Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World


Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Reveals things that one can do to help conserve the world, including such things as turning off the television properly, walking to school, and turning off lights when leaving a room to conserve energy.

Writing Power

Teaching writing strategies that engage thinking

Author: Adrienne Gear

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

View: 143

"A wide range of effective writing techniques are outlined and reinforced throughout the book, with suggested "anchor books" for each lesson. The fundamentals of the writing process and the "6 Traits" are integrated into this unique examination of how developing an awareness of the readers' thinking can influence and affect a student's ability to write."--Publisher.

Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: English Language Arts, Grades 3-5

Promoting Content and Language Learning

Author: Margo Gottlieb

Publisher: Corwin Press


Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 212

Make every student fluent in the language of learning. The Common Core and ELD standards provide pathways to academic success through academic language. Using an integrated Curricular Framework, districts, schools and professional learning communities can: Design and implement thematic units for learning Draw from content and language standards to set targets for all students Examine standards-centered materials for academic language Collaborate in planning instruction and assessment within and across lessons Consider linguistic and cultural resources of the students Create differentiated content and language objectives Delve deeply into instructional strategies involving academic language Reflect on teaching and learning

A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 10th Edition

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1636

View: 469

Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Navigating The Information Tsunami

Author: Kristin Fontichiaro

Publisher: Cherry Lake


Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 394

At Cherry Lake Publishing, our authors and editors are passionate about giving kids robust, engaging, and challenging materials that will prepare them to flourish in the multimedia Information Age. The implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) calls on educators to refresh and sharpen their skills in reading, writing, math...and research! Research in the Internet Age creates new challenges for search, comprehension, synthesis, and creation skills. In Navigating the Information Tsunami: Engaging Research Projects that Meet the Common Core State Standards, K-5, we've created our first book geared directly at teachers, administrators, and librarians. Expert practitioners in research pedagogy share their best tips and lessons in nearly 20 projects that invite students to think deeply, weigh choices, make decisions, and articulate them in digital or print projects. With an eye toward the how and not merely the what of quality research for emerging readers and young scholars, our contributors provide detailed guidance on how teachers can harness students' natural curiosity to go beyond fact-gathering and exceed CCSS expectations. From launching the lesson to comprehension checkpoints to the final summative assessment, we're here to help.

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

Author: Melanie Walsh

Publisher: Candlewick Press


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 283

A little boy with Asperger's syndrome celebrates his differences while explaining how he often has more energy than other kids, has very acute senses, and says things that may be blunt but are never intended to be mean.

10 Things You Can Do to Save Water

Author: Jennifer Mason

Publisher: C. Press/F. Watts Trade


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction


View: 289

It doesn't take a lot to conserve water. Taking action can be as simple as taking a shower instead of a bath or finding and fixing leaky toilets. Kids learn this and more about what they can do to help in 10 Things I Can Do to Save Water.

My Green Day

10 Green Things I Can Do Today

Author: Melanie Walsh



Category: Children's stories

Page: 40

View: 111

Synopsis coming soon.......

Book Review Index 2009


Author: Dana Ferguson

Publisher: Gale Cengage


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1262

View: 264