After counting down the school days, it is finally the 100th Day of School! Readers will love learning about how this popular milestone is celebrated in the classroom. This book includes fun and challenging activities that exercise both the mind and body. Children will enjoy learning how other children around the world celebrate this event.
These quick and easy-to-implement seasonal activities provide students with fun-filled learning experiences. The activities are related to a variety of winter themes and holidays such as snow, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Valentine's Day, and the 100th day of school. Reading and language activities include mini-books, letter matches, word play, vocabulary-builders, and comprehension stories. Math activities include seasonal subtraction, measuring mittens, and sorting hearts.
French scientist Louis Pasteur has been called the founder of modern medicine. He proved that germs spread disease, and his work has saved millions of lives. A university chemistry professor, Pasteur is best known for discovering pasteurization, a process by which bacteria and molds are killed when liquids are heated. The process was named for him and is used today.
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Please note that this product will not work on newer Apple operating systems - specifically 10.9 (Mavericks) and 10.10 (Yosemite).
Publisher: Shell Education
Product ID: SED15017G
Grades: 4 - 8
Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School
File Size: 3.78 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 3)
Explore the lifecycle of a butterfly and learn about the transformation of caterpillars into beautiful butterflies. The connection to language arts is the rich vocabulary related to butterflies, caterpillars, and their transformations.
If asked to define a forest, students might say, it has a lot of trees. But many places have a lot of trees. So, what makes a forest a forest? Students learn that a forest is unlike any other biome on Earth. And a temperate forest is even more specific. Students learn the many life cycles found within a forest and how the energy pyramid explains the numbers of forest plants and animals. In addition, students learn by examining how forces usually considered destructive work to help forests survive.This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Take a journey around the world to discover where kids live! From snowy Canada to dry and sandy Afghanistan, readers will learn about life in different geographic regions with pictures, maps, and geographic and culturally diverse vocabulary.
This interesting nonfiction title allows readers to explore some of the most well-known battles of the Civil War. Through stunning facts, easy-to-read text, and colorful images and illustrations, this book will take children on a historical journey with the Confederate and Union armies as they fight the Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Gettysburg, and the Siege at Vicksburg. Along with the infamous battles, the Gettysburg Address, treason, and the Declaration of Independence are discussed to give readers a better understanding of why the Civil War began and the impact it had on Americans.
Build Grade 2 students' comprehension and critical thinking skills and prepare them for standardized tests with high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME For Kids®. This handy and easy-to-implement resource includes accompanying document-based questions that focus on key strategies for breaking down the passages to help students build cross-curricular reading skills. A document-based assessment sheet is also provided for each passage so students can investigate a topic in even deeper and more meaningful ways. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. In addition, this 112- page book includes a Teacher Resource CD with reproducible pages of articles, activities, and questions.
Students need high-quality, purposeful practice to improve reading comprehension. Developed for students in grade 2, Read and Succeed Comprehension features high-interest fiction and nonfiction passages that capture their interest, and focused standards-based activities that provide targeted practice opportunities. This effective full-color resource includes 65 passages, skill practice pages, answer key, and a whiteboard-compatible Teacher Resource CD. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards. 152pp.
Students need high-quality, purposeful practice to improve reading comprehension. Developed for students in grade 3, Read and Succeed Comprehension features high-interest fiction and nonfiction passages that capture their interest, and focused standards-based activities that provide targeted practice opportunities. This effective full-color resource includes 65 passages, skill practice pages, answer key, and a whiteboard-compatible Teacher Resource CD. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards. 152pp.
Students need high-quality, purposeful practice to improve reading comprehension. Developed for students in grade 1, Read and Succeed Comprehension features high-interest fiction and nonfiction passages that capture their interest, and focused standards-based activities that provide targeted practice opportunities. This effective full-color resource includes 65 passages, skill practice pages, answer key, and a whiteboard-compatible Teacher Resource CD. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards. 152pp.
In this book, readers are introduced to the different kinds of bones and muscles, and how they work together to help you move and protect your inner organs. Aside from the science content connections, readers will discover vocabulary related to the skeleton, muscles, and the human body.
Follow the lifecycle of a frog with descriptive pictures that follow a frog's life from egg, to tadpole, to a full-grown frog. This book is a fun way for readers to learn vocabulary relating to frogs and lifecycles.
Explore outer space and learn about stars, galaxies, planets, asteroids and how these bodies are all related to one another. Featured in this book are photographs from outer space and related vocabulary.
Discover the many different and unique life forms living in the sea as you explore the tide pools and dark ocean bottom. The language arts connection is vocabulary related to sea life.
Do snakes make good pets? Decide for yourself as you learn all about snakes and their unique characteristics as well as where they can be found, what they eat, and how they catch their prey. Book includes vocabulary related to snakes.
A pond may seem quiet and subdued, but this unique ecosystem is filled with active life cycles. Readers learn what distinguishes a pond from other bodies of water, the plant and animal life within it, and how cycles contribute to life within a pond as well as to the pond itself.
Explore the fun world of sports and learn the importance of keeping active in order to stay healthy. The connection to language arts is vocabulary related to sports and different ways to keep moving.
What's the best way to keep the body and mind healthy? This book explores helpful ways to keep bodies in good shape and brain strong as well as the importance of being happy. The language arts connection is important vocabulary about staying healthy.
Enter the world of tornadoes and hurricanes and learn the physics that make these powerful storms possible. Readers will learn the danger these storms present and the destruction they can cause as well as related vocabulary.
From tide pools to the ocean, the sea is filled with amazing lifeforms! Early readers will be engaged from beginning to end with informational text, vivid photos, and a picture glossary of marine animals.
The Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs were three groups of people found living in the ancient Americas, including the Andes Mountains and a city named Tenochtitlan. This intriguing book features details about these three incredible civilizations and explores how each of them fell when Spanish explorers found their settlements. Through detailed images and maps, captivating sidebars and facts, and an accessible glossary and index, readers will learn about leaders like Moctezuma as well as how these civilizations used farming, hieroglyphics, and glyphs to create their unique cultures.
How does a bee gather and store honey? Where do bees come from? This book explores the lifecycle of bees from larvae to a full-grown bee. Describing this lifestyle provides readers with important vocabulary related to a bee's life.
This second edition of Teaching Social Studies Today has been updated to reflect the latest research and today's best practices in social studies instruction. This invaluable resource focuses on implementing social studies instruction with a language arts instructional lens. It addresses effective research-supported ways to differentiate instruction, as well as how curriculum can be extended, accelerated, and enriched for the C3 framework. Packed with various teaching methods and techniques, up-to-date research-based theory and practical applications, and easy-to-implement strategies and techniques, this book is essential reading for both novice and seasoned teachers.
Build the skills that all fifth graders need to succeed using this engaging resource! Based on today’s standards, the activities in this book are designed to develop students’ skills in reading, word study, language, writing, mathematics, social studies, and science. It also features fun, yet challenging, critical-thinking and extension activities and games. Divided into 10 engaging units, one for each month of the school year, this book is designed to supplement students’ learning to help solidify the concepts they are learning in fifth grade and strengthen the connection between home and school.
Plants and animals that need one another in an environment form an ecosystem. All ecosystems have energy pyramids that show the exchange of energy from one food source to another. Biomes are areas of the Earth that have their own climate and characteristics. Ecosystems all over the world are in danger due to pollution, hunting, and other factors. By conserving water, recycling, and reducing pollution, we can help protect Earth's ecosystems and biomes.To view a sample of an Interactive eBook from Shell Education, please click here. Please note that this product will not work on newer Apple operating systems - specifically 10.9 (Mavericks) and 10.10 (Yosemite).
Explore the brain and what it does for the human body including how it works to control body functions and its connection to the nervous system. Book includes vocabulary related to the brain and brain function.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how chocolate is made! Readers will follow the production of chocolate from the harvested cacao seeds all the way through the factory until it is ready to eat. This delicious reader teaches readers vocabulary related to making chocolate. Yum!
Introduce students to this classic novel by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons and encourage them to explore social issues within the story as well as make connections to current and historical events. This instructional guide for literature will make analyzing this complex literary piece fun and interesting for students. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will walk away with after interacting with the rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities in this resource. Written to support the Common Core, each activity and lesson work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature.
Follow along as young Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn embark on various fun-filled yet risky adventures. Readers will be eager to analyze this well-known story by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons provided in this instructional guide for literature. This guide will make analyzing this literary piece fun and interesting for students. Exploring story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will walk away with after interacting with the rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities in this resource. Written to support this all-time favorite, each activity and lesson work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend complex literature.
What do this book, a table, and your big toe have in common? They are all solids! A solid keeps its shape and always has the same volume. Read this book to learn about solids and how they are different from liquids and gases.
Follow the history and advances in communications starting with hieroglyphics through the development of the telephone, the computer, and satellite communication. Language arts connection is technology-based vocabulary that is necessary to master in the 21st century.
What takes the shape of the container it is in and changes shape when the container changes? Liquids! A liquid is a state of matter that has some big differences from solids and gases.