011. English, Spanish. All levels.
All you need to teach United States history in one book! This workbook promotes critical thinking and creativity and offers a variety of activities for individuals and groups. Photographs, letters, speeches, and more form the basis of critical thinking and essay activities. Students also analyze primary source materials and create timelines, posters, and stamps. Activities are grouped by U.S. History Era, and cover every topic you teach. Answer key included. ©2011. Reproducible.
This book contains over 20 different projects, all designed to reinforce key first-year concepts. With clear, step-by-step instructions and reproducible templates, students create 3D, interactive paper “foldables” in an easy, fun environment. Each finished project is a powerful reference tool, and allows your students to grasp complicated concepts in an easy-to-see and quick way. Includes 31 first-year topics like colors, numbers, gender, conjugation, irregular verbs and more. ©2014. English, French.
400+ Scavenger hunts all are online activitis! Students use their computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone to help find answers to the questions dealing with literature and language. These activities, which are used either in class or as homework, are excellent tools for students to experience the classroom using technology they already use for fun. Why fight it! At the end of the Literature, Authors, and Language sections there are enrichment projects that encourage your students to be creative while using the information from some of the games played. ©2015. Reproducible.
Teach your students poetry using the close reading concept of having the student read and re-read the poems again and again. They learn to scrutinize every word, every phrase, and every sentence that could convey deeper meanings. Students learn to compare and contrast poems to other kinds of fiction and to nonfiction. Lesson have them write paragraph answers and longer, essay-style responses. To understand poetry, students need to know about poetic devices. The devices are covered in the lessons, and a glossary is included at the end of the book. Includes a fun section on poetry in music that your students will love! Includes an answer key of suggested responses. ©2014. Reproducible.
Nonfiction High School is designed to help your students comprehend the world of nonfiction reading. The six chapters cover Humor, Appreciating Nature, Independence, Hope, Military, and Famous Quotes. Each chapter contains two nonfiction stories, or speeches with one worksheet for each story or speech. By using this workbook as your guide, incorporating nonfiction pieces becomes easier and more enjoyable for you and your students. Answer Key and Glossary of Terms are included. ©2014. Reproducible.
Your students are introduced to key literary concepts using excerpts from eight popular novels that your students may or may not have read this year. Students will use the activities in this book to focus on these concepts and gain a better understanding of their uses in literature. Once students learn how to identify the concepts, they will see them everywhere! Examples include: symbolism & archetypes in The Scarlett Letter, imagery in The Great Gatsby, realism vernacular & moral dilemma in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and more. ©2014. Including answer key.
The purpose of Expository Writing Activities is to break down the concepts related to the composition of informative, persuasive-argumentation, and fictional narrative writing modes into smaller, focused lessons to make it easier for students to manipulate, practice, and implement. This book also includes notes for basics of expository and narrative writing and the writing process, as well as simplified activities for editing and revising student writing. With activities, examples, and topics, these materials and activities will make essays flow easier from students, creating writing success. ©2014. Reproducible.
The frustration of trying to help struggling writers is over! This step-by-step writing book is specifically designed to assist you in leading students out of the writing rut of the same old mistakes to find a new confidence in informative, persuasive-argumentation, and personal narrative essays. Thirty-four activities are included with examples, and topics aimed specifically at the middle school grades. This book also includes notes for the basics of expository and narrative writing, and the writing process, as well as simplified activities for editing and revising student writing. ©2014. Reproducible.
Reinforce what your students learn watching Quack! SAT® Vocab videos by using these workbooks along with the videos. Students not only retain the meanings of the words, but they also exercise their minds. The lessons include pronunciation, parts of speech, related forms, synonyms and antonyms, analogies, and context clues. All lessons include answer keys, tests, and test answer keys. There is also a word list with definitions. ©2013.
Encourage friendly debate and articulate arguments among your students with these relevant, modern prompts—everything from school dress code to social media, censorship to medical marijuana, and much more. Take controversial topics and break them down into appropriate conversation with critical thinking questions and pre-written tasks to help your students achieve strong, researched opinions. ©2015.
Introduce an argument to get students involved with the topics you’re teaching. Putting the subject in a debate format helps them get invested, form a passion for research and learning outside the classroom. The debates are all high school appropriate. Subject topics range from famous explorers to religion, Greek and Roman Empires, and more. Once you have the format down, create your own debates! Includes ready-to-use debate lessons, as well as different debating styles, scoring rubric, and ideas on how to expand and extend each debate and follow-up questions. Ensure that each student comes away from the debate with a well-rounded knowledge of the subject. ©2014. Reproducible.
There's nothing like an argument to get students involved with the topics you're teaching. The debate format helps them get invested, form a passion for research and learning outside of the classroom. These debates are all high school appropriate. Topics include: famous explorers, religion, Greek and Roman empires, and more. Once you have the format down, you can create your own debate subjects! You will find ready-ro-use debate lessons, different debating styles, a scoring rubric, and ideas on how to expand and extend each debate. Follow-up questions included ensure that each student comes away with a well-rounded knowledge of the subject. ©2014. Reproducible.
Introduce an argument to get students involved with the topics you’re teaching. Putting the subject in a debate format helps them get invested, form a passion for research and learning outside the classroom. The debates are all high school appropriate. Subject include: political and economic systems, geography, cartography, and more. Once you have the format down, create your own debate subjects! Includes ready-to-use debate lessons, as well as different debating styles, scoring rubric, and ideas on how to expand and extend each debate and follow-up questions. Ensure that each student comes away from the debate with a well-rounded knowledge of the subject. ©2014. Reproducible.
This book contains activties to supplement your existing curriculum or serve as stand-alone activities to blend into your current lesson. Teach your students how to analyze, investigate, examine, and consider current events in order to understand the context and meaning of them them. Encourage them to investigate to find truths or evidence to form opinions - consider their opinions, and those of others in order to make final determinations. This collection provides you the tools to help your students breakdown currect events found on the internet, in magazines, newspapers and broadcasted. Activities that range from independent daily lessons to long-term group and individual projects ©2014.
Motivate, engage and improve student performance using tried and true classroom games and cooperative learning activities. This new edition features the same great content as the original, but with a fresh look and more student handouts. Each game and activity features the time it takes to complete, a supplies list, directions, hints and more. Works in Social Studies, English language arts, Science and World Language classrooms. Includes: Search and Destroy, the Memory Game, Tic-Tac-Toe, Relay Race, Football and many more! ©2011. Reproducible.