December 21 2008 New Books

Ethan Frome: LitPlan Teacher Pack
from Teacher's Pet Publications
TPP260D (High School)
ISBN: 9781602491168
A foundation of materials for teaching a work of literature, LitPlan Teacher Packs™ from Teacher’s Pet Publications have everything you need for a complete unit of study. Download, print, and teach. Developed and used by respected teaching professionals, these manuals incorporate the IRA/NCTE standards with practical, proven methods of teaching and assessing students’ learning on a variety of levels. The straight-forward format of the manuals makes them useful for whole-class book study, lit circles or book groups, tutoring, and independent study projects. Includes study questions, quizzes, unit tests, daily lessons, vocabulary, writing assignments, activities & games, review materials, and more–more materials than you will be able to use in one unit–all organized, planned, and ready-to-teach.
Grades: 9 - 12

Ethan Frome: Puzzle Pack
from Teacher's Pet Publications
TPP260PP (High School)
ISBN: 9781602491199
Here's a whole manual full of puzzles, games, and worksheets related to the novel! It includes: 1 unit word list & clues, 4 unit fill in the blank worksheets, 4 unit multiple choice worksheets, 4 unit magic squares, 4 unit word searches, 4 unit crosswords, 32 unit bingo cards, 1 vocabulary word list & definitions, 4 vocab fill in the blank worksheets, 4 vocab matching worksheets, 4 vocab magic squares worksheets, 4 vocab word searches, 4 vocab crosswords, 4 vocab juggle letter review worksheets, 1 master set of vocab flash cards, 32 vocab bingo cards, and answer keys to all worksheets & puzzles. Unit words are character names, symbols, places, etc. Vocabulary words are chosen from the book and are the same words used in the LitPlan Teacher Pack. Great for review, reinforcement, substitute teachers, & more!
Grades: 9 - 12

Britannica Guide to Climate Change
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398484 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781593398484
There are a few subjects that divide opinion more than climate change. What is the truth? Can the solution be found in a global political treaty or individual action? This Britannica guide gives a clear overview of the scientific evidence, from data showing how the atmosphere has changed in the last 4.5 billion years to more recent studies on the symptoms of a warming planet and the global effects of greenhouse gases, deforestation, and population. The guide introduces you to the possible solutions and to key figures in the debate, from the origins of environmentalism through to the Kyoto Protocol and beyond. In his wide-ranging introduction, Robert M. May, leading commentator and former President of the Royal Society, looks at the current scientific debates concerning climate change and shows how our actions can change the future.
Grades: 6 - 12

Britannica Guide to The 100 Most Influential Americans
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398576 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781593398576
Shining the spotlight on a hundred men and women who really made a difference to the world’s most powerful nation, this book features the lives and achievements of extraordinary Americans – presidents and sports figures, film stars and physicists, generals and Internet mavericks – from the age of the Founding Fathers to the present. Telling the stories of lives of men and women over the last 300 years, the book celebrates their achievements and presents a revealing history of the United States. Selected by the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica, the book contains surprises and insights into the personalities that created America and is bound to cause debate.
Grades: 6 - 12

Grammardog Guide to Daisy Miller
from Grammardog.com
GMD0188 (Middle School, High School)
Grammar, Style, and Proofreading Exercises designed to teach grammar in context. These reproducible exercises use sentences from the literature. Each literary work is analyzed for 12 of the following 14 elements: parts of speech; proofreading (spelling, capitalization, punctuation); simple, compound, complex sentences; complements; phrases; verbals; clauses; passive/active voice; pronouns; figurative language; poetic devices; sensory imagery; allusions and symbols; humor; literary analysis. Includes Answer Key and Glossary of Literary Analysis Terms. All exercises are in multiple choice format. Grammardog Guides help students recognize the connection between language and meaning. By learning how to analyze grammar and style, students discover they can decode the meaning of literature on their own.
Grades: 6 - 12

Grammardog Guide to The Awakening
from Grammardog.com
GMD0189 (Middle School, High School)
Grammar, Style, and Proofreading Exercises designed to teach grammar in context. These reproducible exercises use sentences from the literature. Each literary work is analyzed for 12 of the following 14 elements: parts of speech; proofreading (spelling, capitalization, punctuation); simple, compound, complex sentences; complements; phrases; verbals; clauses; passive/active voice; pronouns; figurative language; poetic devices; sensory imagery; allusions and symbols; humor; literary analysis. Includes Answer Key and Glossary of Literary Analysis Terms. All exercises are in multiple choice format. Grammardog Guides help students recognize the connection between language and meaning. By learning how to analyze grammar and style, students discover they can decode the meaning of literature on their own.
Grades: 6 - 12

Grammardog Guide to Bartleby the Scrivener
from Grammardog.com
GMD0190 (Middle School, High School)
Grammar, Style, and Proofreading Exercises designed to teach grammar in context. These reproducible exercises use sentences from the literature. Each literary work is analyzed for 12 of the following 14 elements: parts of speech; proofreading (spelling, capitalization, punctuation); simple, compound, complex sentences; complements; phrases; verbals; clauses; passive/active voice; pronouns; figurative language; poetic devices; sensory imagery; allusions and symbols; humor; literary analysis. Includes Answer Key and Glossary of Literary Analysis Terms. All exercises are in multiple choice format. Grammardog Guides help students recognize the connection between language and meaning. By learning how to analyze grammar and style, students discover they can decode the meaning of literature on their own.
Grades: 6 - 12

Gardner's Guide to Pitching and Selling Animation
from GGC Publishing
GGC9781589650589 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781589650589
From brainstorming the first idea to making an actual sale, this resource covers the ins and outs of animation development. Whether deciding what format is best to present ideas, explaining how to get the chance to pitch a concept, or discussing how to deal with the outcome - positive or negative - this book serves as a toolkit for those trying to find a place in the animation industry. Expert interviews and case studies follow several ideas through the development process, and there is information on half-hour programs, webisodes, feature films, and short films. For students and professionals alike, this is a comprehensive guide to making a successful pitch and selling an animation concept.
Grades: Staff

December 21 2008 Specials

Britannica Guide to Climate Change
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398484 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781593398484
There are a few subjects that divide opinion more than climate change. What is the truth? Can the solution be found in a global political treaty or individual action? This Britannica guide gives a clear overview of the scientific evidence, from data showing how the atmosphere has changed in the last 4.5 billion years to more recent studies on the symptoms of a warming planet and the global effects of greenhouse gases, deforestation, and population. The guide introduces you to the possible solutions and to key figures in the debate, from the origins of environmentalism through to the Kyoto Protocol and beyond. In his wide-ranging introduction, Robert M. May, leading commentator and former President of the Royal Society, looks at the current scientific debates concerning climate change and shows how our actions can change the future.
Grades: 6 - 12

January Daily Journal Writing Prompts
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR3130 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781420631302
Give young writers plenty of practice with Daily Journal Writing Prompts. These valuable resources include ready-to-use journal starters, along with special holiday topics for each month. Word banks are provided to help introduce seasonal vocabulary, and topical prompts give students plenty of writing practice throughout the month.
Grades: K - 2

New Years Around the World Lapbook
from Knowledge Box Central
KBC600133 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
Learn about how New Years is celebrated around the world! Fun, hands-on lapbook, with all templates and instructions included!
Grades: K - 6

Smart Shopping Book 5 (Student Workbook) (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP7569I (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599057767
Build your students' confidence and enhance the math skills they use in everyday situations! Each of the six books in the Practical Math in Context presents topics students are likely to encounter in everyday life. Mastery of practical math skills is the overarching goal of the series. Each book includes problems that involve estimation, equations, mental math, calculators, and critical thinking. Each book includes additional concept-specific skills such as graphing, averages, statistics, ratios, and measurement. The series is appropriate for use with small groups, a full class, or by independent learners. The lessons are self-explanatory, freeing the teacher for individual instruction.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 6 - 12

The Catcher in the Rye
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920463 (High School)
ISBN: 9780978920463
This guide for
The Catcher in the Rye contains student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with tenth through twelfth grade English/Language Arts content standards. This guide includes: author biography and expository writing activities, notes on historical context, including post World War II New York City, bildungsroman introduction and activity, understanding and dealing with loss, allusions and terminology , anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity, pre-reading activities, post-reading activities, vocabulary lists with and without definitions, vocabulary activities, reading comprehension questions, study-guide questions, standards focus activities on diction and syntax, characterization and foils, stream of consciousness, symbolism, conflict, theme, perspective, and more, assessment preparation activities on word roots, changing parts of speech, word parts, multiple definitions, connotation and denotation, and more , graphic organizers, literary analysis, critical thinking activities, essay-writing ideas and prompts, extension activities, summary of the novel, quizzes, two different final test versions, alternative assessment, project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 10 - 12

Theme Pockets, January (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC0584I (Primary)
ISBN: 9781596734937
With the Theme Pockets series, you can enliven every month of the year with fun, exciting learning projects that students can proudly present in a unique book format. Each of the 12 titles has three engaging themes with lots of writing and art.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 1 - 3

Winter Fun for Kat
from Picture Window Books
PWB9781404833944 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781404833944
Read-it! Readers These readers will delight children while strengthening their independent reading skills. Read-it! Readers and Read-it! Readers en Espanol are simple and effective ways to get the reading results you want and the quality you need. With the guidance of literacy educators and reading specialists, these series combine the elements for success in reading with entertaining stories children love. Just select the appropriate color level and language for your readers, and watch them start on the amazing road to reading.
Grades: PK - 3

December 15 2008 Specials

A Christmas Carol (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02567I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055596
One of the best-loved stories ever written. Scrooge is downright mean and cold-hearted---the stingiest man in all of London. Could anything on earth transform him into a kind and caring human being? Probably not. But the Spirit of Christmas is very powerful---more powerful by far than anything on earth.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

Celebrating Christmas
from Ready-Ed Publications
RED8006 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781863973502
Explores the history and traditions associated with the Christmas season. Teaches that Christmas is a multicultural celebration with traditions borrowed from many parts of the globe. Contains excellent background information and wealth of practical activities.
Grades: 1 - 8

Christmas
from Compass Point Books
CPB9780756527464 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780756527464
Let's See Library - Holidays Let's celebrate! Take a look at the origins, cultural celebrations, symbolism, and significance of a variety of holidays in these delightful titles.
Grades: 1 - 3

Christmas Thematic Unit
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR0259 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781557342591
Christmas Thematic Unit is based on the following pieces of literature: Night Tree, The Wild Christmas Reindeer, The Polar Express. This reproducible resource is filled with ready-to-use lessons and cross-curricular activities. Also included are management ideas, creative suggestions for the classroom, and a bibliography.
Grades: 1 - 3

Discovering Ecology
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404077EB (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781580377195
Develop environmental awareness and profile the different biomes of our planet while focusing on current topics of the day. Topics include: alternative fuels; pollution; acid rain; the greenhouse effect; the ozone layer; and the effect we have on the environment. Includes maps and diagrams, vocabulary words, unit projects, exercises, illustrations, and everything you will need to teach an Ecology unit or supplement your science curriculum. Supports National Science standards.
Grades: 4 - 12

Why Do We Hang Christmas Stockings?
from Gallopade International
GAL21528 (Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate)
The Holiday Readers combine reading and activities in a kid-friendly format. Written at a 2-3 grade level, the clear, readable style easily captures and maintains kids' interest.
Grades: K - 4

Winter
from Picture Window Books
PWB9781404808249 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781404808249
Through the Seasons Drizzling rain. Sizzling sun. Falling leaves. Drifting snow. This stunning tour of seasonal changes across North America will excite and encourage readers to make their own observations about the seasons where they live.
Grades: PK - 1

December 11 2008 New Books

The Shakespeare Diaries: A Manual for the Reconstruction of Christendom
from Santa Monica Press
SMP9781595809889 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781595809889
This book considers different kinds of action; how to gauge the effectiveness of action; whether or not one or more actions are complementary or mutually destructive; and who should carry out the actions. French writer, thinker, and activist Jean Ousset examines the fundamental questions of effective social action, such as ideology, people, resources, and how to evaluate conflicting principles. Anyone interested in effecting social change or studying modern social movements will find this both a compelling and unique work.
Grades: Staff

Educating the Net Generation: A Fictional Autobiography
from Santa Monica Press
SMP9781595809896 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781595809896
In examining the unique characteristics of the Net Generation, this book addresses the national problem of escalating high-school dropout rates and student disengagement and offers solutions as to how to best involve students of the millennial generation. Besides contrasting this generation’s educational needs and expectations to those of their Gen-X parents and Baby Boomer grandparents, the narrative examines why many students resist participating in formalized education in schools and drop out. Recommendations for changes in school policy and financial investment critical to turning the situation around are also included, along with an inventory/checklist for parents, teachers, and school administrators to determine if their individual school environment has what it takes to keep students motivated and engaged.
Grades: Staff

A House Rabbit Primer: Understanding and Caring for Your Companion Rabbit
from Santa Monica Press
SMP9781595809902 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781595809902
All aspects of rabbit care for both new and experienced pet rabbit owners are discussed in this handbook. Detailed information on how to house, feed, and train rabbits is provided, with a comprehensive medical section on creating a first aid kit, diagnosing different rabbit diseases, and giving emergency care. Rabbits make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the pet population, and with more pet owners choosing to keep their rabbits indoors full time, this guide lays out practical information for making rabbits a healthy part of any family.
Grades: Staff

We're Going to See the Beatles: An Oral History of Beatlemania
from Santa Monica Press
SMP9781595809872 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781595809872
Comprised of fans' anecdotes, photographs, personal stories, and mementos, the contributors' stories reconstruct the entire history of Beatlemania in America, dating from the earliest whispers about the group to The Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and from the breakup to the present day. The stories range from hilarious to compelling and poignant. What emerges from these stories is a richly detailed and entertaining history of the profound impact that The Beatles and their music had on their fans' personal lives - an effect that continues to be meaningful to this day.
Grades: Staff

Essay Apprentice
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780981624303 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780981624303
The perfect precursor to the best-selling Essay Architect, our Essay Apprentice Writing Program helps students who are unable to write a five-paragraph essay or need a lot of extra help with the essentials of good writing. By building the basic foundations of writing through simple, yet practical activities, students learn the step-by-step process of creating writing they can be proud of. Help students build autonomy and confidence through simple, practical, creative writing activities and exercises. Help struggling or anxious writers through the basics parts of an essay by working step-by-step on each part of the writing process. This unique, research-based, yet practical Essay Apprentice Writing Program includes: a) creative writing exercises to focus on purposes and types of writing; b) sentence construction activities focused on writing clean, succinct sentences that make sense; c) paragraph construction activities to help students develop focused and coherent paragraphs; d) preparing for formal writing through whole-class and small group activities; e) evaluating model and non-model essays; f) preparing for individual writing; g) resources, tips, and hints; and h)15 student essays for evaluation!
Grades: 6 - 12

A Midsummer Night's Dream
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920470 (High School)
ISBN: 9780978920470
This guide for
A Midsummer Night's Dream features worksheets, handouts, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with eleventh and twelfth grade English/Language Arts content standards. Designed for grades 9-11, this Guide is sure to have everything you need to teach the content standards and an enjoyment of the literature! This guide includes: author biography, anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity, notes on the elements of drama, Shakespeare's theater, and understanding Shakespeare's language, vocabulary list with and without definitions, note-taking scene guides and comprehension check questions for each scene, standards focus activities on development of drama, figures of speech, dynamic and static characters, and more, assessment preparation activities on vocabulary development, word parts, vocabulary in context, quizzes for every act, two final test versions, summary of the play, pre-reading, post-reading and essay/writing ideas and prompts, two project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 9 - 11

The Catcher in the Rye
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920463 (High School)
ISBN: 9780978920463
This guide for
The Catcher in the Rye contains student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with tenth through twelfth grade English/Language Arts content standards. This guide includes: author biography and expository writing activities, notes on historical context, including post World War II New York City, bildungsroman introduction and activity, understanding and dealing with loss, allusions and terminology , anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity, pre-reading activities, post-reading activities, vocabulary lists with and without definitions, vocabulary activities, reading comprehension questions, study-guide questions, standards focus activities on diction and syntax, characterization and foils, stream of consciousness, symbolism, conflict, theme, perspective, and more, assessment preparation activities on word roots, changing parts of speech, word parts, multiple definitions, connotation and denotation, and more , graphic organizers, literary analysis, critical thinking activities, essay-writing ideas and prompts, extension activities, summary of the novel, quizzes, two different final test versions, alternative assessment, project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 10 - 12

The Giver
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780981624310 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780981624310
This guide for
The Giver contains student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with seventh through ninth grade English/Language Arts content standards. This guide includes: author biography, notes/activity on genre, list of allusions and terminology, vocabulary list with and without definitions, anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity, note-taking and summarizing activities, standards focus activities on foreshadowing, point of view, symbolism, setting and problem, imagery, elements of style, conflict, theme, character development, and elements of plot, comprehension check questions every two chapters, assessment preparation activities including punctuation, spelling, and grammar, word origins-etymology, identifying parts of speech, vocabulary in context, verb tense and agreement, synonyms and antonyms, sentence structure, and more, reading quizzes every two chapters, vocabulary quizzes every two chapters, two final test versions, novel summary, pre-reading ideas and activities, post-reading ideas and activities, essay/writing ideas and prompts, project rubric, response to literature rubric, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 7 - 9

Number the Stars
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920449 (Middle School)
ISBN: 9780978920449
This guide for
Number the Stars contains student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with fifth through seventh grade English/Language Arts content standards. This guide includes: author biography, notes on genre: fiction, anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity: bravery, historical context notes on Hitler's plan and maps of Europe and Denmark, vocabulary lists with and without definitions, list and meanings of allusions and terms , note-taking and summarizing activities, standards focus activities on flashback, setting, imagery, conflict, foreshadowing, comprehension check questions , assessment preparation activities on commas, colons and semi-colons, precise word choice, indefinite pronouns, misused verbs, and vocabulary in context, reading quizzes every three chapters, two final test versions, novel summary, pre-reading, post-reading, and essay/writing activities and ideas, two project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 6 - 8

The Scarlet Letter
from Secondary Solutions
SSS9780978920456 (High School)
ISBN: 9780978920456
This guide for
The Scarlet Letter contains student coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher guides aligned with tenth through twelfth grade English/Language Arts content standards. This guide includes: author biography, notes on historical context, including puritanism, crime and punishment, and life as a puritan, notes on historical terminology and allusions, anticipation/reaction pre-reading activity, pre-reading activities, post-reading activities, vocabulary lists with and without definitions, vocabulary activities, reading comprehension questions, study-guide questions, standards focus activities on allusions, motif, conflict, setting, symbolism, plot, theme, and more, assessment preparation activities on word roots, context clues, word parts, definitions, analogies, connotation, and more , graphic organizers, literary analysis, critical thinking activities, essay-writing ideas and prompts, extension activities, summary of the novel, quizzes, two different unit test versions, alternative assessment, project and response to literature rubrics, and a complete answer key.
Grades: 10 - 12

December 10 2008 Specials

Wonders: A Journey Around the World
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404032EB (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781580377645
Explore the various wonders of the world, including ancient, animal, art, modern, monumental, and natural wonders. Brief quotes and summaries capture student interest. Reproducible activities meet a variety of student learning styles. Perfect for small or large groups or to enrich homework assignments.
Grades: 4 - 6

The Power of Poems: Teaching the Joy of Writing Poetry
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0071 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9780929895444
This common-sense approach to teaching students in grades 3-6 how to write poetry is filled with classroom-proven strategies and activities that free you to fit poetry into any part of your day.
Grades: 3 - 6

Reading, Language & Math Activities: Winter
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR3889
ISBN: 9781420638899
These quick and easy-to-implement seasonal activities provide students with fun-filled learning experiences. The activities are related to a variety of winter themes and holidays such as snow, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Valentine's Day, and the 100th day of school. Reading and language activities include mini-books, letter matches, word play, vocabulary-builders, and comprehension stories. Math activities include seasonal subtraction, measuring mittens, and sorting hearts.
Grades: K - 2

Helen Keller (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSA2490I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055381
Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the Teacher's Resource Guide that accompanies this biography.
Grades: 5 - 12

Christmas Junior Primary
from Imaginative Teacher
IMT0011 (Primary)
Christmas is such a huge topic. Covering the areas of Numeracy, Literacy, Technology and Art, this eBook is a fantastic way to start or simply supplement your existing planning. Simply print and go!
Grades: 1 - 3

Christmas Fun!
from Carson-Dellosa Publishing
CSD204011EB (Primary)
ISBN: 9781604183313
Celebrate Christmas through expressive arts and crafts projects, advent activities, and fun puzzles that will delight young believers!
Grades: 1 - 3

Christmas
from Picture Window Books
PWB9781404807716 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781404807716
Holidays and Celebrations It's time to have a party! Colorful illustrations and fun facts about some of the oldest and newest traditions will delight young readers.
Grades: K - 3

December 8 New Books

101 Internet Businesses You Can Start From Home (Third Edition)
from Maximum Press
MMP9781931644730 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781931644730
In a freshly-updated third edition, this invaluable resource takes an in-depth look into the new American dream - running one's own e-business from home. Starting with a guide to defining what is most important - time with family, a flexible schedule, financial freedom, and risk levels - this study moves into an investigation of how online business works, followed by profiles of 101 proven ideas guaranteed to fuel entrepreneurial thinking. From getting started in online and offline promotion, this handbook is sure to accommodate all needs and interests. The guidebook also includes a password that provides access to the companion website, offering the latest internet business news, expanded information, and additional online resources.
Grades: Staff

Business-to-business Internet Marketing (Fifth Edition)
from Maximum Press
MMP9781931644754 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781931644754
Updated with cutting-edge online examples and the latest success stories, this accessible handbook will enable any company to profit from business-to-business techniques. Practical yet visionary, this resource provides a blueprint for success by explaining seven proven strategies for increasing profits by direct marketing. Chapters include website references, internet-use statistics, and other developments such as CRM, search-engine optimization, blogging, wikis, podcasting, and social networks. Packed with real-world advice, this new edition also features a personal password to access the companion website for regularly updated news, links, and additional resources.
Grades: Staff

100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles
from Full Blast Productions
FBP9780978473808 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780978473808
100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles is a reproducible book of, as the title suggests, 100 crossword puzzles. Each puzzle is based on a theme. Each puzzle has 25 words to be found. The clues are fill-in-the blanks sentences. A list of the clues is given as well. Puzzles from 100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles can be used alone or with other thematically linked materials. Includes a complete Answer Key.
Grades: 3 - 12

100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles (Junior)
from Full Blast Productions
FBP9780978473815 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780978473815
100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles Junior is a reproducible book of, as the title suggests, 100 crossword puzzles. The Junior in the title implies that the book will work with a younger audience, but it also means the puzzles will work with second language learners at a more beginner level. Each unit is based on a theme. Each unit has 10 words to be studied. To begin, an illustration is given for each vocabulary word. There is a space provided for the student to practice writing the words. The students are then given a blank crossword grid. The illustrations are repeated on the page and serve as the clues to the crossword puzzle.Puzzles from 100 Thematic Crossword Puzzles Junior can be used alone or with other thematically linked materials. Includes a complete Answer Key.
Grades: 3 - 12

Foreign Invaders: Non-Native Species and Their Effect on North America's Ecosystems
from Full Blast Productions
FBP9780978473839 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780978473839
Foreign Invaders is a reproducible reading-and-discussion text that features 20 stories about non-native species and their effect on North America's ecosystems, with exercises. It can be used for low-intermediate to intermediate students. Units include Burmese Python, House Sparrow, Dutch Elm Disease, Garlic Mustard, Red Imported Fire Ant, Mute Swan, Yellow Starthistle, Wild Boar, Water Hyacinth, Zebra Mussel, Whirling Disease, Africanized Honey Bees, Green Crab, Plum Pox, American Bullfrog, Phragmites Australis, Asian Long-Horned Beetle, Asian Carp, Purple Loosestrife and West Nile Virus. Includes a complete answer key.
Grades: 5 - 12

From Sea to Sea to Sea: A Newcomer's Guide to Canada
from Full Blast Productions
FBP9780978473846 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9780978473846
From Sea to Sea to Sea is a reproducible ESL/EFL/LITERACY reading-and-discussion text. It can be used either as classroom material or as self-study material for low-intermediate to intermediate students. It offers a number of important design features to make both teaching and learning easier and more enjoyable. Each unit examines a topic that is important to know, if someone's desire is to learn about Canada or their desire is to become a Canadian citizen. The topics will genuinely interest your students. One of the primary aims of From Sea to Sea to Sea is to promote a problem-solving approach to language learning. On their first encounter with the reading passages, students should be encouraged to work out the solutions to the exercises with limited teacher guidance.
Grades: 5 - 12

The Picture of Dorian Gray: Puzzle Pack
from Teacher's Pet Publications
TPP251PP (High School)
ISBN: 9781602490710
Here's a whole manual full of puzzles, games, and worksheets related to the novel! It includes: 1 unit word list & clues, 4 unit fill in the blank worksheets, 4 unit multiple choice worksheets, 4 unit magic squares, 4 unit word searches, 4 unit crosswords, 32 unit bingo cards, 1 vocabulary word list & definitions, 4 vocab fill in the blank worksheets, 4 vocab matching worksheets, 4 vocab magic squares worksheets, 4 vocab word searches, 4 vocab crosswords, 4 vocab juggle letter review worksheets, 1 master set of vocab flash cards, 32 vocab bingo cards, and answer keys to all worksheets & puzzles. Unit words are character names, symbols, places, etc. Vocabulary words are chosen from the book and are the same words used in the LitPlan Teacher Pack. Great for review, reinforcement, substitute teachers, & more!
Grades: 9 - 12

The Picture of Dorian Gray: LitPlan Teacher Pack
from Teacher's Pet Publications
TPP251D (High School)
ISBN: 9781602490680
A foundation of materials for teaching a work of literature, LitPlan Teacher Packs™ from Teacher’s Pet Publications have everything you need for a complete unit of study. Download, print, and teach. Developed and used by respected teaching professionals, these manuals incorporate the IRA/NCTE standards with practical, proven methods of teaching and assessing students’ learning on a variety of levels. The straight-forward format of the manuals makes them useful for whole-class book study, lit circles or book groups, tutoring, and independent study projects. Includes study questions, quizzes, unit tests, daily lessons, vocabulary, writing assignments, activities & games, review materials, and more–more materials than you will be able to use in one unit–all organized, planned, and ready-to-teach.
Grades: 9 - 12

Flip for Comprehension - English
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0205 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895833
Ten bonus activities plus all fifty-five activities from the original book! Use this CD with your whole class, a small group, or as part of a computer lab or independent computer lab.
Grades: K - 5

Flip for Comprehension - Spanish
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0163 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895840
Ten bonus activities plus all fifty-five activities from the original book! Use this CD with your whole class, a small group, or as part of a computer lab or independent computer lab.
Grades: K - 5

Listening to Young Writers: Developing Writing Competency through Conversation, Engagement and Assessment
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0128 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895819
Honor and develop the voices of the youngest writers with this systematic, classroom-proven approach. Includes positive rubrics and model mini-lessons. Especially useful for ELL students.
Grades: K - 3

Literature Models to Teach Expository Writing
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0076 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9780929895475
Model critical expository-writing Target Skills and integrate content-area writing throughout the curriculum. With kindergarten-, primary-, and intermediate-level lessons for each literature selection.
Grades: K - 5

The Power of Poems: Teaching the Joy of Writing Poetry
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0071 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9780929895444
This common-sense approach to teaching students in grades 3-6 how to write poetry is filled with classroom-proven strategies and activities that free you to fit poetry into any part of your day.
Grades: 3 - 6

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP08778I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599056050
Saddleback Classics were expressly designed to welcome developing readers to the wondrous world of great literature. Each novel, complete in just 80 pages, has been painstakingly adapted to retain the integrity of the original work. Each provides the reader a sense of the author's style and an understanding of the novel's theme. The low reading level assures success and stimulates a desire for further reading. And it goes without saying that the beloved characters and ever popular plots of these masterpieces guarantee a high interest level!
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

A Christmas Carol (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02567I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055596
One of the best-loved stories ever written. Scrooge is downright mean and cold-hearted---the stingiest man in all of London. Could anything on earth transform him into a kind and caring human being? Probably not. But the Spirit of Christmas is very powerful---more powerful by far than anything on earth.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP06155I (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055954
Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. Some playful fairies decide to make mischief with unsuspecting humans. Can true love overcome all obstacles? Two young Athenian couples are put to the test. Comedy reigns in this enchanting fantasy about the nature of romantic love.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 6 - 12
More ebooks in the Saddleback Educational Publishing Series of Great Literature.

December 7 New Books

White Fang (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP05353I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055916
Life is a constant struggle in the frozen wilderness of Alaska. For a wolf-dog called White Fang, every day is a fight for survival-until he's taken in by a young American mining engineer. White Fang's world turns upside down when his new owner takes him home to California. How does he react? Is it likely that a wild wolf-dog can adjust to civilization? Some folks think it's impossible. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

Twelfth Night (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP08581I (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599056012
Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 6 - 12

Treasure Island (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02818I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055718
The world's all- time favorite pirate story. Jim and his friends have the treasure map but they're badly outnumbered. Do they have a chance against the bloodthirsty mutineers? Long John Silver says he's on Jim's side. But the one-legged old pirate is clever and wily; and Jim's very life is at stake! This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

The War of the Worlds (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP05337I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055909
Victorian England is riding high. People are so prosperous and smug they imagine themselves the masters of the universe. Then the unthinkable happens: England is attacked by Martians! panic erupts as the countryside goes up in flames. Is there no way to stop the ghastly, machinelike creatures and their deadly heat rays? This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

The Time Machine (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02796I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055701
A memorable fantasy of the future by the first great writer of science fiction. "The white bar can propel my Time Machine into the future," he explained. "The black bar can send it into the past." As the Time Traveler continues his amazing story, his friends become increasingly suspicious. They can't quite believe his wild story about the evil Morlocks and the beautiful Eloi. Would you believe it? This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

The Three Musketeers (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02974I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055794
The young man has only one dream---to join the brave company of the king's musketeers. Will he be clever and daring enough to make his dream come true? He rides into Paris on his old, broken-down horse. A world of adventure is just ahead. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

The Tempest (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP06384I (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055992
Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 6 - 12

The Scarlet Letter (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02745I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055688
A gripping tale of secret sin and ruthless revenge. Hester Prynne must be punished. Why won't she name her baby's father? The vengeful Puritans of Boston demand an answer. Can the new doctor in town unlock the mystery of the shameful secret? Hester's gentle pastor seems unable; or unwilling; to give her any help. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

The Red Badge of Courage (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP02702I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055664
A young soldier's dreams of battle glory clash with the nightmare of bloody reality. The Civil War battlefields are nothing like Henry Fleming had imagined them to be. Isn't it the duty of every living creature to save it's own life? Yet Henry is afraid to return to his regiment. His comrades are sure to sneer at his cowardice. This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12
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