In Ice Skating: The Incredible Michelle Kwan, readers will meet a dynamic athlete. Kwan has won more than 42 figure skating championships since taking 1st place in the Southwest Pacific Regional in 1992. Yet while a string of injuries temporarily slowed her, they never stopped her. She overcame Olympic heartbreak in 1998 to win a medal in every World Championship between 1998 and 2004, emerging as a real star of the skating world. With high-action photos, this profile of determination will inspire all young athletes. Ice Skating is part of Bearport's Upsets & Comebacks series.
Learn the many ways nature is affected by cold winters and read how people have fun in the snow.
In the six titles in the Sports on the Edge! series, readers will get a close-up look at the most popular and mind-blowing extreme sports. From extreme surfing to extreme street luge, readers will discover the history behind each sport, learn the basics of how to get started, find out the essential equipment needed, be given instructions on how to perform simple tricks and stunts, and learn who the heroes of the sport are, as well as about the sporting events in which they compete.
When a tiger cub escapes from a nature reserve near Neel’s island village, the rangers and villagers hurry to find her before the cub’s anxious mother follows suit and endangers them all. Mr. Gupta, a rich newcomer to the island, is also searching—he wants to sell the cub’s body parts on the black market. Neel and his sister, Rupa, resolve to find the cub first and bring her back to the reserve where she belongs.
June 14 commemorates the adoption of the United States flag in 1777, one year after federation. The day was established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 and is recognized through much of the United States as a state holiday. Massachusetts still celebrates with a large parade. Readers will learn the history of the adoption of the United States flag and the ‘Army Birthday’, also celebrated on this day.
The Flinksters take your children on a learning journey through Kindergarten Phonics Letters and Sounds, including skills such as Blend Simple CVC Sounds, Consonant Blends, Identify Vowel Sounds, and Correct Spelling. There are fifteen learning activities, from Concentration matching puzzles and Flash Cards to electronic worksheets and instructional games. Explore these online learning apps that work great on both PC and Mac.
Favourite winter activities provide a springboard for this fantastic language arts unit designed to keep students guessing what new and exciting sport will be the subject of tomorrow's lesson. Major topics include: Bobsled, Hockey, Curling, Luge, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Snowmobiling, and Skating. Every day, a different exciting winter sport is the topic of interest to keep students motivated. Lesson plans give suggested teacher strategies for each of the lessons. Every day there is a brainstorming activity, a study of new vocabulary, a spelling activity, work in the activity book, work in the writing book, and a homework page. This Sports unit provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, lessons, activities, crossword, and word search to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Will Bill take his sister Jill up the hill? Yes, he will! What else will Bill do? Find out in this funny book that teaches lots and lots of -ill words! Let's Learn Readers boost key literacy skills through engaging, easy-to-read stories. Share this super-fun book with your child to jumpstart phonics learning!