Strange but True Stories features dozens of reproducible activities in the Teacher's Resource Guide (TRG) extend and enrich students' reading and language skills, simply select and print the activities you need; Attractive, airy page design encourages even your most reluctant readers; Low-readability and short length of stories give many students their first experience of "reading for pleasure". Who isn't fascinated by the world of the weird? These stories are the ultimate in high-interest reading. Fact or fiction? Real or unreal? Let your students decide. The people, places and things in these story collections range from the peculiar to the preposterous, from creepy to utterly terrifying, from the odd to the awful. Yet, all are based on eyewitness accounts or the solid scholarship of serious investigators.
Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Blobfish, pangolin, and flower mantis are just a few of the names of the bizarre bugs and animals that readers will learn about in this fascinating nonfiction title. Through vibrant images and photos, informational text, a glossary of terms, and an index, readers will learn some of the strange ways that arthropods, invertebrates, and mammals have adapted over time to camouflage themselves and develop interesting ways to keep predators away.
Describes some of the small but deadly creatures that can sometimes have a major impact on humans, including stinging bullet ants, phorid flies, bloodsucking ticks and fleas, dust mites, and parasitic nematode worms.
Designed for the lowest-ability Key Stage 3 students, this English series provides structured coverage of grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary development. For each year there is a student book (of which this one is for Year 7), a pack of eight skills books and a teacher's resource file.
Here in an entertaining illustrated format are hundreds of little-known facts about the always-fascinating Civil War. Did you know... -A January 1861 plot to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln was thwarted with the helpf of a police chief named...John Kennedy? -The Confederacy briefly had a program developing rockets? -Two million dollars in gold bars that disappeared from a Union Army shipment may still be buried in northwestern Pennsylvania? -The Gettysburg Address was panned as "silly, flat and dish-watery? by the Chicago Times? These are just a few of the remarkable stories chronicled in Patrick M. Reynolds' educational cartoon strips.