Nearly 150 pages of reproducible exercises can introduce, supplement, or reinforce teaching of key grammatical concepts. Targeting middle grades, but also appropriate for reluctant older writers, the exercises take the student from identifying parts of speech to righting misplaced modifiers. A pretest identifies students' strengths and weaknesses, and a posttest tracks their progress. Grades 6-10. Answer key. Appendixes. Good Year Books. 164 pages.
From philosophy and rationale to sample lesson plans and evaluation forms, this complete design for the mixed-age primary classroom provides practical answers to teachers', administrators', and parents' questions about planning, implementation, environment, curriculum, management, assessment, and evaluation. Reproducible forms and assessment tools ease use. Grades K-6. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated. Good Year Books. 277 pages.
This revised edition offers 200 puzzles for home or school! Learn science terms, build a solid science foundation, and exercise your higher-level thinking skills with these fun-to-do, and often challenging, science puzzles. This book covers life science, earth science, physical science and the human body. Answers are provided.
Penny was sitting on the tailgate of Henry's wagon, wrapped in a blanket, and crying silently when Jason and the others approached and stopped a few feet away. Jason took two steps forward, and she slid right off the wagon into his arms, sobbing so hard she was almost convulsing. After a few minutes, Penny pushed herself back so she could see his face and demanded, "Where's David? Where's my husband? I thought you were my friend, Jason, why won't anybody tell me?" "I'm sorry, princess, David's gone, the bastards killed him," Jason replied as tears formed in his eyes.
Both boys and girls will enjoy the thrill of their favorite sport as they practice and apply important math skills. Activities based on historical and real-life situations involve students in every aspect of baseball, including: score keeping, records, statistics; schedules, player salaries, team travel budgets; baseball card profits and losses; fantasy leagues; and building a dream ballpark. Everyone hits a homerun with a whole-class project based on the popular poem, "Casey at the Bat."
With one six-page book for each letter of the alphabet, these entertainingly illustrated books each focus on a single letter, thus helping children recognize the letters and learn their sounds. Grades preK-1. 96 pages.
Combining review with practical exercises, this concise guide is designed to help students learn or refresh their knowledge of the basic tenets of English grammar. The pretest at the beginning and the posttest at the end help students discover their strengths and weaknesses and measure their progress. Sections cover parts of speech, special verb usage and verbals, punctuation, sentences, and style. Answers are provided at the conclusion of the book. Grades 7 and up. Good Year Books. 124 pages.