Examines the history, techniques, racing events, and more of in-line skating.
This title introduces readers to Neil Armstrong, the great explorer who was the first person to walk on the moon. Armstrong's life story is examined from his childhood to marriage to his studies at Perdue University and service in the US Navy and the Korean War. Armstrong's years at NASA are covered, including the Gemini and Apollo programs, as well as Armstrong's historic mission on Apollo 11 with Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Armstrong's later years as NASA's Deputy Associate Administrator for Aeronautics and tenure at the University of Cincinnati are also examined. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo and Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Sometimes the personal stories behind famous writers can be as compelling as the works they pen. This series introduces the life and writings of authors whose works forever changed the time period in which they lived, and whose writing continues to be a dynamic part of the literary landscape. Each title contains a comprehensive list of the author's works, while highlighting and analyzing the writings most often discussed in high schools.
Included are more than 130 writing activities based upon math topics. Activities reinforce math concepts and encourage critical and creative thinking. Pages include ample room for writing.
This excellent guide integrates the reading of an outstanding work of literature with crucial reading-comprehension, speaking, writing, and listening skills. The chapter-by-chapter guide includes learning experiences that provide opportunities for group dynamics as well as activities to challenge students' abilities in critical and creative thinking. This comprehensive guide includes; Story Summary; About the Author; Preparing to Read; Cooperative-Learning Projects; Vocabulary Skills; Chapter-by-Chapter Critical-Thinking Questions; Spotlight Literary Skills; Glossary of Literary Terms; and Post-Reading Activities.
One of the most popular misconceptions about American Indians is that they are all the same-one homogenous group of people who look alike, speak the same language, and share the same customs and history. Nothing could be further from the truth! This book gives kids an A-Z look at the Native Americans that shaped their state's history. From tribe to tribe, there are large differences in clothing, housing, life-styles, and cultural practices. Help kids explore Native American history by starting with the Native Americans that might have been in their very own backyard! Some of the activities include crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, and decipher the code.
The Missouri Primary Sources is a pack of 20 primary source documents that are relevant to the history of Missouri. The Missouri Primary Sources include historical documents, maps, photographs, political cartoons and more. We dug through the archives so you don't have to! Perfect for Gallery Walks & Literature Circles! Great for Research & Reference! Build Common Core Skills: Analysis • Critical Thinking • Point of View • Compare and Contrast • Order of Events • & Much More!
Twirl! Crunch! Shush! It's snowing! Bring the weather indoors with this brightly illustrated series. Easy-to-read text explains the how snow form, types of snow, and how scientists track snowstorms. Diagrams, snow facts, and a glossary provide additional information for use in classrooms. A perfect supplement to your library's weather collection.