Vocabulary Workshop

Level C

Author: Jerome Shostak

Publisher: William H Sadlier

ISBN: 9780821571088

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 191

View: 8984

Provides exercises designed to stimulate vocabulary growth, offers specially designed sections to build skills required for standarized tests, and introduces three hundred new words.

Sadlier Phonics

Level C

Author: Lesley Mandel Morrow,Marie Garman,Patricia Maureen Mount,Patricia Scanlon (Phonics expert)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780821579039

Category: Reading

Page: 224

View: 5461

Vocabulary Workshop

Student Text; Level Purple

Author: Jerry L. Johns

Publisher: William H Sadlier

ISBN: 9780821503027

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5353

Vocabulary Workshop

(with Answer Key to Tests, Forms A and B); Level Purple

Author: Jerry L. Johns,William H. Sadlier Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780821503720

Category: Vocabulary

Page: N.A

View: 5283

In this teacher's edition you will find: information about the research base of Level Purple, suggestions for supporting English language learners, assessment options for Level Purple, literature to use with Level Purple, a pacing chart for Level Purple, teaching notes for Level Purple, and teacher resources.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys

Common Core Student Edition Grade 4 2014

Author: Various

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780547885520

Category: Language arts (Elementary)

Page: 792

View: 2836

A Long Walk to Water

Based on a True Story

Author: Linda Sue Park

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547532844

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 6719

The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

Reader's Notebook (5 Pack)

Author: Irene Fountas,Gay Su Pinnell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780325042855

Category: Education

Page: 388

View: 6549

View the Independent Writing Within, Beyond and About Texts Webinar Now there are three distinct Reader's Notebooks to help students grades K through 8 become better readers through writing. New! Reader's Notebook: Primary (recommended for Grades K-2) Reader's Notebook (recommended for Grades 2-4) Reader's Notebook: Advanced (recommended for Grades 4-8) Here's an engaging way to improve your students' reading comprehension and to encourage them to write their thoughts about what they've read. It is also an excellent assessment tool for documenting reading achievement over time in a reading workshop that includes independent reading, guided reading, and genre study. Fountas & Pinnell Reader's Notebooks are 8x10 spiral notebooks, similar to what students use every day, but specially designed to promote reflection and dialogue about reading. As described in the authors' best-selling Guiding Readers and Writers, Grades 3-6, the Reader's Notebook is practical and easy to use. In it, students transform traditional book reports into active dialogues. The notebook becomes a personal storehouse of students' thoughts and feelings and a place to access them for later review, reflection, and sharing. It is also a way for teachers to systematically assess students' responses to the texts they are reading independently. Used throughout the academic year, the notebook serves as a continual record of one reader's book list, interests and reading responses. Students may write in longhand, make charts or quick sketches, or glue in their writings produced on the computer. The Reader's Notebook also contains many different resources for writing about reading. It is organized into easy-to-use, color-coded tabbed sections. The Reader's Notebook is also available in 25 packs

Academic Vocabulary in Context

Author: David Hirsh

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783034304269

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 217

View: 9061

Academic texts present subject-specific ideas within a subject-independent framework. This book accounts for the presence of academic words in academic writing by exploring recurring patterns of function in texts representing different subject areas. The book presents a framework which describes academic word use at the ideational, textual and interpersonal levels. Functional categories are presented and illustrated which explain the role of academic words alongside general purpose and technical terms. The author examines biomedical research articles, and journal articles from arts, commerce and law. A comparable analysis focuses on university textbook chapters. Case studies investigate patterns of functionality within the main sections of research articles, compare word use in academic and non-academic texts reporting on the same research, and explore the carrier word function of academic vocabulary. The study concludes by looking at historical and contemporary processes which have shaped the presence of academic vocabulary in the English lexicon.

Words Their Way

Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction

Author: Donald R. Bear,Marcia Invernizzi,Shane Templeton,Francine R. Johnston

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292107530


Page: 464

View: 6945

Computer Vision

Algorithms and Applications

Author: Richard Szeliski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848829350

Category: Computers

Page: 812

View: 6087

Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications explores the variety of techniques commonly used to analyze and interpret images. It also describes challenging real-world applications where vision is being successfully used, both for specialized applications such as medical imaging, and for fun, consumer-level tasks such as image editing and stitching, which students can apply to their own personal photos and videos. More than just a source of “recipes,” this exceptionally authoritative and comprehensive textbook/reference also takes a scientific approach to basic vision problems, formulating physical models of the imaging process before inverting them to produce descriptions of a scene. These problems are also analyzed using statistical models and solved using rigorous engineering techniques. Topics and features: structured to support active curricula and project-oriented courses, with tips in the Introduction for using the book in a variety of customized courses; presents exercises at the end of each chapter with a heavy emphasis on testing algorithms and containing numerous suggestions for small mid-term projects; provides additional material and more detailed mathematical topics in the Appendices, which cover linear algebra, numerical techniques, and Bayesian estimation theory; suggests additional reading at the end of each chapter, including the latest research in each sub-field, in addition to a full Bibliography at the end of the book; supplies supplementary course material for students at the associated website, http://szeliski.org/Book/. Suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level course in computer science or engineering, this textbook focuses on basic techniques that work under real-world conditions and encourages students to push their creative boundaries. Its design and exposition also make it eminently suitable as a unique reference to the fundamental techniques and current research literature in computer vision.

The Anarchist Cookbook

Author: William Powell

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1387570226


Page: 160

View: 1497

The Anarchist Cookbook will shock, it will disturb, it will provoke. It places in historical perspective an era when "Turn on, Burn down, Blow up" are revolutionary slogans of the day. Says the author" "This book... is not written for the members of fringe political groups, such as the Weatherman, or The Minutemen. Those radical groups don't need this book. They already know everything that's in here. If the real people of America, the silent majority, are going to survive, they must educate themselves. That is the purpose of this book." In what the author considers a survival guide, there is explicit information on the uses and effects of drugs, ranging from pot to heroin to peanuts. There i detailed advice concerning electronics, sabotage, and surveillance, with data on everything from bugs to scramblers. There is a comprehensive chapter on natural, non-lethal, and lethal weapons, running the gamut from cattle prods to sub-machine guns to bows and arrows.

Grammar for Writing 2007

Level Orange, Consumable

Author: Beverly Ann Chin

Publisher: William H Sadlier

ISBN: 9780821502204

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 2397

Mansa Musa and the Empire of Mali

Author: P. James Oliver

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781468053548

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3940

"This book introduces the medieval empire of Mali...and soon narrows its focus to the compelling life story of the emperor Mansa Musa, who rules Mali in the early 1300s...This enjoyable work smoothly blends historical text with memorable anecdotes...photos and sketches...and well-drawn maps." --P. [4] of cover.

Vocabulary for the Common Core

Author: Robert J. Marzano,Julia A. Simms

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985890223

Category: Education

Page: 266

View: 5148

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) present unique demands on students to learn vocabulary and teachers to teach it. This book guides teachers and teams toward the creation of a successful vocabulary program while highlighting both general academic and domain-specific terms from the mathematics and English language arts standards. Direct vocabulary instruction is crucial for student success, especially in light of the CCSS.

Reading Street: . Teacher's ed., unit 1

Author: Peter Afflerbach,Pearson Education, Inc,Scott, Foresman and Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780328108497

Category: Readers (Elementary)

Page: N.A

View: 9054

Introduction to Academic Writing

Author: Alice Oshima,Ann Hogue

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780132410281

Category: Academic writing

Page: 221

View: 2846

This book helps "students to master the standard organizational patterns of the paragraph and the basic concepts of essay writing. The text's time-proven approach integrates the study of rhetorical patterns and the writing process with extensive practice in sentence structure and mechanics." - product description.