Supplement your social studies curriculum with 180 days of daily geography practice! This essential classroom resource provides teachers with weekly geography units that build students' geography knowledge, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. In a world that is becoming more connected and globalized, 21st century students must have the skills necessary to understand their world and how geography affects them and others. Students will develop their map and spatial skills, learn how to answer text- and photo-dependent questions, and study the 5 themes of geography. Each week covers a particular topic and introduces students to a new place or type of map. The first two weeks consist of a mini-unit that focuses entirely on map skills. For additional units, students will study various places, and how culture and geography are related. With a focus on North American regions, students will explore various types of maps including physical maps, political maps, topographic maps, thematic maps, climate maps, and various topics including scale, legends, cardinal directions, latitude and longitude, and more. Aligned to state standards and National Geography Standards, this resource includes digital materials.
This must-have resource provides the theoretical groundwork for teaching number sense. Authored by Chris Shore, this book empowers teachers with the pedagogy, lessons, and detailed instructions to help them implement Clothesline Math in K-12 classrooms. Detailed, useful tips for facilitating the ensuing mathematical discourse are also included. At the elementary level, the hands-on lessons cover important math topics including whole numbers, place value, fractions, order of operations, algebraic reasoning, variables, and more. Implement Clothesline Math at the secondary level and provide students with hands-on learning and activities that teach advanced math topics including geometry, algebra, statistics, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. Aligned to state and national standards, this helpful resource will get students excited about learning math as they engage in meaningful discourse.
SpectrumGrade Specific for Grade 4 is a bundled product that includes focused practice for reading, language arts, and math mastery. Skills include grammar and usage, parts of speech and sentence types, vocabulary acquisition and usage, multiplying and dividing, fractions and decimals, measurement conversions, classifying geometric figures, and preparing for algebra. Spectrum Grade Specific workbooks contain focused practice for language arts mastery. Each book also includes a writer's guide. Step-by-step instructions help children with planning, drafting, revising, proofreading, and sharing writing. The math activities build the skills that children need for math achievement and success. Children in grades 1 to 6 will find lessons and exercises that help them progress through increasingly difficult subject matter. Aligned to current state standards, Spectrum is your child’s path to language arts and math mastery.
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Product ID: CSD704654EB
File Size: 12.04 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781483813233
Just Puzzling! Crosswords and Word Searches is a fun and educational way to entertain your child anywhere he or she may go! This colorful series will provide your child with hours of entertainment and skill-building practice. The engaging, full-color activity pages reinforce the basics of reading and math through age-appropriate crosswords and word searches. These challenging puzzles are designed to help your child master critical thinking skills and improve concentration. With fun and learning on every page, Just Puzzling! is a win-win for you and your child!
Between the pages of the Brighter Child Keepsake Stories books are the classic tales of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again. From the hard-working Red Hen to the foolish Gingerbread Man, these stories will capture children's interest and spark their imagination page after page, inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading. Each book includes 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, and measures 8" x 8". In this beloved tale, the princess must prove that she is dainty enough to marry the prince! Children will eagerly continue reading to see if the princess can sleep on top of 20 mattresses.
Math and language arts skills are covered through critical thinking, creative problem solving, and deductive reasoning. Perfect at home or in school, these puzzles will tease and boggle puzzle-loving brains! Activities include logic problems, analogies, word equations, number games, and more!
Features age-appropriate experiments and activities that explore important concepts in chemistry. Supports National Science Education Standards in an inquiry-based approach. Develops important science process skills in an engaging, hands-on format.
Based on current research, Teaching Tips for Kids with Dyslexia provides teachers and parents with practical multisensory methods that will help children acquire the necessary phonological skills to become successful readers. Included are the early signs and symptoms of dyslexia; language intervention strategies; the importance of developing pre-phonemic and phonemic awareness; multisensory methods for identifying letters, reading sight words, and spelling; as well as suggestions for classroom and material modifications; improving handwriting; building confidence; and new instructional concepts. This resource is a must for all elementary classroom teachers!
The book includes engaging articles to stimulate and hold the interest of students who are reading below grade level. Lower reading levels are achieved through the use of controlled vocabulary, simple sentence structure, and clear illustrations. The questions and student activity sheets are designed to improve the reading comprehension skills of remedial readers. The articles and activities can be used as part of a teacher-directed lesson or assigned as independent work. The selections are engaging and of high interest.
Spectrum Word Problems for grade 4 includes practice for essential math skills, such as real world applications, multi-step word problems, fractions, decimals, geometry, preparing for algebra and much more. Spectrum¬Æ Word Problems supplement to classroom work and proficiency test preparation. The series provides examples of how the math skills students learn in school apply to everyday life with challenging, multi-step word problems. It features practice with word problems that are an essential part of the Common Core State Standards. Word problem practice is provided for essential math skills, such as fractions, decimals, percents, metric and customary measurement, graphs and probability, and preparing for algebra and more.
Build a foundation and focus on what matters most for math readiness with Common Core Math 4 Today: Daily Skill Practice for third grade. This 96-page comprehensive supplement contains standards-aligned reproducible activities designed to focus on critical math skills and concepts that meet the Common Core State Standards. Each page includes 16 problems to be completed during a four-day period. The exercises are arranged in a continuous spiral so that concepts are repeated weekly. An assessment for the fifth day is provided for evaluating students' understanding of the math concepts practiced throughout the week.
The Academic Vocabulary Practice for fifth grade offers teachers 128-pages of practical ways to help students master essential academic vocabulary. It is aligned with Common Core State Standards and includes word lists of more than 200 domain-specific words, reproducible practice pages, game templates, a student dictionary, and an answer key. Additionally, a full set of vocabulary flash cards is available online. The Academic Vocabulary Practice series for kindergarten through grade 5 supports literacy in the content areas of language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and technology. Each book offers systematic practice and usage of many of the academic and domain-specific words and phrases that students need to know to successfully complete work at grade level. There is also a Games and Suggestion section and game templates for small or whole group activities! The Student Dictionary pages are organized by content area and support the activity pages in each section.
These attention-grabbing, age-appropriate stories are perfect for struggling readers. Stories range from a 2.0 to 5.0 reading level and are accompanied by pre-reading activities, vocabulary exercises, discussion questions, and writing activities.
Thinking Kids' Math is a fun and hands-on approach to learning math! Increase your first graders critical thinking and problem solving skills with the colorful, interactive activities. Each activity supports early learning standards and uses a variety of manipulatives to encourage your child to connect with the math skills he or she is learning. In Thinking Kids Math, your child will learn about counting, place value, ordinal numbers, addition and subtraction, patterns, geometric shapes, graphing and measurement, and time. Thinking Kids Math is a series of hands-on, manipulative math activities aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Each 192-page book consists of different types of grade-appropriate hands-on activities. This series was built on the idea that children learn math concepts best through hands-on experiences. These activities will provide hours of fun while encouraging Common Core Standards through active learning.
Help students practice the following vocabulary-building skills: defining, relating, classifying, writing, expressing opinions, and applying. Featuring two short, reproducible activities per page, this book has enough lessons for an entire year. Frequent reviews provide practice in a standardized-test format. Activities are correlated to state standards and a matrix is provided for selected states.
Teach essential standards-based graphing skills through hands-on activities! Students plot ordered pairs and draw line segments to reveal hidden pictures while creative clues encourage guesses along the way. Thirty-six different activities provide practice for both first quadrant and four quadrant graphing, with up to five questions about each graph. Supports NCTM standards.
Short, daily warm-ups cover imagery, simile, metaphor, adage, idiom, cliche, personification, allusion, symbolism, hyperbole, and synecdoche. Five warm-ups per reproducible page.Copy the whole page or cut apart for daily exercises. Challenging enough for any classroom.
The book includes engaging articles to stimulate and hold the interest of students who are reading below grade level. Lower reading levels are achieved through the use of controlled vocabulary, simple sentence structure, and clear illustrations. The questions and activity sheets are designed to improve the reading comprehension skills of remedial readers. The articles and activities can be used as part of a teacher-directed lesson or assigned as independent work.
This math activities book is designed as a resource for helping preschoolers learn about numbers. Each book features 101 teaching ideas related to the theme of its title. The skill-building activities in this book invite children to explore numbers, number recognition and counting. Both cooperative and individual learning are encouraged through the hands-on developmentally appropriate activities. These activities have been correlated to state standards and span multiple curriculum areas including math, language development, science, art, and music.
Spectrum® Writing for grade 3 guides students through each step of the writing process as they write paragraphs, personal narratives, fiction stories, descriptive comparisons, news reports, how-to instructions, persuasive letters, and more. Spectrum® Writing workbooks guide students as they write for a variety of purposes, including writing to tell a story, writing to provide information, and writing to state an opinion. Lessons support current state standards. Step-by-step instructions help with planning, drafting, revising, proofreading, and sharing writing. A Writer’s Handbook reinforces grammar and language skills, and a complete Answer Key is included. Engaging, open-ended writing projects combined with standards-based learning make these workbooks an essential resource for school success. Spectrum, the best-selling workbook series, is proud to provide quality educational materials that support your students’ learning achievement and success.
Reinforce your child’s second-grade skills with Spectrum Phonics. With the progressive lessons in this workbook, your child will strengthen reading skills involving blends, hard and soft consonants, long and short vowel sounds, and vowel pairs. The Spectrum® Phonics series provides your child with skill-building exercises that focus on phonics, structural analysis, and dictionary skills. Phonics for grades K–2 guides students progressively through letter sounds, blends, and pairs and how they combine to form words. Word Study and Phonics for grades 3–6 includes lessons in decoding as well as vocabulary comprehension, spelling, word relationships, figurative language, and even foreign words. Unique exercises will keep children engaged, and complete answer keys will help you gauge their understanding of the way words work. Spectrum, the best-selling workbook series, is proud to provide quality educational materials that support your students’ learning achievement and success.
The Academic Vocabulary Practice for third grade offers teachers 128-pages of practical ways to help students master essential academic vocabulary. It is aligned with Common Core State Standards and includes word lists of more than 200 domain-specific words, reproducible practice pages, game templates, a student dictionary, and an answer key. Additionally, a full set of vocabulary flash cards is available online. The Academic Vocabulary Practice series for kindergarten through grade 5 supports literacy in the content areas of language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and technology. Each book offers systematic practice and usage of many of the academic and domain-specific words and phrases that students need to know to successfully complete work at grade level. There is also a Games and Suggestion section and game templates for small or whole group activities! The Student Dictionary pages are organized by content area and support the activity pages in each section.
Provide focused practice for fourth graders in areas such as addition, subtraction, probability, measurement, geometry, graphing, fractions, time, word problems, multiplication, and division. Grade-appropriate flash cards, completion chart, and skills matrix are also provided. Meets NCTM standards.
Spectrum Language Arts for Grade 4 includes focused practice for language arts mastery such as grammar and usage, parts of speech and sentence types, vocabulary acquisition and usage, and a writer's guide. Spectrum® Reading workbooks contain focused practice for reading comprehension, including letters and sounds, word recognition, integration of knowledge and ideas, key ideas and details, main idea, story structure, theme, and summarization. Each lesson features an illustrated story followed by exercise in comprehension. A variety of fiction and nonfiction reading passages combined with standards-based learning make these workbooks an essential resource for school success. A complete answer key is included. Spectrum, the best-selling workbook series, is proud to provide quality, educational materials that support your students’ learning achievement and success.
Kelley Wingate's Grammar for grades 1-2 is designed to help students master necessary grammar skills. Aligned to the Common Core State Standards, this book includes a comprehensive review section for each major concept. Each engaging practice page is designed to reinforce essential grammar concepts. Grammar skills covered include basic parts of speech, sentence types, punctuation and capitalization, and contractions. This well-known series, Kelley Wingate, has been updated to align content to the Common Core State Standards. The 128-page books will provide a strong foundation of basic skills and will offer differentiated practice pages to make sure all students are well prepared to succeed in today's Common Core classroom. The books will include Common Core standards matrices, cut-apart flashcard sections, and award certificates. This series is designed to engage and recognize all learners, at school or at home.
This resource includes 50 Making Words lessons and a reproducible sheet of instructions. Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.
This resource includes 50 Making Words lessons, 5 warm-ups, and a reproducible sheet of instructions and tips for students. Activities geared toward independent learning. Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.
Building a solid foundation for understanding geometry, the lessons in this book focus on shapes, perimeter and area, circumference, congruence and symmetry, volume, as well as angles.
Spectrum test practice features 160 pages of Common Core aligned practice as well as online support and resources customized for all 50 states. The online resources include language arts and math practice tests for grades 1st through 8th.
Get ready to learn all about prehistoric life! The fun and interactive pages in Learn About Dinosaurs entertain your child while simultaneously teaching basic skills, such as recognizing letters and numbers, matching fossils and animals, and identifying same and different. Each 32-page workbook in the Learn About series is designed to provide a fun learning experience. The broad selection of topics appeals to a wide range of young learners and parents, and each workbook features engaging, interactive activities and easy-to-follow directions. The colorful covers and grade-appropriate content make this series an excellent tool.
Simplifies the concepts of inequalities; linear equations; polynomial products and factors; rational expressions; roots, radicals, and complex numbers; quadratic equations and functions; as well as variation. Includes clear instructions, examples, practice problems, definitions, problem-solving strategies, an assessment section, answer keys, and references. Geared toward struggling students. Supports NCTM standards.
Bilingual Reading Comprehension is designed for bilingual, two-way immersion, and dual-language classrooms. This valuable resource provides practice in reading for students who read in English, Spanish, or both languages. Identical reading activities are featured in both English and Spanish, allowing the teacher to tailor lessons to suit a multilevel classroom. Fiction and nonfiction activities reinforce essential reading skills, such as finding the main idea, identifying supporting details, recognizing story elements, learning new vocabulary, and much more.
Simplifies the concepts of number systems, exponential expressions, square roots and radical expressions, graphing, as well as linear and quadratic functions. Includes clear instructions, examples, practice problems, definitions, problem-solving strategies, an assessment section, answer keys, and references. Geared toward struggling students. Supports NCTM standards.